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Thursday December 29th 2016 0

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Flashpoints

fplogo1_400x400Today on Flashpoints: The US expels 35 Russian diplomats as punishment for alleged interference in last month’s election. The US lame duck president Obama, gives the Ruskys 72 hours to get out of dodge. Also we’ll have an update on Haiti with Senior Producer Kevin Pina. And we’ll rebroadcast our recent interview with Ali Abunimah.

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Tuesday December 20th 2016 0

Posted on December 20, 2016 by Flashpoints

haitians_voting_in_the_2006_electionsToday on Flashpoints: Haiti in turmoil once again as her people fight for democracy against an attempt to transform it into a corrupt narco state through fraudulent elections. We talk with Jeb Sprague, author of the book “Paramilitarism And The Assault on Democracy in Haiti”, about the election of military chieftain, drug baron and DEA fugitive, Guy Philippe to Haiti’s senate. Then we are joined by Maud Jean-Michel of Radio Timoun in Haiti and Haitian political analyst, Frantz Jerome to talk about the accused money launderer, Jovenel Moise and tens of thousands of pro-democracy protestors demanding to overturn his fraudulent election to Haiti’s presidency. Finally we present an encore broadcast of an interview Executive Producer, Dennis Bernstein did with indie Canadian Journalist, Eva Bartlett, just back from Aleppo.

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Wednesday November 30th 2016 0

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Flashpoints

fake-newsToday on Flashpoints: A new anonymous red squad to police independent journalists, points a finger at Counterpunch, Consortium News, Truth Out and dozens of other so called phony new websites. Also, an update on Haiti with Senior Producer, Kevin Pina.

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Wednesday November 23rd 2016 0

Posted on November 23, 2016 by Flashpoints

haitians_voting_in_the_2006_electionsToday on Flashpoints, we talk with senior correspondent, Miguel Gavilan-Molina, about tomorrow’s sunrise ceremony on Alcatraz Island, here in the SF Bay Area. The event is being held in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their resistance to the Dakota access pipeline. Then we turn our attention back to Haiti, where recent elections there this past Sunday are shaping to be a repeat of the massive fraud that derailed the last elections held on October 25th 2015.

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Wednesday October 12th 2016 0

Posted on October 12, 2016 by Flashpoints

57fae721c46188bf488b461dToday on a Flashpoints: Haitians dying in large number as a result of
the recent hurricane and the devastating US policy toward the poverty stricken nation. We’ll feature a front line report from on the ground in Haiti. We’ll also talk in studio with Walter Riley of the Haiti
Emergency Relief Fund: And our series  Letters on Earth, with poet on assignment, and roving activist, Aurora Levins Morales.
Aurora’s  latest epistle from the center of the resistance at the
Dakota Access pipeline resistance

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Wednesday October 5th 2016 0

Posted on October 05, 2016 by Flashpoints

la-fg-haiti-hurricane-matthew-pictures-20161004Today on Flashpoints: We devote the first half of the show to Haiti and the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 strom pummeled the island nation with at least 5 people killed. It also forced the cancellation of the upcoming elections scheduled for this Sunday, amid growing fears the Obama administration may militarize relief efforts there, as they did following the January 2010 earthquake with the announcement of the deployment of an aircraft carrier and 300 US marines. Then, we’ll feature a special report by Flashpoints senior producer, Miguel Gavilan Molina, with an extended portrait of Pablo Alvarado, called the Cesar Chavez of day laborers, and an accomplished musician who just released his first CD.

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Tuesday October 4th 2016 0

Posted on October 04, 2016 by Flashpoints

20129307563111734_20Today on Flashpoints: We broadcast to our national audience, a program we did this past Friday, September 30th with guest host, Kevin Pina. September 30th marked the 25th commemoration  of the brutal coup in Haiti.

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Wednesday September 28th 2016 0

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Flashpoints

fplogo1_400x400Today on Flashpoints: A people’s rebellion brewing in the streets of Haiti. Also, an interview with Dr Margaret Flowers, running for senate in Maryland, on the green party ticket. And the Election Crimes Bulletin returns with Greg Palast.

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Wednesday August 31st 2016 0

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Flashpoints

Dilma_Rousseff_comenta_os_protestos_de_15_de_março_de_2015Today on a Flashpoints…native people’s activist Winona Laduke provides an update of the ongoing protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the land of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, then we go to the situation in Brazil where president Dilma Rousseff was impeached today in what is being called a constitutional coup, next we look at the possible end of nearly five decade armed struggle in the Philippines with negotiations underway in Oslo, Norway, finally we go back to the situation in Haiti where a DEA fugitive wanted for drug trafficking and money laundering has been cleared by the election council to run for the Senate.

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Tuesday August 30th 2016 0

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Flashpoints

en-390-2-3-79fbaToday on Flashpoints… we go to Haiti where tens of thousands took to the streets of Port au Prince yesterday led by former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide in support of Lavalas family presidential candidate Dr. Maryse Narcisse, then we feature a look at propaganda and the war in Syria, finally we take a closer look at an upcoming peace conference in September: No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism

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    We're searching for great new music produced by independent musicians and members of our global audience, so that we can be as non-corporate and copyright-free as possible. All genres -- from blues to electronica to world beats -- welcome!

    We like smart, political and well-produced music -- and are especially in search of possible new theme instrumentals. Please send it to Flashpoints, c/o KPFA, 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, or email your Mp3s at flashpointsproducer@gmail.com with full descriptions and credits.



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