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Thursday September 4th 2014 0

Posted on September 04, 2014 by Flashpoints

qTToday on Flashpoints: We shine light on the more than 700,000 Americans who have been placed on the FBI’s terrorist watch list and the fact that the US government has admitted that more than 40% of the persons on the list have in their words, “no recognized terrorist affiliation”. Then we turn our attention back to the Ukraine, as it tops the agenda of the 26th NATO meeting now taking place in Wales in the United Kingdom. After that we have a quick update on Haiti and the continuing standoff between former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide and a disgraced judge appointed by the US backed government of Michel Martelly. Finally, we take an exclusive peak at a new documentary film called “Generations in Solidarity”, about Central America and the shared search for social justice.

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Monday September 1st 2014 0

Posted on September 02, 2014 by Flashpoints

USHToday on Flashpoints: We take a closer look at US intelligence policy in Syria, with former CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Then, we turn our attention back to Haiti, where former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, continues to be under attack by the US backed regime of Michel Martelly.

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Wednesday August 27th 2014 0

Posted on August 27, 2014 by Flashpoints

JAToday on Flashpoints: We have an in-depth discussion on Haiti and the attempts to implicate former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide in a corruption scandal. Then we feature our regular segment by Nora Barrows-Friedman and The Electronic Intifada on occupied Palestine.

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Thursday August 21st 2014 0

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints: We feature an exclusive interview with Ira Kurzban, legal council for former Haitian president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Then we have an in-depth conversation with Henry A. Giroux, about his book, “The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America’s Disimagination Machine. Finally, as the world confronts the breakout of hostilities and war around the planet, Executive Producer Dennis Bernstein talks with radical Buddhists about the prospects for peace.

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Monday August 18th 2014 0

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We speak with a Palestinian freelance journalist about the prospects for an extension of the current ceasefire in Gaza. Then we follow the successful blockading an Israeli cargo   ship at the Port of Oakland. Next, we continue our coverage of the escalating campaign by the US- backed government in Haiti against former president Aristide. Then we look take a closer look at   reporter James Risen’s claim that president Obama Is the ‘Greatest Enemy To Press Freedom In A   Generation’. Finally, we feature a special report by our Executive policing tactics in New York City.

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Thursday August 14th 2014 0

Posted on August 14, 2014 by Flashpoints

oilToday on Flashpoints: We feature an interview by executive producer, Dennis Bernstein, about big oil and US foreign policy in Iraq. We also feature an interview by Nora Barrows-Friedman and the Electronic Intifada, about the destruction in Gaza. Finally, we continue our drumbeat coverage of our events in Haiti, with a reported arrest warrant being issued for former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

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Tuesday August 12th 2014 0

Posted on August 12, 2014 by Flashpoints

JBAToday on Flashpoints: We go to a breaking news story in Haiti, where former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has reportedly been summoned before a court on corruption charges. Then we continue our coverage into the legacy of Richard Nixon, following the 40th anniversary of his resignation. Finally, we talk to one of the organizers of the Trail for Humanity, a 300 plus mile walk to call attention to the plight of immigrants.

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Monday June 30th 2014 0

Posted on July 01, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Obama nominates a corporate insider to be the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Also, the Supreme Court limits the collective voice of Illinois home care workers and sharply restricts access to reproductive healthcare for women. Sean Penn continues to blunder into Haitian political affairs, while Aristide’s enemies continue their vendetta against Lavalas. And civil disobedience in Sacramento California to protest big money in politics.

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Monday February 2nd 2014 0

Posted on February 05, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: Obama taken to task by educators for his flawed pro-testing policy in the public schools. Also, our regular weekly visit with Mark Karlin Buzz Flash at Truth Out. And the witch-hunt against former President Aristide Continues in Haiti. We’ll feature an exclusive interview with the former Haitian Senator Myrlande Liberus, falsely accused of killing Haiti’s most famous journalist

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Tuesday January 28th 2014 0

Posted on January 28, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We continue our multi-part series on Lyme disease, and we’ll explore how Lyme can cause neurological symptoms that look like MS and Alzheimer’s. Also, a giant hospital chain fires nurse leaders on the forefront of the fight for safe and affordable care. And we remember the most important political troubodor of the 20th and 21 first century: The beloved Pete Seeger has passed away at 94, but his spirit will live on.

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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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