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Monday March 23rd 2015 0

Posted on March 23, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Is Google censoring content on the web solely because it’s critical of the US government? We’ll take a close look at that question and the recent experience of folks at the website AntiWar.com. Next, what foes Netanyahu’s victory in the recent Israeli elections mean for the prospects of a peaceful solution with the Palestinian people? Then, we turn our attention to the apparent profile killing of an unarmed man, Garcia Villalpando, gunned down by police officer, Robert Clark in Euless, Texas. Finally, we take a look at a recent spate of articles in the NY Times focusing on corruption, murder and drug trafficking scandals tied to the current president of Haiti, Michel Martielly

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Wednesday February 18th 2015 0

Posted on February 18, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: We take a closer look at the recent spate of violent attacks against Muslims in several communities across the United States. Then, we try to understand what impact of the election of the leftist Syriza party in Greece may have on our economy. Next, we take a look at increasing occurrences of self-immolation by Buddhist monks in Tibet. Finally, we feature an update on Haiti with Pierre Labossiere of the Haiti Action Committee.

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Tuesday February 3rd 2015 0

Posted on February 03, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Protests and a two day strike in Haiti. We’ll speak live with Flashpoints Senior Producer, Kevin Pina about this. Nora Barrows-Friedman and The Electronic Intifada return with their latest podcast. Later we proudly rebroadcast our recent interview with Kathy Kelly, and much more.

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Monday January 12th 2015 0

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: All hell breaks loose on the streets of Haiti in response to a plethora of political corruption at the highest levels. Also an extended field report on the battle, now in federal appeals court, to restore the Mexican American Studies program to the Tucson Public school system, and un=ban dozens of books by Latino authors

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Monday December 15th 2014 0

Posted on December 15, 2014 by Flashpoints

FPToday on Flashpoints: Huge militant protest in Haiti. Producer Kevin Pina will be in to explain what’s going on the ground. Also, anti-police violence protestors take it to police headquarters in downtown Oakland

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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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    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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