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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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Tuesday January 21st 2014 0

Posted on January 22, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: West Virginia Governor tell the people of his state to drink at their own risk. Also, the 1st of a three part series on ongoing efforts to indict Artistide on trumped murder charges. And how come the feds went silent when their discovered a series of plots to murder members of The Occupy Movement in different Cities

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Monday November 18th 2013 0

Posted on November 18, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll feature an in-depth update on the ongoing, high level negotiations between the US and Iran. We’ll also take a close look at how Syria now figures into the over all negotiations, with Israel constantly pushing the US to take the hardest line possible. Also, Haitian pro-democracy activists protest Sean Penn’s charity work in Haiti. And Nora Barrow’s Friedman returns with the weekly electronic intifada podcast

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Thursday November 14th 2013 0

Posted on November 14, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We return to Haiti where demonstrations have steadily been growing, calling for the resignation of Michel Martelly. We also cover the rise of the community police in Mexico, as a popular alternative to the corruption of the traditional law enforcement. And the Biggz Beat returns with a commentary on “Ender’s Game and separating the art from the artist”.

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Monday August 12th 2013 0

Posted on August 12, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we take a closer look at the closing of former CIA analyst Edward Snowden’s email provider, Lavabit and the chilling reality of continuing domestic surveillance. Next, did you know that radioactive fallout from the 28 month old Fukushima disaster in Japan is still spewing into the Pacific Ocean, at what has been called apocalyptic rate? Finally, we pay tribute to missing Haitian human rights activist, Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine, who was kidnapped and disappeared seven years ago today.

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Thursday February 28th 2013 0

Posted on March 05, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we remember the ninth anniversary of the coup against the constitutional government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide in Haiti. We’ll listen to some excerpts of Senior Producer Kevin Pina’s live reports from the past. We’ll also speak with author Jeb Sprague about his new book, “Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti”.

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Wednesday January 9th 2013 0

Posted on January 10, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we’ll feature an expose on right-wing Weekly Standard Editor, William Kristol. Also The Battle for immigrants rights continues. we’ll speak to California Assemblyman Tom Amiano about his fight to pass the Trust Act, after it was vetoed once by Governor Jerry Brown. In Haiti, prosecutors visit John Bertand Arisitide in his house, amidst large militant pro-Aristides protest. We’ll also have a foreclosure update, and we will remember KPFA/La Onda producer–known and loved by many–as La Brava

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Tuesday January 8th 2013 0

Posted on January 08, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we’ll have deep background on John Brennan, Obama’s pick to be the next Director of Central Intelligence. Also in Haiti, a kangaroo court goes after former Haitian President, John Bertrand Aristide. And We”ll have our weekly report on Occupied Palestine with Nora Barrows Friedman and the Electronic Intifada

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Thursday January 3rd 2013 0

Posted on January 03, 2013 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, we discuss the current status of the Afghanistan War. Then, we focus on two Acts recently signed in to law by President Obama that affect our civil liberties. Next, we talk about global Nuclear Power Plants. And finally, we continue our coverage of Haiti and the protests developing in response to former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s summons for a hearing today by the government prosecutor’s office.

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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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