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Wednesday January 2nd 2019 0

Posted on January 02, 2019 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: A major victory in the multi-decade battle to free maximum security political prisoner, and world renowned radio commentator— Mumia Abu Jamal. Also, we’ll speak to a noted Mexican-American activist and organizer about the latest violent attack by US border patrol on Central American Migrant seeking Asylum in the US. And we’ll be joined by noted author and global activist, V Jay Prashad to look back on the highlights and low ebbs of 2018 and where 2019 might take us.

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Flashpoints 01-02-19

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 0

Posted on October 26, 2017 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, We’ll speak to Pablo Alvarado of NDLON about the expanded battle to assure worker rights for undocumented people who will be doing the crucial work of rebuilding Northern California in the face of massive destruction left by the wildfires: also we hear about a new UNDOCUFUND  to support undocumented workers who lost everything they had including their homes; And we’ll get an update on the case of Political Prisoner and noted journalist, Mumia Abu Jamal.

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Monday July 17th 2017 0

Posted on July 17, 2017 by Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints: Conservatives and Republicans take the lead blocking US participation in the Saudi slaughter in Yemen. Also, US and western oil giants salivating at thr prospects of buying a chunk Saudi oil through Aramco. And the battle to free Mumia continues. 

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Flashpoints 07-17-17

 

 

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Thursday July 6th 2017 0

Posted on July 06, 2017 by Flashpoints

trump-putin-pointToday on Flashpoints: A look at Trumps whirlwind visit to Poland, as
the president touches down in Germany for the G7, a midst massive
street protests and his first face to face with Valdimir Putin. Also,
new information may open the door to freedom for long time political
prisoner, Mumia Abu Jamal. We’ll have a one on one with Norman
Solomon on how the Dems are willing to risk world war three in order to
dump Trump in 2020. And  how art is helping to transform a community
in San Jose California

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Monday April 3rd 2017 0

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Flashpoints

free_muniaToday on Flashpoints:  Restore Sanity: A new grassroots group
announces  an anti-corruption campaign to dump Trump.  Also background
and an update on the life and times of Mumia Abu Jamal.  And we’ll
replay for our national audiences the extended Flashpoints interview
with UFW President, Arturo Rodriguez, in honor of Cesar Chavez’s
birthday

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Flashpoints 04-03-17

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Thursday July 18th 2016 0

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Flashpoints

FPLOGO1_400x400Today on Flashpoints: The Clintons and the Haitian earthquake. The Clintons and the drug wars. Also, Mumia sits in prison while Hinkley goes free. And excerpts of a new speech by author and activist Rebecca Gordon

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Flashpoints 07-28-16

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Thursday March 17th 2016 0

Posted on March 17, 2016 by Flashpoints

-cbad70baf26ade09Today on Flashpoints: A live report from Tegucigalpa, Honduras on the
death-squad murder of a second indigenous leader in two weeks. Also,
the governor of Michigan testifies before congress about why he
decided to take actions that lead to the lead-poisoning of the people
of Flint. We’ll have an update on the medical condition of Mumia Abu
Jamal, And feminist playwright/performance artist sherry Glaser will
stop by on her way to the theater to tell us what she is up to tonight

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Flashpoints 03-17-16

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Tuesday April 7th 2015 0

Posted on April 07, 2015 by Flashpoints

HMToday on Flashpoints: An in-depth look at the criminalization of poverty, outlined in a troubling new report from the Institute for Policy Studies, the poor get prison. Also, the battle of the continued US militarization of the Koreas, as a part of the US pacific pivot. And an update on the health of political prisoner and commentator, Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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Flashpoints 04-07-15

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Monday April 6th 2015 0

Posted on April 06, 2015 by Flashpoints

IRUSAToday on Flashpoints: We’ll look at the Iran deal as the debate moves back to the US and into the US Congress. Will the deal stick and what are implications if it does? Also, supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal say he is facing a grave medical situation and urgent action is needed now. And the Electronic Intifada returns with it’s host, Nora Barrows-Friedman

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Flashpoints 04-06-15

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Wednesday October 8th 2014 0

Posted on October 08, 2014 by Flashpoints

mumiaToday on Flashpoints: Syria up in flames as Kurds protest all over Turkey, at least 11 dead. Also, we’ll hear the voice and words of Mumia Abu-Jamal from his commencement speech given recently to Goddard University graduate students.

 

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Flashpoints 10-08-14

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    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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