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Tuesday March 4th 2014 0

Posted on March 04, 2014 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The Situation remains tense in the Ukraine. We feature an in-depth discussion with a former high level CIA Analyst. Also, right-wing police groups try and scuttle an Obama justice department nominee, because of alleged connections to Mumia Abu Jamal. Palestinians stranded in refugee camps in Syria facing extreme life and death conditions, as Israel’s apartheid prime minister heads to cut a deal with Jerry Brown and movers and shakers in Silicon Valley

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Tuesday April 24th 2012 0

Posted on April 26, 2012 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints, well known actors and activists called for a major protest in Washington DC to occupy the Justice Department. The protest is both a call to free Mumia Abu Jamal and to call attention to the criminal and racist injustice system. We’ll feature an in-depth background on the case and status regarding Mumia Abu-Jamal as well as the various aspects of the continuing injustices handed out by the system. Also 2,000 students take to the streets in a pledge not to do business with Bank of America. And we’ll have an update on the case of KPFA producer and contributor Jose Alegren Gutiérrez.

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Wednesday December 7 2011 0

Posted on December 09, 2011 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints Mumia Abu Jamal taken off death row. Kathy Kelly continues her dialogue with the war-torn kids of Afghanistan. Norman Solomon makes his bid to Occupy Congress: Occupy San Francisco torn down by police in the middle of the night: Catherine Austin Fitts returns for another segment of community business and Flashpoints Labor correspondent Steve Zeltzer with the weekly Labor Update.
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Thursday – April 21, 2011 0

Posted on April 21, 2011 by Flashpoints

Benefit Poster for the Free Mumia Demonstration 11.12.2010 in Berlin.

The military moves to further isolate Bradley Manning. The Case of Mumia Abu Jamal, who has spent over 30 years on death row for a crime he did not commit. And, the author of a new book, “Green is the New Red,” about the ongoing FBI Witch Hunt and crack down on radical environmentalists.

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Linn Washington, professor and author

J. Patrick O Connor

Coleen Rowley, FBI Whistleblower

Logan Price, Courage to Resist

Will Potter Green, “Green is the New Red”

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Friday November 26, 2010 0

Posted on November 26, 2010 by Flashpoints

The Block Report: National Police Terrorism Special on Flashpoints.

Mumia Abu Jamal. Oscar Grant. The Scott Sisters. Leonard Peltier.

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Tuesday November 9th, 2010 0

Posted on November 10, 2010 by Flashpoints

flooded tent in Leogane. Photo from Ansel Herz

The Cholera scurge in Haiti expands to all parts of Port Au Prins: AsloWe revisit the tragedy of Kashmir: Will speak with Dr. Angana Chatterji, Co-convener, International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian-administered Kashmir, just back from the region: Also a crucial hearing for Mumia Abu Jamal in Philadelphia; we’ll get a live report from Dave Lindorff, who was in the hearing room, and we’ll also get an update on the people’s battle to Free Mumia Abu Jamal:

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Guests:

Dave Lindorff:Killing time: An investigation of the Death-Row Case

Dr. Angana Chatterji: Co-convener, International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian-administered Kashmir and Professor, Department of Anthropology, California Institute of Integral Studies

Ansel Herz: Independent Reporter in Haiti

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 0

Posted on November 02, 2010 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: At the Tea Party: Wing Nuts, Whack Jobs and Whitey-Whiteness of the New Republican Right… and Why We Should Take It Seriously, We’ll Speak to Laura Flanders About today’s elections and about her new anthology of essays on Sarah Palin and the tea party; Also a physician and a leading advocate of single payer health care says Obama’s patch-work health care reform package, ACTUALLY COST THE DEMOCRATS VOTES AND ENDANGERED FUTURE REFORM: And J.R. and the Block report sit down with the filmmaker, and producer of a new hard-hitting documentary on Death-Row Journalist, Mumia Abu Jamal.

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Guests:

Laura Flanders: Sarah Palan and the Tea Party

Dr Quentin Young: Single Payer and the Midterms elections

JR and the Block report to talk to the Johanna Fernandez, the producer/ filmmaker of Justice on Trial, a new hard- hitting documentary on Death-Row Journalist, Mumia Abu Jamal:

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Thursday, October 7th, 2010 0

Posted on October 07, 2010 by Flashpoints

National civil rights groups call for an immediate national moratorium on foreclosures. We’ll Feature excerpts of a new Documentary on Foreclosures, Plunder, The Crime of Our Time by Filmmaker Danny Schechter: Also JR, the Block Report spend six hours with death-row journalist, Mumia Abu Jamal: And Students, Teachers and Workers walk out of Class and off their jobs to protest the cuts in Education across the state and the country.
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Guests:

JR – Block Report Radio
Malcolm Shabazz

Danny Schechter: Plunder: The Crime of Our Time

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Thursday – September 23, 2010 0

Posted on September 23, 2010 by Flashpoints

Reporter Linn Washington aims a shot at the concrete slab durring the test to replicate conditions at the crime scene.

New evidence puts the lie to the states case against Mumia Abu Jamal. And, Robert Fisk’s speech from last night in Berkeley: “Lies, Misreporting and Catastrophe in the Middle East.”

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Guests:

Dave Lindorff – This Can’t be Happening

Robert Fisk

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Thursday, May 6th, 2010 0

Posted on May 06, 2010 by Flashpoints

Olympia-Rafah Mural Project

Olympia-Rafah Mural Project

The Rachel Corrie foundation joins dozens of other activist organizations fighting against Israeli apartheid through the arts and self-expression, Cindy Corrie joins Susan Greene of the Break the Silence Mural Project and Barbara Lubin of the Middle East Children’s Alliance in the Flashpoints studio to talk about a massive mural in downtown Olympia, Washington; also, we’ll have special coverage of the Poor People’s March to Fulfill the Dream, the march that started in Louisiana is heading for New Orleans, we pick up the story in Memphis, Tennessee; JR and the Block Report speak to Holly Works, a protester still facing trumped-up felony charges around the Oscar Grant rebellions in Oakland last year; and a new commentary on Arizona’s racist anti-immigrant legislation by political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal.

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Guests:

Susan Greene, Breaking the Silence and Olympia-Rafah Mural Project

Cindy Corrie, Rachel Corrie Foundation

Barbara Lubin, Middle East Children’s Alliance

Cheri Honkala, National Organizer for Poor People’s Economic and Human Rights Campaign

Abel Francisco, marcher

JR with Holly Works

Mumia Abu Jamal, Prison Radio

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