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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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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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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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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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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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