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Thursday, April 8th, 2010 0

Posted on April 08, 2010 by Flashpoints
 
Massey Energy Complex near Montcoal, WV is seen in a Wednesday, April 6, 2010 aerial photo. A Massey executive said Thursday, April 8, 2010 that more drilling is needed to help clear a West Virginia mine of dangerous gases so that rescue teams go underground again.(AP Photo/Charleston Daily Mail, Craig Cunningham)

Massey Energy Complex near Montcoal, WV is seen in a Wednesday, April 6, 2010 aerial photo. A Massey executive said Thursday, April 8, 2010 that more drilling is needed to help clear a West Virginia mine of dangerous gases so that rescue teams go underground again.(AP Photo/Charleston Daily Mail, Craig Cunningham)

We’ll feature an extended report on the failure of the government and the Massey coal mining company to protect its workers; also, we’ll continue to follow the journey of a Canadian minister trying to hold the Church accountable for the genocide of the indigenous population of Canada; and we’ll also look at the recent closing of the Nummi-Toyota plant in California.

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Guests:

Steve Zeltzer, labor journalist/videographer and co-host

Barry Shepherd, labor activist and writer

Jeff Biggers, labor activist and writer

Rev. Jim Lewis, Episcopal Minister, Charleston WV

Juan Castillo, UAW2244 Executive Board member

Kevin Annett, former Minister and filmmaker

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Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 0

Posted on March 10, 2010 by Flashpoints
 

Unrepentant, award-winning documentary film

Unrepentant


Today on Flashpoints, an encore broadcast of “Unrepentant”, a documentary exposing Canada’s dirty secret about the genocide against Native Peoples.

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Friday, February 19th, 2010 1

Posted on February 19, 2010 by Flashpoints

Kevin Pina: Haiti: We Must Kill the Bandits

Kevin Pina: Haiti: We Must Kill the Bandits

Special correspondent Kevin Pina was in Cite Soleil delivering necessary material and food to thousands of people who are facing starvation in the rainy season; also, we’ll look at an investigation coming out of Canada into how private contractors like Blackwater are capitalizing on the Haiti earthquake; and we’ll feature more excerpts from Kevin Pina’s award-winning documentary, Haiti: We Must Kill the Bandits.

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Guests:

Kevin Pina

Anthony Fenton, independent journalist – see this link for his latest article on Haiti

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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 0

Posted on September 10, 2009 by Flashpoints
 

Canadas Outsourced War for Iraqs Oil Riches

Canada's Outsourced War for Iraq's Oil Riches

We continue our focus on the resistance to expanding mountaintop removal in Appalachia, we’ll speak to Mike Roselle of Climate Ground Zero; also, an in-depth investigation into Canada’s role in the occupation and colonial-privatization of Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine; ongoing Israeli settler attacks in the occupied West Bank, we’ll have news headlines from Palestine; Community Business with Catherine Austin Fitts; and a commentary by Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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Guests:

Mike Roselle, Climate Ground Zero (also check out I Love Mountains)

Anthony Fenton, investigative journalist

International Middle East Media Center

Catherine Austin Fitts, Solari Network

Mumia Abu Jamal

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  • Musicians!!

    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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