KPFA: Flashpoints [Program Feed]

  • Flashpoints – February 15, 2019
    An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
  • United Nations Testimony in Tucson
    Today on Flashpoints: We spend the entire hour on testimony taken recently in Tucson, Arizona, by the United Nation's commission on refugees. They're dealing with the impacts of the militarization of the United States of the US/Mexico border
  • Venezuela Update & Plans For Protest on The US Intervention in Venezuela
    Today on Flashpoints: An in-depth look at the US’s latest attempt to over throw the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela. Also how the US liberal war-hawk media is a cheerleader for intervention into the internal policies of Venezuela. Also we’ll hear plans for a national protest against the US intervention in Venezuela. And we’ll rebroadcast our interview with the Executive Director of the International  Treaty Council about these multiple battles against US military occupation at the US Mexico Border
  • The Electronic Intifada Interview with Max Blumenthal
    Today on Flashpoints: We devote the entire hour to the latest podcast from The Electronic Intifada, with an extended interview with author, journalist and activist, Max Blumenthal.
  • What Israeli Lobbyists Have Been Getting Away With For Years
    Today on Flashpoints: Israeli lobbyists fail to register as agents for a foreign nation, and have been getting away with it for years. Also, endangered TPS recipient holder file a class action suit against unlawful termination,. And we’ll speak to the Executive Director of the International Treaty Council about these multiple battles against US military occupation at the US Mexico border
  • Flashpoints – February 8, 2019
    An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
  • Flashpoints – February 7, 2019
    Today on Flashpoints: California's dangerous diablo nuke hangs in Gov. Newsom's hands. Also, with the hope of Lopez Obrador behind them, thousands of maquiladoras workers walk out just over the border in Matamoros Mexico. Labor Journalist and photographer, David Bacon will tell us why and why now. Later, well rebroadcast our interview with Tohono Oodham activist, David Garcia about the ongoing devastation of Tribal lands and the environment along the US Mexico border
  • Indigenous Tribes Taking A Stand On Trump’s Border Wall
    Today on Flashpoints: Indigenous Tribes take a stand against the first new construction on Trump’s border wall in Texas. Also, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Newwork speaks out against the growing number of attacks on undocumented workers. And US Senate Advances controversial anti-BDS legislation
  • Trump & The Pacific Pivot.
    Today on Flashpoints: Trump policies toward North and South Korea and also China. Also, Flashpoints contributor and best selling author Greg Palast on the US moving to overthrow the duly elected government of Venezuela. And we’ll look at the devastating impact of Trump policies at the US Mexico border in San Diego
  • A.I.M’s Bill Means on Trump’s Militarization of The Border
    Today on Flashpoints: The United States continues it's saber-rattling against the duly elected government of Venezuela. Also, the founder of the American Indian Movement condemns the Trumps militarization of the US Mexico border and reflects on the devastating impacts that Trump’s Government shut down has had on native communities all over the US. And we continue the rebroadcast of our multi-part education special: The Battle for Public Education in the 21 st Century
  • Flashpoints – February 1, 2019
    An award winning front-line investigative news magazine, that focuses on human, civil and workers right, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
  • The Ethnic Cleansing of Mexican Studies in Tucson
    Today on Flashpoints: Professor Roberto Rodriguez talks about the ethnic cleansing of Mexican studies in Tucson. Also, we'll speak to an exile from Guatemala, who is working to save lives on the border, and explains why so many Guatemalans are willing to risk it all to leave their country.
  • A Flashpoints Special on Venezuela
    Today on Flashpoints, we feature an entire hour devoted to reports and analysis of the situation in Venezuela. First we’re joined by Flashpoints analyst for the Caribbean and Latin America, Jeanette Charles. Then we go to Caracas, Venezuela for an update on the situation on the ground with William Camacaro, a Senior Analyst with the Council on Hemispheric Affairs and a producer at our sister station WBAI in NY for the show La Voz Latina. Finally, we go to Canada for a conversation with Raul Burbano of Common Frontiers who was part of a large Canadian delegation that observed the last presidential elections in Venezuela. Mr. Urbano gives his answer to the question, were the elections fraudulent or were they free and fair?   
  • Flashpoints Broadcasts From Tucson Arizona, Day 4
    Today on Flashpoints: The Vice Chairman of Tohono O’odham Nation talks about what it means  to live under occupation by US security forces. Also, indigenous communities in Texas fight back and organize against occupation and the destruction of borderlands in the Lonestar State. And a Palestinian activist exile from pccupied Palestine compares Israeli occupation in Palestine to US occupation of the borderlands
  • Flashpoints in Tucson Day 3
    Today on Flashpoints: Sierra Club Executive Director for the borderlands, Dan Millis, talks about the destruction of wildlife at the border. He also talks about being tried for carrying water to the desert and leaving it for refugees so they don't die of thirst when fleeing north. And we'll speak to investigative journalist Todd Miller about the expanding US militarization of the US/Mexico border.

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