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An award winning front-line investigative news magazine focusing on human, civil and workers rights, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.

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Berkeley, CA

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An award winning front-line investigative news magazine focusing on human, civil and workers rights, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.

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English


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Flashpoints – July 18, 2024

7/18/2024
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 post Flashpoints – July 18, 2024 appeared first on KPFA.
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Former FBI Agent, Coleen Rowley Protesting Gaza Genocide at RNC

7/17/2024
Today on the Show: Coleen Rowley, a former FBI special agent, protesting the Gaza genocide at the republican convention. Rowley is a strong supporter and advocate for Freedom Flotilla to break the Gaza siege. Code Pink planning a special welcome for the noted Genocidist, Bebe Netenyahu in Washington. And we’ll feature frontline headlines from Nora Barrows Friedman at the electronic Intifada The post Former FBI Agent, Coleen Rowley Protesting Gaza Genocide at RNC appeared first on KPFA.

Duration:00:59:58

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Eye Witness Report From Surgeon Just Back From Gaza

7/16/2024
Today on the Show: An eye-witness report from a surgeon just back from treating genocide victims in the Gaza Strip: The message from the doc, ” As Surgeons, We Have Never Seen Cruelty Like Israel’s Genocide in Gaza”. We urge anyone who reads this to publicly oppose sending weapons to Israel as long as this onslaught continues. Is it times for the Dems to say no more Joe, step aside. And poet Anita Barrows continue to take on the Gaza Genocide in Poetry. Vote The post Eye Witness Report From Surgeon Just Back From Gaza appeared first on KPFA.
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Flashpoints – July 15, 2024

7/15/2024
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 post Flashpoints – July 15, 2024 appeared first on KPFA.
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The Latest Edition of The Election Crimes Bulletin w/ Greg Palast

7/12/2024
Today on the Show: The Election Crimes Bulletin returns in full force as Greg Palast continues his battle to free your votes and makes sure they are counted. And Nation Reporter and Flashpoints contributor Arun Gupta tells the real back story on NATO and its huge expansion, as NATO ministers finish up their Business in Washington D.C. The post The Latest Edition of The Election Crimes Bulletin w/ Greg Palast appeared first on KPFA.
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WarLandia Returns with Arun Grupta

7/11/2024
Today on the Show: NATO and the US War Machine: Biden’s claim to fame in the expansion of NATO. Also, a new mobile billboard exposes Israeli war crimes in Gaza. The post WarLandia Returns with Arun Grupta appeared first on KPFA.
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An In Depth Discussion The Situation in Afghanistan As A Result of Post Cold War NATO Policies

7/10/2024
Today on the Show: We feature an in-depth update on the situation in Afghanistan in the context of the US Destabilization through post-cold war NATO policies. And how NATO militarized Canadian foreign policy. Canada no longer does peacekeeping. Canada is at its lowest level in 30 years for peacekeeping with only 49 Canadian soldiers on United Nations peace support operations The post An In Depth Discussion The Situation in Afghanistan As A Result of Post Cold War NATO Policies appeared first on KPFA.
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Eyewitness To Genocide in Palestine

7/9/2024
Today on the Show: The Haiti action center protests the reoccupation of Haiti by US supported and armed Kenyan troupes. Also, Eyewitness to Genocide in Palestine; bay-area activists bare witness to the killing fields The post Eyewitness To Genocide in Palestine appeared first on KPFA.
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Genocide Joe Biden Keeps The Weapons Going to Israel

7/8/2024
Today on the show: Genocide Joe keeps up the deadly weapons flow to Israel, and the killing fields widen. We’ll speak with Ziad Abbas for an update on the US/Israeli war against Palestine. We also speak with Richard Silverstein on the IDF’s Hannibal Directive. And Pierre LaBossiere, founder, of Haiti Action Committee, speaks out against the violent US supported occupation of Haiti by heavily armed Kenyan forces, with a reputation for violence against civilians The post Genocide Joe Biden Keeps The Weapons Going to Israel appeared first on KPFA.
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Flashpoints – July 5, 2024

7/5/2024
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 post Flashpoints – July 5, 2024 appeared first on KPFA.
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Flashpoints – July 4, 2024

7/4/2024
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 post Flashpoints – July 4, 2024 appeared first on KPFA.
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Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Denied Parole

7/3/2024
Today on the Show: More White Colonial mentality from the White House as Long time Native American political prisoner, Leornad Pelteir, is denied parole and a pardon by Genocide Joe. Peltier spiritual Adviser Lenny Foster will join us, along with Tony Gonzalez from AIM West and our own Miguel Gavilan Molina:- And we’ll feature this weeks frontline headlines from the Electronic Intifadi with Nora Barrows Friedman. The post Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Denied Parole appeared first on KPFA.
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Scholar And Author, Francis Boyle On The Supreme Court’s Latest Rulings

7/2/2024
Today on the show: Noted legal scholar and author Francis Boyle on recent right-wing decisions by the U.S, Supreme Court, in support of an imperial presidency: Also a genocide update on Palestine, and the expanding war between Israel and Lebanon. And we’ll look at the amazing contributions made by globally celebrated linguist and activist, Noam Chomsky The post Scholar And Author, Francis Boyle On The Supreme Court’s Latest Rulings appeared first on KPFA.
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Supreme Court Says: Political Bribery…eh, it’s Fine.

7/1/2024
Today on the show: Political bribery will surly thrive as a result of a new ruling by the Supreme Court. Also, RootsAction doubles odwn on it’s efforts urging Biden to step aside. And we present an encore broadcast of Miguel Gavilan Molin’s powerful interview with Native American Attorney and leader, Chief Iron Eyes. The post Supreme Court Says: Political Bribery…eh, it’s Fine. appeared first on KPFA.
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RootsAction’s Norman Solomon on Last Night’s Presidential Debate

6/28/2024
Today we discuss last evening’s presidential debates and the fall out with Norman Solomon of RootsAction.org. Next up, we cover today’s decision by the US Supreme Court in the Johnson v. Grants pass case that makes it far easier for states and municipalities to punish the unhoused and homelessness in the United States Then, as we have all this week, we take you back to Standing Rock North Dakota and the Global Conference of the International Indian Treaty Council with Senior Producer Miguel Gavilan Molina with his crew and their outstanding on the ground reporting. The post RootsAction’s Norman Solomon on Last Night’s Presidential Debate appeared first on KPFA.
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Alex Kirshner On His Latest Article On Tonight’s Presidential Debate

6/27/2024
Today we feature an interview with Alex Kirshner about his recent article in SLATE that explains how tonight’s presidential debate will be like no other before it. Not because of the candidates, but rather how it is being controlled and monopolized by CNN. Next up, we continue our coverage of Haiti with Flashpoints Analyst Frantz Jerome. Then, as we have all this week, we take you to Standing Rock North Dakota and the Global Conference of the International Indian Treaty Council with Senior Producer Miguel Gavilan Molina with his crew and their outstanding on the ground reporting. The post Alex Kirshner On His Latest Article On Tonight’s Presidential Debate appeared first on KPFA.

Duration:00:59:58

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Clandestine Interview From Gang Controlled Area In Haiti. And More Reports Back From Standing Rock With The FlashOnda Crew

6/26/2024
On today’s show we feature a clandestine interview from Haiti where we’ve altered their voice to protect their identity. The interview is coming from deep in a gang controlled neighborhood of Haiti’s capital. For the second half of the show we go to Senior Producer Miguel Gavilan Molina and his crew on the ground in Standing Rock North Dakota featuring special reports from the Global Conference of the International Indian Treaty Council. The post Clandestine Interview From Gang Controlled Area In Haiti. And More Reports Back From Standing Rock With The FlashOnda Crew appeared first on KPFA.
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Update On The Battle To Free Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

6/25/2024
Today on our show, Wikileaks founder and journalist Julian Assange is finally free. We speak with Chip Gibbons, the policy director for Defending Rights and Dissent about the long fight to secure his release. Then we get an update about Haiti with Flashpoints Special Correspondent Maud Jean-Michel and the 400 Kenyan police that landed there earlier today…ostensibly to help fight gangs. For the second half of the show we go with Senior Producer Miguel Gavilan Molina and his crew on the ground in Standing Rock North Dakota featuring special reports from the Global Conference of the International Indian Treaty Council. The post Update On The Battle To Free Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange appeared first on KPFA.
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Sounds From Standing Rock Day 2 Featuring Dr Stephanie Little Hawk Big Crow

6/24/2024
Today on our show, we feature an interview with Flashpoints Executive Producer Dennis Bernstein about his background and career as a journalist. Then, we turn to a special report from Standing Rock North Dakota and the Global Conference of the International Indian Treaty Council with Senior Producer Miguel Gavilan Molina The post Sounds From Standing Rock Day 2 Featuring Dr Stephanie Little Hawk Big Crow appeared first on KPFA.
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Day One From The Indian Treating Council Global Gathering at Standing Rock

6/21/2024
Today on the show: We feature the first of a series of interviews from Standing Rock at the Indian Treat Council’s Global Gathering, brought to the Pacifica Airwaves by the FlashOnda Crew with Senior Producer, Miguel Gavilan Molina. The post Day One From The Indian Treating Council Global Gathering at Standing Rock appeared first on KPFA.

Duration:00:59:59