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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

 

 

Investigative News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein from KPFA, historic community radio station in Berkeley, California. Flashpoints is an award-winning daily investigative newsmagazine. Through original reports and some of the key investigative reporters of our time, Flashpoints goes to the frontlines and to the core of the stories in the areas of government and corporate criminality, human rights, and economic justice. From Baghdad to the US-Mexico border, Palestine to San Francisco, Port-au-Prince to Washington DC, Flashpoints monitors the centers of power as an uncensored platform of independent media.

 

 

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Iranian Women's Survival Activism + Voting Suppression in America

Airs at: Wed, 10/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  Brave Iranian women in the streets and on their bikes risk their life for freedom and basic human rights. We'll have a special report. Also The Election Crimes Bulletin Returns with Greg Palast fighting the good fight for your right to vote: Greg is poised in Atlanta for... Read more

War and Book Burning

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  Pulitzer prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges celebrates the release of his new book, The Greatest Evil is War. And Tony Diaz, founder of Libros Trafficante, on the banning and future burning of books in Texas and across America. Diaz is a pioneer in the battle for et... Read more

Arundhati Roy - The RSS: Fascism in India

Airs at: Tue, 09/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  The realities of India are in sharp contrast with the image it projects internationally. For example, you probably haven't heard of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the RSS. It is a right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary organization. The RSS, with its millions of m... Read more

An Indigenous take on the January 6th hearing

Airs at: Wed, 09/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  An Indigenous take on the January 6th hearings, the Trumpian right-wing, and the expanding white supremacist movement. Vice Chair, Liz Cheney, warns again against witness tampering by the Trump forces. And should Joe Biden run again? If not why not, and who is the altern... Read more

Power Grid Shut Down in US colony Puerto Rico; Rights violation for those fleeing violence and poverty

Airs at: Tue, 09/20/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  Today on the Show: A major storm shuts down the electricity grid in Puerto Rico. Vulture capitalists and a corporate Junta are largly to blame for the repeated failure of the power grid. We’ll feature a special report from the storm-torn US colony. Also, are two border g... Read more

The Latest on The Battle to Free Julian Assange

Airs at: Wed, 09/14/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  Did Sonoma County sheriffs jump the gun in the recent killing of farmworker, David Pelaez-Chavez?  Also, Filipino activists planning to protest the invitation of President Marcos of the Philippines to the UN. Later we continue the fight to free Wikileaks publisher, Juli... Read more

Flashpoints on 09/13/22

Airs at: Tue, 09/13/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Israel, Palestine, Texas, Immigrants, Chile

Airs at: Wed, 09/07/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  The Israeli Army grudgingly acknowledges that it gunned down in broad daylight the revered Palestinian American journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh: Also Texas Governor Greg Abbott continues to terrorize immigrants and refugees, as more and more whole families drown trying to ... Read more

Empowered Haiti streetgangs, Farmworkers Pilgrimage for human rights

Airs at: Wed, 08/31/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  U.S. is still wreaking havoc in Haiti as street gangs are empowered by decades of failed U.S. policies. And the deportations continue. Also WE CONTINUE OUR DRUM-BEAT FRONT LINE COVERAGE OF THE FARMWORKER PILGRIMAGE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.  89.3 KPFB Berkeley, CA Released 08-... Read more

The best of Flashpoints, UFW Union Pilgrimage

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  We bring you the Best of Flashpoints, as we continue our Drumbeat coverage of the UFW Union Pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento CA.    Released on 08/22/2022       Read more