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  • Update From Mexico City. Sounds From The Film “The Great White Hoax”
    Today on Flashpoints: We bring you another update from the ground in Mexico City. And, excerpts of a documentary film, The Great White Hoax, narrated by Tim Wise
  • Another Monster Quake In Mexico. Trump Threatens N. Korea, again. Greg Palast Joins us live
    Today on Flashpoints: We feature a live report on the ground in Mexico City after another being hit by another powerful earthquake today. Also an update on the Koreas after Trump threatens to blow it out of the water. And Greg Palast joins us for another edition of the Election Crimes Bulletin.
  • Filmmakers, Kevin White & Stephan Most discuss “Wilder Than Wild”
    Today on Flashpoints:Activists and filmmakers fighting to save the environment. We'll speak with Kevin White & Stephan Most about their forthcoming project, Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests & The Future and more.
  • Flashpoints – September 15, 2017
    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.
  • Celebrating the Life & Times of Paul Robeson
    Today on Flashpoints: We feature sound from a documentary film, part of a multi film series on Paul Robeson.
  • Whistleblower at The CIA. Melvin Goodman in Conversation With Daniel Ellsberg
    Today on Flashpoints: Melvin Goodman & Daniel Ellsberg In conversation about Goodman’s new book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence
  • An Excerpt of A Powerful New Speech by Author, Dan Kovalik
    Today on Flashpoints: Have the New York Times gone collectively mad? We'll hear what Consortium News editor, Robert Parry has to say about that. Also, a new speech by author Dan Kovalik.
  • Korea Update As The North Pushes Into the Nukes Club
    Today on Flashpoints: North Korea pushes it way into the neuclear weapons club. Is the next step in the western battle to shut North Korea down, by blaming it for everything that is bad in the world and threatening to bomb it back to the stone age? Also, Flashpoints Senior Producer Kevin Pina brings us a story on the power of the podcast.
  • Flashpoints – September 8, 2017
    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.
  • Pedro Hernandez Charges Dropped! The Tactics of ANTIFA & more….
    Today on Flashpoints, the NY District Attorney’s office has dropped charges against Pedro Hernandez, an 18-year-old Bronx man who spent nearly a year in the infamous Riker’s Island prison. We speak with Wade McMullen Jr. , the managing Attorney for the Robert F Kennedy Foundation that raised $250,000 bail to release Hernendez from Rikers. He was also Mr. Hernandez lead attorney. Then we turn our attention to the question of violence during protests, the role and tactics of the ANTIFA movement with philosopher, cultural critic and activist, Gabriel Rockhill. Finally, we catch up with Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst and co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, who takes on the New York Times latest attempt to pin Hillary Clinton’s election loss on the Russians.
  • Extinction Level Event Brewing Right Under Us? More on DACA
    Today on Flashpoints, a disturbing mathematical model is leading scientists to project a mass extinction event suffocating the planet within the next 83 years. Joining us from the United Kingdom to explain is the leading author of the study Dr. Sergei Petrovskii of the Applied Mathematics Department at Leicaster University. Then we look at the history of what is known as the deferred action for childhood arrivals or DACA and the decision by the Trump administration to rescind its protection affecting more than 800,000 children of undocumented persons in the United States. Next we talk Afghanistan with a veteran who served there and an upcoming week of national protests on the sixteenth anniversary of the US invasion. Finally, were joined by author Dan Kovalik to talk about the Trump administrations closure of the oldest Russian consulate in America and his new book The Plot to Scapegoat Russia.
  • Dolores Huerta Live In Studio w/ Filmmaker Peter Bratt
    Today on Flashpoints: We spend the entire hour with legendary UFW co founder, Dolores Huerta. She joins us to talk about the new film "Dolores", produced, writterm and directed by filmmaker, Peter Bratt.
  • Flashpoints – September 4, 2017
    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 – September 1, 2017
    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.
  • Hurricane Harvey & It’s Massive Environmental Damage
    Today on Flashpoints, we devote the entire hour to the massive environmental disaster unfolding in the region of Houston, Texas resulting from Hurricane Harvey. First up we speak with Houston University professor Robert Buzzanco about the city of Houston’s history of putting profits before the public interest. Then we check in with the New Republic’s Emily Atkin who’s been following the release of chemical agents into the Houston area since the storm hit. Then we speak with Nancy Loeb, the Director of the Environmental Advocacy Center at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law about the innumerable so-called Superfund toxic waste cleanup sites throughout the Houston area and how they are being affected by the floods. Finally, we talk with Yvette Arellano who is a Research Fellow with the Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services also known as Tejas, about the impact of the release of toxic chemicals into the environment on local communities.


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Flashpoints March 31, 2017 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.

BDS Update. Nephew of Berta Caceres Speaks and more‚… Today on Flashpoints: Israeli officials launch a frontal attack
against people who support the BDS movement. We'll speak to professor Marjorie Cohn on how this blowback includes the recent jailing of of the Palestinian leader of the BDS movement, Oman Barghouti. Also we'll be joined in studio by Silvio Carrillo, the nephew of slain Honduran indigenous human rights leader, Berta Caceres. And Miguel Gavilan Molina reports from Sacramento on the ongoing cannabis revolution. And Public Banks are on the agenda to deal with the cash flow

US/Russian Relations. Greg Palast Returns and more‚… Today on Flashpoints: The new Russophobia that threatens to derail any chance of a crucial détente with the Russians. Also, TrumpCare dies, XL flies and the secret winner is? Greg Palest will answer that
Question with a few questions of his own, as the best selling author
and filmmmaker joins us for another episode of the Flashpoints
post-election crimes bulletin. And we will replay our interview with a
leading California legislator who is calling for expanded funding for
legal protection of Undocumented people facing deportation.

The Torture Report. Trump, Nukes and more‚… Today on Flashpoints: Trump's ambassador to the UN, Nikki Halley,
blows off nuke proliferation talks, risking triggering a new nuclear
arms race in the 21st century?. Also what do the doctors to when ICE or
DHL shows up at the clinic demanding documents and ID history on all
your patients. And we speak to the creators of the The Torture Report,
a non-fiction adaptation of the 2014 Senate torture report released
today by Nation Books.

Trump And The Future of Obamacare. Today on Flashpoints: Will the Trump administration deliberately and
actively sabotage Obamacare for millions of Americans? Also. will
Bernie Sanders Introduce Medicare for all, or just for some? We'll ask
Corporate Crime Report Editor Russell Mokhiber that question. And the city of Oakland considers public banking; we'll talk to an expert
advocate and a local activist, who has been fighting for a public bank
for years.

Flashpoints March 24, 2017 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.

Women's History Month Special Today on Flashpoints: We continue to celebrate International Women's
Month by re-playing excerpts of a pair of powerful speeches given by 2
inspired women we cherish here at Flashpoints. Palestinian Human
Rights attorney and activist, Noura Erakat and also Roxanne Dunbar
Ortiz discussing her moving book "All the Real Indians Died Off: And
20 Other Myths About Native Americans."

Trump Tapped? Saudi Arabia, Starvation Against Yemen and more‚… Today on Flashpoints: Is Saudi Arabia using starvation as a weapon of war Against Yemen? Also A former high level FBI whistle blower says Trump is vindicated on his claims of being surveilled by the previous administration. And a leading California legislator calls for expanded funding to guarantee legal protection in California for undocumented people facing deportation

Assassination Attempt on Aristide. Trump and War Today on Flashpoints: Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide
narrowly escapes an assassination attempt that leaves two wounded.
We'll take a close look at what happened and who may have been on the
trigger-side of the barrel gunning for Aristide. And it looks like war
and more war for the US as the neocons have their way with Trump on
foreign policy.

Greg Palast on Trump/Putin and Wiretapping Congress investigates claims of Trump/Putin US election theft, and Trump claims that Obama bugged Trump Tower. Greg Palast returns with more on that. Also, we'll speak to investigative economist, James Henry, about the deep sewer of Trump's shady finances. And The Electronic Intifada returns with host and producer, Nora Barrows-Friedman.

Flashpoints March 17, 2017 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.

Protest At A Trump Rally. Biggz Beat on Pride In The Trump Era and more‚… Today on Flashpoints: Trump confronted on Trumpcare at his Nashville
campaign style rally. Also The Biggz beat returns with some more
biting commentaries from the frontlines of everyday life. And we'll
replay our in-depth interview with Vijay Prashad, about the dangerous
anti-Arab created by the Trump Travel Ban.

Shoruq Dance Troupe Live in Studio. Arun Gupta on The New Travel Ban Today on Flashpoints: Dancing for freedom and against occupation. We'll
speak to the young members of this Shoruq Dance Troupedancers
from the Deheishe Refugge Camp in the occupied West Bank of Palestine.
And will have an in-depth interview on Trump's new racist travel ban
do to got into effect at midnight tonight

Ray McGovern live In Studio. Jill Stein Stops By Today on Flashpoints: An in-depth look at the fake Russia did-it
disinfo operation with former longtime high level CIA analyst, Ray
McGovern. We'll also talk to Ray about his recent trip to Occupied
Palestine. And we'll play an interview we did last Friday with Green
Party Presidential Candidate, Jill Stein

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Today on Flashpoints: Park Guen Hye removed from the presidency. What comes next? And we'll ask Consortium News editor Robert Parry what happens when disinformation becomes truth

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