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  • Professor Vijay Prashad Joins Us Live.
    Today on Flashpoints: Will the Prime Minister of Lebanon return to Beirut to hand in a proper resignation? And with the defeat of ISIS, what are the implications of Saudi Prince Mohamed Bin Salman recent tantrum, which lead to the Arrest of some of the kingdoms richest businessmen and Fellow Princes. We'll speak to Vijay Prashad about all this and other regional insanities that he is tracking:Also we present rebroadcast of our recent interview with award winning Poet Martin Espada, on the abandoning of the people of Puerto Rico by Donald Trump
  • Flashpoints – November 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.
  • Haiti Update. Letters From Earth.
    Today on Flashpoints: An update on Haiti with Senior Producer, Kevin Pina. A new piece from Aurora Levins Morales regular series, Letters From Earth. n.
  • Assange In Court! Update on The Lebanese PM and more…
    Today on Flashpoints: Is the Lebanese PM coming or going: we’ll have an extended report from Beirut. Also, a UK attorney squares off against The British Crown Prosecution Service in a Freedom of Information Case brought by an Italian Journalist on Behalf of Julian Assange.
  • Flashpoints – November 10, 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.
  • New Information on the Assassination of Berta Caceres. Puerto Rico Update & more…
    Today on Flashpoints: Trump The US continues to back the Saudi escalation of starvation in Yemen. Also, we speak with the nephew of Berta Caceres about new information on her assassination. And finally an update on Puerto Rico which has experienced yet another power outage.
  • Trumps Hugs Former Comfort Woman in S. Korea. More protests in Catalonia
    Today on Flashpoints: Trump in Asia for quadrilateral talks with South Korea, Japan and China. Also, major protest in Catalonia today: we have a live report back from the ground, from inside the Free Catalonia Movement
  • Award Winning Poet, Martin Espada, on Racist US Government’s Fail to Aid Puerto Rico
    Today on Flashpoints: Powerful words and a new poem from Award-Winning Puerto Rican poet, Martin Espada, on the racist US Government failure to come to the aid of the Puerto Rican people after the hurricane. Also, an autopsy of the Democratic Party in crisis with RootsAction.org founder, Norman Solomon. And a small victory for those fighting against the spraying of dangerous pesticides near public schools.
  • Lebanese Prime Minister Resigns. An Interview w/ Dr. Mustafa Barghouti & more…
    Today on Flashpoints: The Lebanese prime minister resigns in absentia from a hotel in Saudi Arabia amidst a massive shake-up in the Saudi Government. Also, well be joined by Palestinian human right leader, Dr. Mustafa Barghouti about the devastating effects of the Balfour Declaration, signed a hundred years ago this month. And the New York times and the New McCarthyism with Robert Parry.
  • Flashpoints – November 3, 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 – November 2, 2017
    Today on Flashpoints, an in-depth update on the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya People from Myanmar formerly known as Burma. We’ll be joined by human rights activist, Ko Myo Win and award-winning filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy, who has a new SHORT, HARD-HITTING documentary called SITTWE about the history and the plight of the Rohingya people. Also, thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in protest today marking a century since the Balfour Declaration, and the illegal annexation of Palestine. We'll speak to the filmmaker of a new documentary on the life and times of former US Attorney General and human right attorney, Ramsey Clark. 
  • Flashpoints – November 1, 2017
    Today on Flashpoints we'll speak to award winning Uzbeki documentarian Shahida Tulaganova-Yakub live from Britain and Live on the Fly's Randy Credico live from New York City discussing yesterday's terror attack in lower Manhattan. And author, freelance photojournalist and immigration activist David Bacon on his book, "The Right To Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration" on his latest piece, "The Workers Scorecard on NAFTA".
  • Commemorating the Life and Times of A.I.M. Activist Dennis Banks
    [1]Today on Flashpoints, we spend the entire hour remembering the life and times of Native American leader and AIM Founder Dennis J Banks. Well feature and in-depth interview with Bill Means, Banks' co-founder of the American Indian Movement; well reminisce with his youngest sister Charlot Banks and well feature our Flashpoints interview with Dennis Banks from Last October. [1] http://www.flashpoints.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/gloria-and-banks.jpg
  • Flashpoints – October 30, 2017
    Today on Flashpoints, we'll get an update from attorney and land rights activist Judith Berkan on the present plight of Puerto Rico. US Army veteran Ricardo Ortiz who was a patient at the VA hospital in San Juan Puerto Rico who warns that "…American troops are not there to aid the people of Puerto Rico…". And author Sarah Adler-Milstein on her latest book about a sewing factory in the Dominican Republic that actually pays its workers a living wage.
  • Flashpoints – October 27, 2017
    Today on Flashpoints, we'll get an update from attorney and land rights activist Judith Berkan on the present plight of Puerto Rico.  US Army veteran Ricardo Ortiz who was a patient at the VA hospital in San Juan Puerto Rico who warns that "…American troops are not there to aid the people of Puerto Rico…".  And author Sarah Adler-Milstein on her latest book about a sewing factory in the Dominican Republic that actually pays its workers a living wage.  All that straight ahead on Flashpoints…stay tuned.


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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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