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  • Flashpoints – January 18, 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.
  • Will Pope Francis Be Forced to Step Down?
    Today on Flashpoinrs: Will Pope Francis be forced to step down as a result of continuing revelations about his role in the cover-up of priest/child molestation in the US and around the world. Also Professor Isabel Nunez director of Purdues School of Education cheers on the striking teachers in Los Aneles and part three of our 15 part series, The Battle For Public Education in the 21st Century.
  • The Battle For Public Education in The 21st Century (Revisited)
    Today on Flashpoints: We’re proud to present an encore broadcast of our multi part series, The Battle For Public Education in The 21st Century, with host Ken Yale, Produced by Ken Yale and the Flashpoints team. Today we feature Parts 1-3.
  • David Cay Johnston on The New Energy Rip Off
    Today on Flashpoints: We’ll speak to pulitzer prize winning author, David Cay Johnston about a New England energy rip off of over 2.5 billion Dollars. And the role the court is playing in sustaining the rip off. Also, is Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, William Barr. conflicted by the fact that as former attorney general under Bush 1, he recommended and executed the pardons of the key Iran Contra criminals
  • Teachers On Strike in Los Angeles. John Pilger Encore Interview
    Today on Flashpoints: Teachers go on strike in Los Angles, and threaten to in Oakland and other parts of the country. We’ll ask a long time teacher and union organizer, why? Also we’ll rebroadcast our recent interview with Emmy award Winning Filmmaker, John Pilger on the state of corporate journalism and also on the persecution of Journalist/Publisher Julian Assange
  • Flashpoints – January 11, 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.
  • Trump, Pelosi, Schumer and The Wall
    Today on Flashpoints: Scrutinizing Trump, Pelosi & Schumer on border politics, and why not a cent more should be spent on border security. Also, we’ll speak to season labor reporter and photographer, David Bacon, about how the workers ran their own strike and beat the mammoth Marriott chain. And we will hear about major actions teachers in California will be taking over the weekend.
  • Palestine Update. A Look At Trump’s Prison Reform & Van Jones
    Today on Flashpoints: We’ll feature an in depth update on the expanding Israeli ethnic cleansing of Palestine. Also, we examine and evaluate the recent prison reform efforts by the Trump administration, in conjunction with CNN’s Van Jones. Later, former CIA analyst, Ray McGovern, says there is still no evidence that Russian government operatives colluded to elect Trump.
  • Taking on Corporate Democrats For The Future of Their Party
    Today on Flashpoints: What can be done to break the strong hold old school corporate Democrats have on the party? Also, Trump goes to the border draming and screaming about his 5 billion dollar wall. The Biggz Beat returns with a few short bursts to get you started thinking in the new year.
  • Kurds & Syria. New Possible Law to Help Protect Israel’s Apartheid State
    Today on Flashpoints: A deep look at the Kurds and what’s going on in Syria..Also the latest action taken to protect Israel’s apartheid state. Also an update on the nightmare at the US/Mexico border,
  • Flashpoints – January 4, 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.
  • An Extended Interview With John Pilger
    Today on Flashpoints: An extended interview with Emmy award winning filmmaker and journalist, John Pilger Also, feeding the hungry and homeless in America: An interview with Food Not Bombs founder, Keith McHenry.
  • Major Update On The Battle to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
    Today on Flashpoints: A major victory in the multi-decade battle to free maximum security political prisoner, and world renowned radio commentator— Mumia Abu Jamal. Also, we’ll speak to a noted Mexican-American activist and organizer about the latest violent attack by US border patrol on Central American Migrant seeking Asylum in the US. And we’ll be joined by noted author and global activist, V Jay Prashad to look back on the highlights and low ebbs of 2018 and where 2019 might take us
  • Flashpoints – January 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.
  • Flashpoints – December 31, 2018
    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.

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