KPFA: Flashpoints [Program Feed]


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  • State Senator Kevin DeLeon on Trump and The Sanctuary State
    Today on Flashpoints: We’ll talk to state senator, Kevin DeLeon about Trump and the sanctuary state, and hear the senator’s thoughts on how to turn the clock back on global warming. Also, Alison Weir of If Americans Knew, on the massive new 38 billion dollar funding bill for Israel. Governor Scott Walker under fire in Wisconsin. And Professor Francis Boyle on the endangered Kavanaugh nomination for the supreme court.
  • Flashpoints – September 14, 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.
  • The Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin Retuns
    Today on Flashpoints: Greg Palast retuens with another edition of the Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin. Also, Flashpoints contributor, Randy Credico, gives emotional testimony to the Muller grand jury. And, an extended report from this mornings’s huge march to stand with communities and not corporations in the fight to turn back the clock on global warming.
  • The Rohingya Crisis Continues.
    Today on Flashpoints: The Rohingya crisis continues unabated, as the situation continues to worsen with no solution in sight. We’ll speak with filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy, just back from the region, along with Brad Adams of Human Rights Watch Asia. Also, a massive hurricane looms off the southern coast of the US. We’ll get a special report from on the ground in Puerto Rico on the storm damage that still remains from last year’s hurricane season.
  • Looking Back At September 11th, 1973
    Today on Flashpoints: Remembering the September 11th 1973 US overthrow of the democratically elected government of Allende in Chile, and 911 2001. We’ll spend most of the hour with poet Martin Espada remembering both events in poetry. Later in the show we present an encore broadcast of our most recent interview with Professor Vijay Prashad.
  • Rise For Climate March: A Radio Documentary
    Today on Flashpoints: We bring highlights from this past weekend’s “Rise For Climate” march in San Francisco. To see more pictures of this event click below [embed]https://medium.com/@j_ha/san-francisco-rises-for-the-climate-aa43f046c0f1[/embed]
  • Flashpoints – September 7, 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.
  • Flashpoints X ConsortiumNews Bi Weekly Collab Ep 2
    Today on Flashpoints: We continue our bi-weekly collaboration, Consortiumnews on Flashpoints with a detailed look at the late senator, John McCain, who some remember as a war hero and proud American freedom-fighter, and others as a participant in over thirty years of potential US War Crimes and related mass murder. We’ll be Joined by Max Blumenthal whose August 27th piece for Consortiumnews was titled The Other Side of John McCain, and we’ll also speak to As’ad Abukhalil about his September 4th hard-hitting essay John McCain, “The View from the Middle East”. Also on the broadcast this week an in depth interview with Diana Johnstone about The Real Russian Interference in US Politics, which was also posted on August 27th.
  • Professor Francis Boyle on Kavanaugh’s Nomination.
    Today on Flashpoints: Noted law professor and legal scholar, Francis Boyle, on the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination. Also, Nora Barrows-Friedman with an update on the deadly violence of the expanding Israeli occupation. And, author/activist, Vijay Prashad, reports from Argentina on US hegemony and the declining dollar.
  • Here Comes Kavanaugh ! A Code Pink Speak Out
    Today on Flashpoints: Here comes Kavanaugh, and there goes Row v Wade! We’ll feature a Code Pink speak out on the battle to save Row v Wade, the environment, healthcare, free speech…you get the picture.
  • Flashpoints – September 3, 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.
  • Flashpoints – August 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.
  • Election Crimes Bulletin Returns. Ray McGovern on John Brennan
    Today on Flashpoints; Best selling author and investigative reporter, Greg Palast, Returns for another edition of the Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin. Also, former high level CIA analyst, Ray McGovern, with some deep background on former CIA Director, John Brennan. And David Rovics offers a blistering musical memoir on John McCain
  • UFW’s Arturo Rodriguez Leaving After 25 Years of Leadership
    Today on Flashpoints: An interview with UFW president, Arturo Rodriguez, who is stepping down at the end of this year, after 25 years of successful leadership. We remember and celebrate Chicano Moritorium Day with Carlos Montes, founder of the Brown Berets, and we report on the upcoming Soil Not Oil International Conference.
  • Top Student Loan Official Resigns in Protest. Church Child Abuse Update & more….
    Today on Flashpoints: The U.S. Government’s top Student Loan Official, Seth Frotman resigns in protest. We’ll find out why and what it means. Also a Cardinal calls for the resignation of the Pope for failing to act on massive child abuse allegations. And a deep history as why Central Americans continue to risk their lives on the long and dangerous journey north to the US.

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