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An award winning front-line investigative news magazine focusing on human, civil and workers rights, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.

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An award winning front-line investigative news magazine focusing on human, civil and workers rights, issues of war and peace, Global Warming, racism and poverty, and other issues. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.

    We Speak with Arturo Rodriguez, Former President of the United Farmworkers on the Pilgrimage.

    We Speak with Arturo Rodriguez, Former President of the United Farmworkers on the Pilgrimage.

    Today on the show: We speak with Arturo Rodriguez, former President of the United Farmworkers on the pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento for union rights: Also we’ll rebroadcast our interview with Current UFW president, Teresa Romero: Flashpoints Contributor Francisco Herrera interviews religious supporters of the pilgrimages: And we’ll repeat our powerful interview from last night with Camilo Perez Bustillo.
    The post We Speak with Arturo Rodriguez, Former President of the United Farmworkers on the Pilgrimage. appeared first on KPFA.

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    The Biden Administration Ends the Brutal Trump-Era Policy “Remain in Mexico”

    The Biden Administration Ends the Brutal Trump-Era Policy “Remain in Mexico”

     Today on the show: The Biden administration ends the brutal Trump-era Policy “Remain in Mexico”, we’ll examine the multiple implications of the change, if Biden follows through: Also our weekly edition of the Flashpoints  Election Crimes bulletin with Greg Palast on the trail of the votes chiefs: AND WE CONTINE OUR DRUM-BEAT FRONT LINE COVERAGE OF THE FARMWORKER PILGRAMAGE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS FROM DELANO TO SACRAMENTO, CA.
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    Nation Magazine Publisher, Katrina Vanden Heuvel, on the Growing Prospects of a Nuclear War

    Nation Magazine Publisher, Katrina Vanden Heuvel, on the Growing Prospects of a Nuclear War

    Today on the Show: We’ll check in with Nation Magazine Publisher, Katrina Vanden Heuvel, on the growing prospects of a nuclear flare in the Russia/US/Ukraine war: Also Flashpoints Senior producer, Kevin Pina, interviews one of the latest Haitian victims of a failed US policy there: Cable News Network labels Pink Floyds’s Roger Waters as a madman for his powerful stand in Support of Julian Assange.. And The UFW Pilgrimage for the right to organize hits its one week mark: we’ll speak to the poet/organizing captain for the March:
    photo: Dan Meyers on Unspash
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    Remembering One of Humanity’s Worst Catastrophes: The US Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Remembering One of Humanity’s Worst Catastrophes: The US Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Today on the show: Remembering One of Humanity’s Worst Catastrophe: THE US BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI Seventy Seven Years AGO: ALSO The world moves one step closer to a 21st century Nuclear Conflagration: And  we continue our drumbeat coverage of the United Farmworkers pilgrimage for Human Rights.
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    Nuclear Madness at Home and Abroad, The Russians Light the Fuse for World War 3!

    Nuclear Madness at Home and Abroad, The Russians Light the Fuse for World War 3!

    Today on the show: Nuclear madness at home and abroad, the Russians light the fuse for World War 3: Also we continue our coverage of the UFW pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento for basic worker and human rights. We’ll speak to the Secretary Treasurer of the UFW and a local official supporting the pilgrimage.
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    Award-Winning Journalist and Media Critic, Karl Grossman asks “Why Is There More Media Talk About Using Nuclear Weapons Than About Banning Them?

    Award-Winning Journalist and Media Critic, Karl Grossman asks “Why Is There More Media Talk About Using Nuclear Weapons Than About Banning Them?

    Today on the Show: Award-winning journalist and media critic, Karl Grossman asks “Why Is There More Media Talk About Using Nuclear Weapons Than About Banning Them?”: Also the battle to save Historic People’s Park goes to court: And our regular segment FOODFIGHT, on hunger and Homelessness in America, with FoodNotBombs founder Keith McHenry.
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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

samtha25 ,

Description Please

I listen to this podcast much less than I might if descriptions of the episodes were always, instead of only occasionally, provided. In fact, I'm now thinking of unsubscribing, because I just don't have the time to listen to each episode regardless of content.

PeaceWitch ,

Now spreading COVID-19 lies!

3/11/22-todays guest spreading lies that Dr. Fauci paid to have COVID-19 and vaccines are deadly.

JewishJerky ,

Excellent

Wish there were more talks on C Wright Mills. Elite theory. Marxism. And the subject of City stated not just like Washington DC but NYC as a city State and the benefits of city states.

Also hope for more talks on Democratic confederalism with what the Kurds are doing is magnificent

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