Live From Santa Rosa, CA

Today on Flashpoints: We continue our live broadcast from the Arlene Francis Center in Santa Rosa. We’ll speak to a survivor of the Coffey Park neighborhood, who’s house missed the blaze by 50 feet. We’ll also be joined by Martin Hamilton, director of the Arlene Francis Center and Santa Rosa City Councilwoman, Julie Combs

Flashpoints Interviews Mayor of Berkeley, Jesse Arreguin

Flashpoint’s Dennis Bernstein featured an exclusive interview with the new mayor of the people’s republic of Berkeley, the first Latino mayor in the city’s history. Mayor Jesse Arreguin responds strong to the Trumps multiple attacks on sanctuary cities.  

Today on Flashpoints, fighting the good fight against fracking in New York State; also. and extensive update on growing hostilities between the US & N. Korea in the context of the Pacific Pivot; and some tough words for Hillary and Bernie from New York correspondent and resident comedian, Randy Credico. 

Today on Flashpoints, Assemblymember for the 30th District Luis Alejo re Assembly Bill 2016 which make ethnic studies an elective in high schools and CA Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance organizer Sandy Valenciano on AB 2792 which pushes for transparency during immigration proceedings.

Flashpoints, Live From Santa Cruz, Friday 3/18 5pm.

Fresh from playing our part in the highly successful KPFA fundraiser, Flashpoints and La Onda Bahita continues our tradition of live broadcasts from community centers, day labor centers and other venues around the Bay Area, where people say again and again they “heard it on KPFA”. Flashpoints is proud to have played its part again in keeping the station going … Continued

Flashpoints Presents: The Battle For Education in The 21st Century Part 7

Flashpoints examines the past, present & future of public education through a social justice lens.  Broadcasts every Wednesday for 15 weeks, which began March 18, 2015. This series is produced and hosted by Ken Yale Episode 7 (Aired April 29th 2015) Shifting Paradigms, Part I: Standardized To Student-Centered Addresses a key pillar of the corporate … Continued