Flashpoints

Flashpoints – July 18, 2018

Today on Flashpoints, we take a closer look at the uprising earlier this month in Haiti that led to the resignation of Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant. Then we turn our attention back to developments in the denuclearization talks with North Korea. Finally we feature an interview with Claire Shoen about her recent Stepping Up … Continued


Today on Flashpoints, we feature an exclusive interview with Joe Lauria the Editor and Chief of Consortium News discussing reactions to yesterday’s Trump/Putin summit. Next we catch up with William Binney the former technical director of world military and geopolitical analysis and reporting for the National Security Agency. Binney worked at the NSA for 36 … Continued


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Homies Unidos Founder, Alex Sanchez on How Trump Used Salvadoran Gangs As A Scapegoat

Today on Flashpoints, we feature an interview with the founder of the organization Homies Unidos, Alex Sanchez,  who addresses the issue of Salvadoran gangs and how they have been held up as a symbol by the Trump administration to justify the criminalization of migrants and asylum seekers coming to the United States. Then we speak … Continued