Today on Flashpoints: The Supreme Court refuses to intercede today in a lawsuit brought by the Ohio Democratic Party against Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign. Protecting the Vote in Ohio. And one person’s struggle with the death penalty that forced him to witness the violent murder of his good friend Robert Alton Harris. Hosted by … Continued
Today on a special edition of Flashpoints, we’ll spend our time speaking to noted author of Blowback and the Splendid Blonde Beast Professor Christopher Simpson on the use of propaganda in the 2016 election and the revolution in metadata that has changed all of our lives. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
Today on Flashpoints: The social and political history of cannabis as the people of the state of California seem ready to give the go for the legalization of recreational use. We feature a mini-debate on Prop 64 AUMA – Adult Use Marijuana Act exploring major breakthroughs in the medical use of cannabis and we’ll take … Continued
Today on Flashpoints, we begin a week of Special Election Coverage with an extensive conversation with Greg Palast and an encore broadcast of Indidenous People’s Day 2016 from Alcatraz Island. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
Best of Flashpoints for October 28, 2016: Campaign for the Extreme Energy and Just Transition w/the Indigenous Environmental Network. Jacqueline Mosset on the perpetuation of racist, Native American stereotypes, and a report back from the water protectors at Standing Rock.
Today on Flashpoints, police violently attack protesters at Standing Rock. Noted Israeli peace activist Miko Peled turns himself in after being convicted on trumped up charges for resisting Israeli apartheid. Also, noted author Nomi Prins on America’s feeble choices for president in 2016. Hosted by Dennis J. Bernstein.
Today on Flashpoints: Are the ‘White Helmets’ of Syria the human rights saviors they are cracked up to be, or are they playing a darker partisan role in the on-going destruction of Aleppo? Also, we’ll speak with author and scholar, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz about her new book. “All The Real Indians Died Off, and Twenty Other … Continued