Flashpoints

The Undocumented Workers Plight to Survivor Post Santa Rosa Wildfires, Mumia and more…

Today on Flashpoints, We’ll speak to Pablo Alvarado of NDLON about the expanded battle to assure worker rights for undocumented people who will be doing the crucial work of rebuilding Northern California in the face of massive destruction left by the wildfires: also we hear about a new UNDOCUFUND  to support undocumented workers who lost … Continued


Did Lincoln free the slaves?  Or did they just as much free themselves?  And what were the ramifications of their seemingly impossible achievement — immediate and uncompensated emancipation — for other oppressed groups?  Historian David Roediger discusses that revolutionary period in U.S. history — and the consequences of its failure today.   Resources: David R. … Continued


Talkies

Palestine! Vietnam! Uber!

Violence has increased in Palestine: we look at the causes, and the future.  Plus: peace activism was successful in ending the Vietnam War over 40 years ago.  Now activists  write about how they did it.  AND:how the sharing economy is ripping you off.  With host Kris Welch.


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