KPFA Special The Costs of War, Thursday August 11, 12-3:30 PM

Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips Co-hosts of Project Censored Show on Pacifica at KPFA will host a live three and half hour special on the Costs of War for the summer fund drive. The show can be heard live on 94.1 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area and Fresno and on www.KPFA.org. The Program […]

AN INTERVIEW with Robert Meeropol, son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the only U.S. citizens to be executed, under the 1917 Espionage Act.

By Dennis Bernstein The U.S. Justice Department is now considering charging WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange with espionage under the 1917 Espionage Act. In a recent interview, syndicated on Pacifica Radio’s Flashpoints show, I spoke to Robert Meeropol, founder of the Rosenberg Fund For Children. Meeropol is the son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the only […]

Echoes of Rodney King: LAPD's Finest Attack a Family Birthday Party

By Dennis Bernstein July 27, 2010 The Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Division, made famous by the videotaped beating of Rodney King almost two decades ago, has been caught in action again – this time on a cell-phone video – breaking up a family birthday party in Pacoima, California. The Baro family of Mexican immigrants […]

Leading UN Investigator for Human Rights in Occupied Palestine Says Israeli Commando Raid was “as clear a violation of international humanitarian law"

Leading UN Investigator for Human Rights in Occupied Palestine Says Israeli Commando Raid was “as clear a violation of international humanitarian law… as we are likely to see in the early part of the 21st Century.” By Dennis Bernstein and Jesse Strauss In a pre-dawn raid on Monday, in international waters, off the coast of […]

EMPIRE, POWER, AND PROPAGANDA LECTURE SERIES

STARTS FEBRUARY 18, 2010 FOCUS ON PALESTINE/GAZA PANEL: CYNTHIA McKINNEY, “The People’s Secretary of State”, former Congresswoman BARBARA LUBIN and ZIAD ABBAS, Middle East Children’s Alliance NUHA MASRI, UC Berkeley student activist NORA BARROWS-FRIEDMAN, award-winning Flashpoints producer February 18, 7:00 PM, Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists,1924 Cedar at Bonita, Berkeley Sliding scale $5-$20 at the […]

Top Global Media Figures of 2009

PU L S E has just released their list of the top Global Media Figures of 2009. Include in the list is Nora Barrows-Friedman and Dennis Bernstein from Flashpoints Radio at KPFA in Berkeley. Flashpoints has recently been under threat by management at KPFA loosing over 50% of its funding in the past three years. […]

Cuts to KPFA's Flashpoints Spark Outrage

Cuts to KPFA’s Flashpoints Spark Outrage By HENRY NORR In the face of mounting deficits, KPFA this month began laying off staff. The cuts come as no surprise; in fact, they’re overdue, considering that the station has been running in the red for several years, in defiance of Local Station Board and Pacifica National Board […]

Award Winning Flashpoints Radio Show Under Threat by KPFA Management

Award Winning Flashpoints Radio Show Under Threat by KPFA Management By Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff The Flashpoints radio program is being directly threatened with closure by station management. Budget cuts implemented by KPFA management; reduce staff time for Flashpoints by some 75 hours per week. Flashpoints, an award winning national radio program, originates at […]

Censored 2010 Book Release Celebration & Awards Party

December 5, 2009 Open invitation to all Project Censored Students, Interns, Alumni, Authors, and Supporters. Join Project Censored in celebrating the release of Censored 2010, Peter Phillips’s final yearbook, co- edited by Mickey Huff.  Meet Ben Frymer, the new director of Project Censored and Carl Jensen, our founder. Good food, beer, wine and Great conversation. […]

US Role In Rwandan Genocide

Keith Harmon Snow is an independent war correspondent and former genocide investigator for the United Nations and in 2009 he’s a lecturer at UC Santa Barbara. He was interviewed on Flashpoints news magazine KPFA FM, with Dennis Bernstein. Keith Snow tells reporter Dennis Bernstein the following in his interview: [Kieth Harmon Snow] “…And as opposed […]