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Flashpoint Is It Okay to Punch Nazis?

A video of a protestor punching the so-called "alt-right" leader and known white supremacist Richard Spencer recently circulated virally on the internet. Is this kind of violence . . .

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Title Episode Number Original Airdate
Is It Okay to Punch Nazis?: Flashpoint #502
Is It Okay to Punch Nazis?

A video of a protestor punching the so-called "alt-right" leader and known white supremacist Richard Spencer recently circulated virally on the internet. Is this kind of violence against leaders of violent hate movements ever justified?

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502 Monday, January 30, 2017
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Artificial Intelligence

Is an artificial superintelligence on the horizon? Will it help or hurt humanity? Join us for a riveting discussion on the potential benefits and concerns about the kinds of artificially intelligent technology that scientists predict are coming sooner than we think.

Featuring Kylah...Watch now »

501 Monday, October 24, 2016
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Think For Yourself

In this episode, on the date of his memorial service at the University of Vermont, we discuss the legacy of Doctor Tuna Snider: his influence on debate, the Reggae Fest, music, Doctor Who, and also his influence on us personally.

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500 Monday, May 9, 2016
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Flashpoint Memories

In this episode, we discuss the history of Flashpoint, how the media landscape has changed, how cable access and the VCAM Studios have grown, and reminisce about our favorite episodes of Flashpoint.

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499 Monday, May 2, 2016
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Kurdistan

A discussion of the relevance, importance, and latest developments around the possible recognition of an independent Kurdish state and the Kurdish people.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

498 Monday, January 25, 2016
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Feel the Bern

Four former UVM debate team members and one newbie discuss Bernie Sanders and his chances in the 2016 race for the White House.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

497 Monday, January 11, 2016
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The Answer Is: More Debate

A discussion of the legacy and impact of longtime Flashpoint host Alfred "Tuna" Snider in the world of debate, as well as why we need debate today and how it can change people's lives.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM)....Watch now »

496 Monday, December 28, 2015
Flashpoint 495 - French Elections (2015)
French Elections

A discussion of the upcoming French departmental and national elections and specifically the rle of the National Party of Marine LePen.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

495 Monday, December 14, 2015
Flashpoint 494 - Refugee Crisis
Refugee Crisis

A discussion of the crisis of higher numbers of refugees and how this is manifesting itself specifically in Europe.

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494 Monday, November 30, 2015
Flashpoint 493 - Meet USA Debate
Meet USA Debate

This program involves a discussion with student members of the national high school debate team, USA Debate, sponsored by the National Speech and Debate Association.

Flashpoint is a regular program of issues and ideas sponsored by the Lawrence Debate Union at the University of Vermont. ...Watch now »

493 Monday, November 16, 2015
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