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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
Flashpoint 492 - USA Debate
USA Debate

A discussion about USA Debate, the national high school debate team 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. debate.uvm.edu/debateblog/LDU/

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492 Monday, November 9, 2015
Flashpoint 491 - Russia, the West & Syria (2015)
Russia, the West, and Syria

A discussion of the roots of the current conflict in Syria and the participation of various outside powers.

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

491 Monday, October 19, 2015
Flashpoint 490 - Black Lives Matter (2015)
Black Lives Matter

A discussion of the Black Lives Matter movement that targets police brutality against African Americans and racism in general.

Panelists: Duncan Crowe, Camara Stokes Hudson, Sergei Naumof, and Alfred Snider.

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

490 Monday, October 5, 2015
Flashpoint 489 - Kanye for President (2015)
Kanye for President

A discussion of the possibility pf popular star Kanye West running for President, featuring Charlotte Gliserman, Isabella Olson, Ariana Bulgarelli, Taylor Brough and Alfred Snider. 

We do not pretend to be experts, we are just informed citizens who care. 

Flashpoint is a regular...Watch now »

489 Monday, September 21, 2015
Flashpoint 488 - Planned Parenthood (2015)
Planned Parenthood

A discussion of the organization and threats to defund it, featuring Charlotte Gliserman, Isabella Olson, Ariana Bulgarelli, Taylor Brough and Alfred Snider. 

We do not pretend to be experts, we are just informed citizens who care.

Flashpoint is a regular program of issues and...Watch now »

488 Monday, September 7, 2015
Wikileaks, More Harm Than Good (Part 2)

Part two of a debate by students in UVM class SPCH 072—Citizen Advocacy and Debate.

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

487 Monday, July 20, 2015
Wikileaks, More Harm Than Good (Part 1)

Debate by students in UVM class SPCH 072—Citizen Advocacy and Debate.

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

486 Monday, July 6, 2015
Flashpoint 484 - Democrats for President - 2015
Democrats for President

A discussion about possible and actual candidates for the Democratic Party nomination to be president of the USA.

We do not pretend to be experts, we are just informed citizens who care.

Panelists include: Cameron Thomas, Thorpe Karabees, Hannah Jo Hutchinson, Dillon McConnell and...Watch now »

484 Monday, June 8, 2015
Flashpoint 485 - Republicans for President - 2015
Republicans for President

A discussion about possible and actual candidates for the Republican Party nomination to be president of the USA.

We do not pretend to be experts, we are just informed citizens who care.

Panelists include: Cameron Thomas, Thorpe Karabees, Hannah Jo Hutchinson, Dillon McConnell and...Watch now »

485 Monday, June 8, 2015
Investigating Privilege

A panel discussion about race privilege and the way it operates in modern society. Panelists include: Thorpe Karabees, Charlotte Gliserman, Bonny Filker, Hannah Hutchinson, and Alfred Snider.

We do not pretend to be experts, we are just informed citizens who care.

Produced with...Watch now »

483 Monday, May 25, 2015
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