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KPFA LSB Election Deadline Dec 11; Mail Ballots Today
by Vote United for Community Radio
Saturday Dec 1st, 2012 6:42 AM
This soggy weekend is your last chance in California to mail your KPFA Local Station Board ballot so it arrives in New York by or before December 11, 2012. There is lots of information at http://www.votecommunityradio.org/. Read the website, mark your ballot, put it in the envelope, and mail it this weekend. The absolute last good day is Wednesday, December 4, so this wet weekend, please do your homework and mail your ballot. This is not the government election; this is your very own listener sponsored radio station.
This soggy weekend is your last chance in California to mail your KPFA Local Station Board ballot so it arrives in New York by or before December 11, 2012. There is lots of information at http://www.votecommunityradio.org/. Read the website, mark your ballot, put it in the envelope, and mail it this weekend. The absolute last good day is Wednesday, December 4, so this wet weekend, please do your homework and mail your ballot. This is not the government election; this is your very own listener sponsored radio station.

The United for Community Radio candidates are:
From: http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?cat=367
Andrea Prichett – Listener Candidate
Beth Seligman – Listener Candidate
David Welsh – Listener Candidate
Dr. Laurence Shoup – Listener Candidate
Karen Pickett – Listener Candidate
Kate Tanaka – Listener Candidate
Oriana Saportas – Listener Candidate
Ramsés Téon Nichols – Listener Candidate
Samsarah Morgan – Listener Candidate
Virginia Browning – Listener Candidate
David Landau – Staff Candidate
Frank Sterling Jr. – Staff Candidate
Joy Moore – Staff Candidate

The UCR website has lots of good information listed here::
1. On the Home Page at
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/
you will find the audio for the on air forums attended by most of the candidates as well as the platform.

2. Frequently Asked Questions are answered at :\http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?p=2201

3. Michael Parenti’s comments are at
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?p=2154

4. Tracy Rosenberg’s excellent Counterpunch 11/9/12 article entitled The Battle For Clarity: Dan Siegel and the Pacifica Foundation is at
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?p=2125

5. Isis Feral’s excellent labor analysis, KPFA’s Working Majority Gets Screwed by CWA Job Trust with lots of links is at
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?p=257
More labor articles are at http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?cat=8

6. The Analysis tab has lots of worthwhile articles at
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?cat=4

7. KPFA’s Finances are discussed in many articles at
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?cat=3

8. The famous graph may be found at:
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?p=649
describing Ten Years of KPFA Finances by Adrienne Lauby.

9. Flyers are at
http://www.votecommunityradio.org/?page_id=1734

Endorsers of the UCR slate are:
Max Blanchet
Michael Parenti
Steve Martinot
Barbara Lubin
Monadel Herzallah
Laura Wells
SF Bayview Newspaper
Carol Spooner
Bill Carpenter
Peter Phillips
Gray Brechin
Michael Lyon
Evelyn Nieves
Valeri Hood
Mickey Huff
Tracy Rosenberg
Claude Gatebuke
Jan Garrett
Marsha Feinland
Anthony Fest
Carolyn Scarr
Henry Norr
Jim Curtis
And endorsers from the leaflet are:
Anthony Fest Host Weekend News
Banafsheh Akhlaghi Dir of Legal Sanctuary
for Community Advancement
Barbara Lubin Director of Middle East
Children’s Alliance
Bonnie Faulkner Host Guns and Butter
Bruce Wolfe, M.S.W President of DogPAC
of SF, Boardmember of Haight Ashbury
Neighborhood Council/Kezar Gardens
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
Carol Spooner Lead plaintiff in listeners’
lawsuit to remove the Pacifica Board 99-01,
Pacifica National Board 2002-2005
David Roach Founder The Oakland
International Film Festival, Mo' Better Food
Davey D Host Hard Knock Radio, Morning
Mix
Fadi Saba South Bay Mobilization
Gray Brechin Environmental activist
Kate Raphael Host Women’s Magazine
Jonathan Nack Activist Photographer
Peter Franck Movement Atty - from Mario Savio
to Save KUSF, former Pres. Pacifica Foundation
Jack Heyman Retired executive board member
and business agent, ILWU, Local 10
Jan Garrett Program dir. of the Pacific ADA
Center, Former Dir. Center for Independent Living
Janet Kobren
Local Station Board listener
representative, Occupy and Free Palestine activist
James Heddle Ecological Options Network
Jean Pauline Member Bound Together Books
East Bay Chapter (#162) of Veterans for Peace
Joe Wanzala Former KPFA Local Station Board
and Pacifica National Board member
Kevin Zeese Ex. Dir. Voters For Peace, Director
Campaign for Fresh Air and Clean Politics
Larry Bragman Fairfax Town Councilor
Mary Berg Host A Musical Offering
S.F. BayView, National Black Newspaper
Marsha Feinland Co-chair, Alameda County
Peace & Freedom Party & Commiss. Berkeley
Rent Board ‘94-‘98
Michael Lyon Gray Panthers of SF
The San Francisco Green Party
Michael Parenti Political analyst and
author of “The Face of Imperialism”,
“Gods and His Demons” & other books
Miguel Molina Host La Onda Bajita,
Flashpoints en Español
Monadel Herzallah Palestinian rights,
labor and Immigrant rights activist
Peter Phillips Project Censored, host
Morning Mix
Renee Asteria former Pacifica national
election supervisor, musician, producer
Robbie Osman Host Across the Great
Divide
Dennis Bernstein Host Flashpoints
The Oakland Greens
Tracy Rosenberg KPFA Local &
National Board, Ex. Dir. Media Alliance
Andres Soto Host Morning Mix