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(Attachment On: Flush The TPP - Part 2 .) (audio/mpeg 18.9MB) - by Bill Carpenter
Amy Goodman hosted a debate on the TPP on Nov. 14th between Bill Watson, a trade policy analyst at the Cato Institute, and Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. Democracy Now On KPFA 94.1 fm M-F 6am and 9am
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:51AM
Community meeting to Remove California Victims Compensation Fund Regulation 649.56
(Attachment On: Community Forum-REPEAL! Sex workers denied compensation in cases of rape) (audio/x-wav 7.3MB) - by Maxine
SF Main Library 100 Larkin St, San Francisco Community informational event to remove California Victims Compensation Fund Discriminatory regulation 649.56. Speaker Panel to inform and rally statewide to demand the VCF Board remove regulation 649.56. This regulation discriminates against those who were injured in the course of a prostitution transaction or those who are perceived to be involved in a prostitution transaction from receiving compensation. Help us demand the removal of this regulation because it discriminates against prostitutes. Current selection§ 649.56. Involvement in the Qualifying Crime of Prostitution. (a) Involvement in the events leading to the qualifying crime of prostitution by the victim or derivative victim may be found if the victim or derivative victim was: (1) engaged in activity related to prostitution; and (2) the crime occurred as a direct result of the activity related to prostitution. (b) Activity related to prostitution includes, but is not limited to the following: (1) soliciting or participating in the solicitation of an act of prostitution; (2) purchasing or participating in the purchase of an act of prostitution; (3) engaging in an act of prostitution; (4) pimping as defined in Penal Code section 266h; (5) pandering as defined in Penal Code section 266i. (c) For the purpose of this section, prostitution has the same meaning as defined in Penal Code section 647(b). (d) This section shall not be applied to cases involving human trafficking pursuant to Penal Code section 236.1. Note: Authority cited: Sections 13920 and 13974, Government Code. Reference: Section 13956, Government Code. HISTORY 1. Change without regulatory effect renumbering former section 656.5 to section Previous Term649Next Term.Previous Term56Next Term, including amendment of Note, filed 12-6-2007 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2007, No. 49). 2. New subsection (d) filed 9-9-2013; operative 9-9-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2013, No. 37). 2 CCR § Previous Term649Next Term.Previous Term56Next Term, 2 CA ADC § Previous Term649Next Term.Previous Term56 Next Term
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:43PM
Student academic workers speak at Quarry Plaza
(Attachment On: Student Academic Workers Strive to Bring Many Voices When Bargaining with UC Managers) (audio/mpeg 11.9MB) - by Alex Darocy
Posted: Fri Nov 1, 2013 9:51PM
WorkWeek BART Union Busting, Concession Bargaining And Murder On The Rails
(Attachment On: WorkWeek BART Union Busting, Concession Bargaining And Murder On The Rails) (audio/x-wav 119.0MB) - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA
Interview of Yuri Hollie who is an executive board member of ATU 1555 representing station agents, Doug Gilbert who is a rank and file member of AC ATU 1555 and Jack Heyman of the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee, Charles Smith, Delegate to Alameda Labor Council
Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:05PM
South Africa and the Marikana Miners' Massacre, One Year Later (audio/mpeg 3.0MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 08.22.2013
Friday, August 16th, marked the one year anniversary of the Marikana Miners’ Massacre, in which South African Police fatally shot 34 striking platinum miners at the Lonmin Corporation's mine in Marikana, South Africa. KPFA spoke to University of Johannesburg sociology professor Peter Alexander, who attended the memorial, and co-authored an investigation of the massacre, "Marikana, View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer." The book has just been published in the U.S. as "Marikana: Voices...
Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:56AM
8/5/13 KPFA WorkWeek Interview On BART Strike Issues (audio/x-wav 136.4MB) - by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek on August 5, 2013 covering the struggle of BART workers and the issues that they face
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:50AM
SEIU 1021 BART Strike Rally Civic Center (audio/mpeg 42.5MB) - by Rubble
SEIU 1021 held a rally at Civic Center at 5PM on the first day of the BART strike, to highlight labor negotiation issues. It was part of a full day of actions, this rally timed to include daytime workers just completing ther shifts. (23 minutes)
Posted: Thu Jul 4, 2013 11:53AM
Oakland Strikes Back! Speeches from Oakland City/BART Strike (audio/x-wav 236.3MB) - by PAZ
OAKLAND STRIKES THE EMPIRE BACK! SPEECHES FROM OAKLAND CITY/BART STIKE
Posted: Mon Jul 1, 2013 4:56PM
Concession workers at San Francisco Giants AT&T Park hold one day strike (audio/mpeg 5.1MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 05.25.2013
As the San Francisco Giants got ready to play the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, more than 700 concession workers at AT&T Park went on a one-day strike for job security and increased wages and benefits. The workers union, Unite Here Local #2, is currently negotiating with Centerplate. The concession worker spokesman told KPFA that Centerplate had called the workers "obnoxious" and filed a lawsuit against them. He also said that many of the concession workers live below the poverty level...
Posted: Tue May 28, 2013 9:26AM
Setting the Standard Presents: Interview with Donaji with P.O.W.E.R about May1st in SF (audio/x-wav 94.5MB) - by paz
Setting the Standard Presents: Interview with Donaji with P.O.W.E.R about May1st in SF
Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:34PM
Black builders call on San Francisco School District to contract and hire in the 'hood (audio/mpeg 1.0MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 02.09.2013
Rising Sun Developers, a coalition of Black builders in San Francisco's Bay View Hunters Point neighborhood, are protesting their exclusion and the lack of a fair bidding process for contracts to build the new Willie Brown Middle School in their own neighborhood. Unlike the City and County of San Francisco, the San Francisco School District does not have a local-hire requirement that would guarantee contracts for local companies or jobs for local residents, including minorities.
Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:18PM
US Sailors & Families In Japan Contaminated By Fukushima Meltdown While DOD Stops Registry (audio/mpeg 7.1MB) - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA
KPFA WorkWeek radio which is part of the Morning Mix on KPFA Pacifica in Berkeley did an interview with US sailor Daryl Brooks who was contaminated in Japan while doing work to help the people of Fukushima and San Diego Attorney Paul Garner who is representing many sailors and their families who were contaminated during the meltdown. These sailors have sued the Tokyo Electric Power Company TEPCO which ran the nuclear plant. Many of these sailors were also on the U.S.S. Reagan
Posted: Sat Feb 9, 2013 7:17PM
Longshore Workers In ILA And ILA Under Attack-WorkWeek Interview (audio/mpeg 6.6MB) - by WorkWeek Radio
Longshore workers on the East Coast and West Coast are under attack. San Juan, PR ILA leader Jose Ojveda and ILWU Local 10 retired member Jack Heyman discuss the issue facing longshore workers on both coasts.
Posted: Thu Feb 7, 2013 1:36PM
1/7 WorkWeek Radio Show-Texas Protest At Volero, Mi Pueblo Workers, Emancipation Proclamat (audio/mpeg 22.9MB) - by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio on KPFA on 1/7/13 -Texas Protest At Volero with environmentalist and injured worker advocate Diane Wilson, Mi Pueblo Workers for for justice and unionization and the use of ICE by the owners to terrorize workers, WW also looks at the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and also interviews CNA RN Kay McVay On The CNA-NUHW affiliation.
Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:11PM
Sutter Healthcare And the CNA Nurses, Bullying In SF City & Schools, Nuclear Whistleblower (audio/mpeg 23.1MB) - by WorkWeek Radio
This WorkWeek radio show on December 24, 2012 covers the struggle and 8th strike of the CNA sutter nurses, the epidemic of bullying against SF city and SFUSD school employees and the dangers to workers and the public at the San Onofre Nuclear plant including the retaliation against whistleblowers at the plant.
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:53PM
Stand with San Leandro Walmart Workers interview on Setting the standard kpfa (audio/x-wav 172.2MB) - by paz
Stand with San Leandro Walmart Workers, interview about the actions taking place on No.22nd and 23rd around the Bay to support workers rights.
Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:56PM
SEIU 1021 activists arrested barricading de Young Museum entrance (audio/mpeg 1.5MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 09.07.2012
On September 7th, 2012, 19 SEIU 1021 members were arrested barricading the entrance to "Friday Night at the deYoung," a weekly art event at San Francisco's deYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park, in support of museum workers engaged in bitterly contested contract negotiations for the past year.
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:04PM
Oakland rallies in support of Marikana miners (audio/mpeg 1.0MB) - by KPFA Weekend News, 08.25.2012
On the evening of Friday, August 24th, labor, Occupy, and Third Party activists rallied in Oakland's Oscar Grant Plaza in solidarity with South Africa's striking miners, at least 34 of whom were massacred by South African police ten days earlier on August 12th, at the Lonmin Mining Corporation's platinum mine northwest of Johannesburg.
Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:47AM
Harry Hay: Gay Liberation's Radical Founder (audio/mpeg 19.5MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Gay activist and independent historian Joey Cain speaks with Kate Raphael about the life and legacy of Harry Hay, the Communist labor organizer who founded the country's first gay rights organization in the early 1950s. Audio 42:31
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:08AM
May Day and the General Strike in a Time of Precarity / Relatos Zapatistas, May 6 2012 (audio/mpeg 101.2MB) - by Relatos Zapatistas
Discussion and analysis of May Day and the general strike in a time of precarity. Show features a short documentary on May Day actions in New York; a telephone interview with Irena from Decolonize Oakland; and a roundtable with Omar, Lauren, Steven, and Tony from Occupy Oakland. (mp3, ~2hrs)
Posted: Tue May 8, 2012 2:00PM