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Former Pacifica ED and Leader of "Save KPFA" Targets Flashpoints Host Dennis Bernstein - by repost
Pacifica "Save KPFA" grouping including former Pacifica ED Margy Wilkinson who is a collaborator with Dan Siegel has targeted Pacifica KPFA Flashpoints producer Dennis Bernstein for interviewing Aron Gupta about the role of the SEIU in the Fight For $15 Movement.
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:50AM
Is Palestinian children's art "appropriate" for KPFA and its Local Station Board? - by United for Community Radio
In 2011, Oakland’s Museum of Children’s Art abruptly cancelled a planned exhibition of art created by children in the Palestinian occupied territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. At the time, Museum board chair (current Save KPFA Local Station Board candidate) Hilmon Sorey stated that the art was “not appropriate” for the Museum. The United for Community Radio LSB candidate slate says “This kind of candidate is NOT APPROPRIATE for the KPFA Local Station Board.” Th...
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:38PM
Rescue KPFA! Vote for Scott Olson and the UCR 9! - by Ann Garrison
If you've given $25 or three hours of your time to KPFA Radio during the past year, you should soon receive an electronic and /or paper ballot to vote in the KPFA Local Station Board meeting. Rescue KPFA! Vote for the UCR 9!
Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 11:12PM
Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Call for Federal Action to Address Financial Crisis - by Adna Gasi
Religious Leaders Call for Federal Action Regarding Financial Crisis
Posted: Thu Oct 1, 2015 9:15AM
Groups Sue to Overturn Controversial Wyoming Data-Censorship Laws - by via Center for Food Safety
CHEYENNE, WY (September 29, 2015) – A diverse coalition of conservation, press, academic and animal-protection groups filed suit today in federal court seeking to strike down a pair of Wyoming state laws that stifle freedom of speech and make citizen science illegal in the state. The suit claims that in violation of Americans’ constitutional rights, the laws punish communication to government agencies of photos and data taken on open land, criminalizing otherwise lawful advocacy in an att...
Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 3:00PM
Pope Francis Addresses Economic Issues During US Visit - by Adna Gasi
Pope Francis centers on economic issues during the first day of his US tour.
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 2:03PM
KPFA Host/PNB treasurer Brian Edwads-Tiekert Grabbing More Air Time On KPFA/KPFK As Pacifi - by repost
KPFA Host And PNB treasurer Brian Edwads-Tiekert Grabbing More Air Time On KPFA/KPFK As Pacifica Forces Sonali Kolhatkar Off Air
Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:18PM
Free Radio Santa Cruz's Last Plea: $500 Reward for a Year's Lease - by Robert Norse
Free Radio Santa Cruz will begin dismantling its studio on Sunday September 13th, with our final broadcast on September 20th. UNLESS get community help. We need to secure a 10' X 10' rental space in someone's garage, backyard, basement, or house to set up a studio. We'll pay. And there's a $500 reward if your help is successful. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to freakradio.org with any information. We don't want to end of our 20 year run.
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:39AM
United Nations Adopts Debt Principles to Prevent Financial Crisis - by Adna Gasi
The United Nations General Assembly voted 136-6 with 41 abstentions to adopt a set of principles to guide countries facing debt crises
Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:34PM
United Nations Votes on Principles to Prevent Debt Crises - by Adna Gasi
The United Nations votes today in favor of principles to guide economies facing financial distress .
Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:29PM
Crimean activists sentenced after ‘fatally flawed’ military trial - by Amnesty International
The military court in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don sentenced film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years and ecologist and anti-fascist activist Aleksandr Kolchenko to 10 years on “terrorism” charges which they deny and claim were politically motivated. The two were accused of arson attacks on pro-Russian groups following Russia’s occupation of Crimea last year.
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 1:30PM
Dead Man Endorses SaveKPFA - by Daniel Borgström
It’s election time at KPFA. Candidates for KPFA’s board are seeking endorsements, and even the dead are being called up.
Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:49PM
Arrest of Citizen Journalist for resisting arrest leaves questions of Police Intimidation - by Toby Nixon
During Freedom Sleepers Event, 8-11-2015 around midnight. Citizen Journalist Arrested for Resisting Arrest.
Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:41PM
Half a dozen cited, photographer arrested at Freedom Sleepers Protest - by Robert Norse
At midnight, ten police officers converged on 20 Freedom Sleepers at City Hall, some awake with petitions on the public accessway, some asleep on the grass. The officers refused to respect the right to view public agendas posted at City Hall, or the language of the "Park Closing" law. Sleepers angrily objected to the demands of police that they leave, most going to the sidewalk. Two were given additional Stay-Away orders for 24 hours. Israel Dawson, a UCSC photographer was handcuffed an...
Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:56AM
Idaho “Ag-Gag” Law Ruled Unconstitutional in Federal Court - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
BOISE — Idaho’s Ag-Gag law is unconstitutional, the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho ruled on August 3. In a landmark victory for a broad-based public interest coalition of national nonprofits, including the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Idaho, and Center for Food Safety (CFS), the court held that the Ag-Gag law, Idaho Code sec. 18-7042, violates the First and Fourteenth Amend...
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 10:48AM
Brewster Kahle: A digital library, 13 min - by www.openculture.com
Kahle is deeply invested in data. The challenges of maintaining the Internet Archive are immense, including translating old, unplayable formats to new ones. But what Kahle calls the greatest challenge is the perennial threat to all libraries: “they burn.” And he’s committed to designing for that eventuality by making copies of the archive and distributing them around the world.
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:23AM
Internet providers are throttling you in order to limit your access to political informati - by Emily
Internet providers are throttling you in order to limit your access to political information The internet, on your phone or tablet, goes way faster, and delivers more news, and media, than you are being allowed to see. The device in your hand already goes ten times faster and holds 100 times more news and media than your mobile ISP lets you have. In other words, the devices you paid your hard earned money for, are being choked off, on purpose, by T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Comcast and othe...
Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:03AM
The Cannabis Connection - by S. Green
The Drug War has failed and the times are changing. Cannabis prohibition is coming to an end. With legalization approaching it is obvious the time to talk Cannabis is now. Engage with our new talk show The Cannabis Connection and learn from your community about the powerful healing benefits this plant can provide.
Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 12:12PM
New Pacifca In Exile web site launched - by Pacifica Supporter
A new web site has been launched to help listeners of KPFA and other Pacifica stations learn more of the inside info they need to know.
Posted: Thu Jul 9, 2015 10:49PM
The Infamous Interviews of Frank Moore - by Corey Nicholl
An article from this week’s East Bay Express about the late shaman performance artist Frank Moore and a new book of his interviews, Deep Conversations In The Shaman's Den, Volume 1
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:36PM