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KPFA, the PNB and "local control" - by Ann Garrison
SaveKPFA are the majority caucus on the elected KPFA Local Station Board (LSB). Their delegates to the Pacifica National Board (PNB) are also in the majority there. "Local control" has always been a main plank of their platform, but in February, they cast a vote that
Posted: Wed Apr 8, 2015 10:49PM
American Nazi Craig Cobb Responsible for Deactivating Native American Facebook Accounts - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
AMERICAN NAZIS BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR NATIVE AMERICAN & FIRST NATIONS NATIVES WHO USE THEIR TRADITIONAL LAST NAMES BEING SHUT DOWN BY FACEBOOK & BEING DEACTIVATED!
Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:43PM
Why "Democracy Now" Refused to Interview Me on the 50th Ann of Assassination of Malcom X - by Roland Sheppard
Amy Goodman's Democracy Now has refused to interview a trade unionist and Marxist Roland Sheppard who was at the auditorium when Malcom X was assassinated.
Posted: Mon Mar 9, 2015 12:27PM
Facebook Racially Profiles Native American Traditional Last Names - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Native Advocate Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney discusses the racial profiling by Facebook against Native Americans, who use their traditional Native last names on Facebook and then deactivate their accounts claiming that are NOT Natives and are using phony, bogus last names.
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:49PM
Dear FCC: Thanks for Listening to Team Internet - by via Electronic Frontier Foundation
Today the FCC voted three to two to reclassify broadband Internet access as a common carrier service under Title II of the Communications Act, and forbear from the parts of the Act that aren’t necessary for net neutrality rules. This reclassification gives the FCC the authority to enact (and enforce) narrow, clear rules which will help keep the Internet the open platform it is today.
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:17AM
#MLKSHUTITDOWN: Walmart Action Connects Economic Oppression with Police Terror - by Evan P. Matthews
Suited and Booted - APTP Media Team
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 4:57PM
Marissa Mayer Creates Problems For Yahoo - by Yahoo Client
Many Yahoo clients are criticizing Yahoo's email, advertising and Yahoo Groups policies.
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 8:09AM
If you are smart, big internet companies don't want you; they want the dumb ones! - by Andrea Moore
If you are smart, big internet companies don't want you; they want the dumb ones! Facebook, Google, Twitter, Linkedin, Amazon and big internet exploitation companies use their technology to trigger "the zombie effect" in people in order to control their trends, votes, media and news intake. If you are smart, you will be harder to trigger "the zombie effect" in. In this group article we will; examine the science behind the big web companies.
Posted: Sun Feb 1, 2015 12:39PM
Crises at Pacifica Radio-Management & Board Cabal Can't Provide Financial Documents - by repost
Pacifica management have been unable to provide an audit of the finances of the foundation to the California Attorney General. Margy Wilkinson who is a supporter of the "Save KPFA" group fired Summer Reese and now is unable to provide financial information about the state of Pacifica. She is in cahoots with Brian Edward-Tiekert who is the host of KPFA Up Front and the Treasurer of Pacifica. He has discussed putting Pacifica in bankruptcy at board meetings.
Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:52PM
10 Strategies of Manipulation Revisited - by Jascha Jaworski
Sylvain Timsit shows how society is influenced and what information is deemed relevant. Since information always leads to perception and perception is the basis of all action, information also explains the social reality and the change of social reality. Society can be manipulated without a critical mass of people realizing this http://libyaagainstsuperpowermedia.org/2012/03/05/sylvain-timsit-ten-techniques-for-the-manipulation-of-public-opinion/
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:25AM
France faces ‘litmus test’ for freedom of expression as dozens arrested in wake of attacks - by Amnesty International
A string of at least 69 arrests in France this week on the vague charge of “defending terrorism” (“l’apologie du terrorisme”) risks violating freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:58PM
Cal AG Gives Pacifica 30 Day Extension - by 50 Plus Year Listener
The California Attorney General, lead by Democrat Kamala Harris, has just given the Pacifica radio network, including KPFA, a 30 day extension to 2/17/15 to comply with the California Corporations Code and respond to the AG's audit. See Truth or Dare, 1/11/15, at http://www.unitedforcommunityradio.org/?p=2000 and reprinted below.
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:29PM
Security is not a crime: Spanish state asserts internet privacy tantamount to terrorism - by Riseup.net
We reject this Kafka-esque criminalization of social movements, and the ludicrous and extremely alarming implication that protecting one's internet privacy is tantamount to terrorism.
Posted: Tue Jan 6, 2015 7:16PM
CA AG Launches Audit of Pacifica Radio With Wilkinson & Edwards-Tiekert At The Helm - by repost
The California Attorney General has launched an audit of the Pacifica radio network for failure to properly adhere to records and accounting compliance. The present executive director Margy Wilkinson and treasurer and Upfront host Brian Edwards-Tiekert are the top officers of the foundation responsible to make sure these reports are provided. This has also cost the loss of over $1 million in CPB funding.
Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2014 5:06AM
Public Defamation by The Slingshot Newspaper - by Darin
I'm responding to Jessie Palmer, the Slingshot Newspaper's editor comments offering that I was harassing women, which I was not.
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 9:57PM
SPJ NorCal Responds to Reports of Police Force Used on Journalists in Berkeley - by SPJ NorCal
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the outrageous conduct of law enforcement officers who assaulted members of the media during last night’s (Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014) demonstrations in Berkeley, California.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 9:46PM
Is KPFA now Irrelevant ? - by thomas payne
As riots erupt across the nation and in Berkeley the home of KPFA and is covered by every news outlet including MSNBC, CNN and the rest of the web but not on KPFA we need to ask is KPFA irrelevant ? KPFA seems unable to cover breaking news or be a station that truly represents our community , and instead seems more interested in creating the illusion of being a community radio station by hiring a new marketing service to sell the concept of community and authenticity. Where was KPFA when ...
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 3:09AM
Internet freedom faces new attack as China seeks to shape global web rules - by Amnesty International
The Chinese government’s increasing efforts to influence global cyberspace rules is a further sign that internet freedom is under a sustained attack, said Amnesty International, ahead of China’s first World Internet Conference.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:40PM
Hedge Fund Seeks Sanctions Against Argentina - by James
Judge Gives Court-Appointed Mediator More Power to Resolve Dispute
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 9:40AM
After Gezi: Erdoğan And Political Struggle In Turkey - by Global Uprisings
The latest Global Uprisings film chronicles a year of resistance and repression that has left Turkey profoundly divided in the wake of the Gezi uprising.
Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:49AM