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Sen Jud Committee Hearing on NSA bulk surveillance shows everyone agrees it shoud continue (audio/mpeg 3.6MB) - by Kellia Ramares-Watson/KPFA-FM
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing in which members of the President's Review Group on communications technologies were invited to discuss their recommendations for reform of the NSA's bulk telephony metadata surveillance program. It is clear that Senators from both sides of the aisle and al the members of the witness panel believe the program should continue, even though it has not contributed significantly to terrorism investigations. (04:54)
Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:12PM
(Attachment On: Stir it Up in Fresno) (audio/mpeg 28.4MB) - by Mike Rhodes
This is a 30 minute .mp3 audio file of the January 1, 2014 Stir it Up radio show on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno.
Posted: Wed Jan 1, 2014 8:22PM
(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
Women Leading Drive for Change in Honduras (audio/mpeg 27.7MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Kate Raphael talks with Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda about background to the upcoming Honduran elections and the woman who stands to make history as the country's first president from outside the two major parties. Audio 30:12
Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:33PM
Full audio of Public Safety Committee Urban Shield agenda item on Sept. 24
(Attachment On: After Protest, One "No" Vote on Urban Shield from Public Safety Cmte; Full Council Votes Oct 1) (audio/mpeg 17.3MB) - by Dave Id
Posted: Tue Oct 1, 2013 5:35PM
Anniversary March on Washington was a Democratic Party pep rally says Ajamu Baraka (audio/mpeg 1.2MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 08.25.2013
Institute for Policy Studies fellow Ajamu Baraka said that once one of the main organizers of the March on Washington said that no criticism of President Obama's administration would be allowed, it became a pep rally for the president and the Democratic Party.
Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:32PM
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) threatened in San Francisco (audio/mpeg 1.4MB) - by KPFA Evening News, 05.18.2013
California's most important environmental law, the California Environmental Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), is under attack, and activists are trying to make sure the act will still hold sway in San Francisco. CEQA requires corporations and landholders to provide public information about potential environmental impacts of their projects in advance. A statewide coalition recently blocked attempts to weaken CEQA at the state level, but now San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed ...
Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 5:27PM
Chokwe Lumumba's close race in Mississippi: Colorlines Editor Bob Wing on why it matters (audio/mpeg 2.7MB) - by KPFA Evening News, Ann Garrison, 05.18.2013
The Jackson, Mississippi press is reporting "crunch time" in a close mayor's race. Jackson’s population is majority Black and Democratic, so Tuesday’s Democratic primary run-off, between Black Democrat Chokwe Lumumba and Black Democrat Jonathan Lee, will effectively determine who the city’s next mayor will be. The Jackson Free Press reports, however, that donors to the Jonathan Lee campaign have also given $1.2 million to federal Republican campaigns since 2008. Second District Mississi...
Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 7:03AM
Abraham Mertens et al. v. Ross Mirkarimi et al.: Case Dismissed (audio/mpeg 778.5 KB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison, 03.16.2013
Abraham Mertens et al. v. Ross Mirkarimi et al. was dismissed in San Francisco Superior Court on Friday, March 15th. The Mertens lawsuit accused San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez of defaming their neighbors Abraham Mertens and Ivory Madison, during the 9-month legal proceeding that ended in Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's reinstatement as San Francisco's elected Sheriff.
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:43PM
Sylvia McAdam Audio
(Attachment On: Many California Tribes and Nations Represented at Capitol for Statewide Idle No More Rally) (audio/mpeg 4.4MB) - by Alex Darocy
Sylvia McAdam addresses the group at the Sacramento rally over the telephone from London.
Posted: Wed Feb 6, 2013 9:17PM
Aaron Peskin says that Board President Avalos or Campos would be best for San Francisco (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
The new San Francisco City and County Board of Supervisors will meet for the first time on Tuesday,01.08.2013, with two newly elected members, four re-elected members, and five members whose terms are ongoing. After a swearing in ceremony, the full Board will elect its President for the next two years. The President is the most powerful member of the Board and one of the most powerful officials in San Francisco. Former Board President Aaron Peskin spoke to KPFA about how the President wields ...
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2013 2:40PM
Holiday cheer for families of those behind bars (audio/mpeg 1.1MB) - by KPFA Evening News/Ann Garrison
The San Francisco Sheriff's Department expanded this year's annual gift drive for children under care at Children's Hospital to include families affected by incarceration. The drive will continue till New Year's. To participate, call Mahnani Clay at 510-972-3878.
Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:53AM
Fukushima re-starts nuclear program in face of health problems and citizen protests (audio/mpeg 36.9MB) - by Rubble
Hear audio from a protest several weeks ago in front of the Japanese consulate on Market Street. Two bilingual Japanese visitors speak through a megaphone on the state of affairs in Japan. Labor activist Steve Zeltzer, back from a fact-fining trip to Japan, speaks on the problems he learned of. Protests are being held weekly at the consulate. A protest was held at Union Square in front of droves of tourists on “Black Friday”.
Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:13PM
Many San Francisco inmates will vote for the first time on Tuesday (audio/mpeg 1.9MB) - by Ann Garrison
While the NY Times reports that 5.85 million ex-offenders will be denied the right to vote tomorrow, despite having served their time, San Francisco County jails are a bright spot, with the highest inmate voter registration and voting rates in the State of California. Many San Francisco inmates have been asked to register for the first time in San Francisco county jails. Audio: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2012 11:42AM
Candidate statements and Q & A period
(Attachment On: Santa Cruz City Council Candidate Forum on Water Issues) (audio/mpeg 78.9MB) - by Alex Darocy
43:27 -- Rick Longinotti adds a point of clarification to what Richelle Noroyan has just said 44:37 -- Richelle Noroyan says, "I feel like you are debating me right now" 45:00 -- Richelle Noroyan leaves the forum
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2012 1:25AM
Rick Longinotti's presentation
(Attachment On: Santa Cruz City Council Candidate Forum on Water Issues) (audio/mpeg 30.7MB) - by Alex Darocy
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2012 1:25AM
Oakland Rising Action Interview on Setting the Standard (audio/x-wav 150.9MB) - by paz
Oakland Rising Action Interview on Setting the Standard, talking about what they do in Oakland
Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:09PM
Democrazy Now! Comics Dhaya Lakshminaryanan and Karinda Dobbins on Women's Magazine (audio/mpeg 18.2MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Comics Dhaya Lakshminarayan and Karinda Dobbins speak with KPFA Women's Magazine's Kate Raphael about their upcoming pre-election show. These women are hilarious! Audio 19:50
Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:16PM
Freedom of Choice (audio/mpeg 2.4MB) - by Dialeclectics
A timeless topical tune from 1992 for the 2012 election
Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:45AM
(Attachment On: Desal Task Force: Current Cost Estimate for Proposed Plant in Santa Cruz is '$114 Million') (audio/mpeg 32.3MB) - by Alex Darocy
This audio clip begins shortly before the start of the discussion of the cost estimate, and also includes discussion of the EIR review process.
Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:29AM