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image Why Can’t KPFA Local Station Board Officers & The Board Majority Support & Defend Assange 480_assange_wikileaks-graphic_cover-up_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
Despite the growing danger of the arrest and imprisonment of journalist and whistleblower Julian Assange the KPFA Local Station Board and the majority of it's members have refused to call for his defense and freedom. The question is why?...
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:38PM
text USDA Withholds Names Of Turkey Companies Spreading Salmonella by FN
Update on the turkey salmonella outbreak which has spread to 35 states as of November....
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:45AM
image Comcast Fires Proud Boys Rally Capt Andrew Kovalic after Social media pressure 480_pb_1.jpg by Tim Rumford
Social Media Pressure campaign outing White Nationalist Hate group member pays off. The Proud Boys Gear up for violent clash at rally in PA on 11/17 security Chat leaked...
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:38PM
image "The Cleaners" An Interview With Film Directors Hans Bloch & Moritz Riesewieck the_cleaners_eye.jpeg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek interviews film makers Hans Bloch & Moritz Riesewieck about their film "The Cleaners" who are hired to do the censoring on Facebook....
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:12AM
image Is shaming or outing racists online out of their job OK? Mounting pressure campaigns 480_drzyrdkxgae2qez_1.jpg by Tim Rumford
Shaming Racists with Pressure tactics out of their job. Examples. Details recent ongoing pressure campaign on Proud Boy Member Comcast Employee who throws white power hand signals wearing his comcast jacket uses as profile pic next to his Comcast logo for employment on Facebook....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:48PM
text President Trump: Hurricane Relief Should Not Pay Puerto Rico Debt by Kate Zeller
According to a report from Axios, President Trump told advisers that additional hurricane relief monies should not be sent to Puerto Rico as the monies could be used to pay the island's debt....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:52PM
text Elections = Democracy? by DLi
Much has been made in the mainstream corporate media about the "Blue Wave" tsunami that supposedly took place in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Indeed, the "liberal" punditry has even proclaimed that the Nov. 6 vote signals a return to a "democratic norm" in the USA. But did that really happen? Even more relevant, do elections in the USA really represent genuine democracy?...
Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:07PM
text Trumponomics and Wall Street Rejoices by Rudolf Hickel and Lukas Hermsmeier
Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-determination. The state should serve the public interest and reduce poverty. Instead, private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trumponomics is a disaster that is really a sleight of hand. $8 trillion was given to the super-rich. The poor, seniors, children and students are attacked....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:56PM
image California State Legislature passed a strong Fugitive Slave Act, April 15, 1852 480_capturing_fugitive_slaves_in_california_1_1_1.jpg by Stacey L. Smith ~ reprint
Stockton based Assemblymember Henry Crabb, a proslavery Whig from Tennessee, asserted that the federal territories were the common property of all American citizens. Echoing the arguments of the Slave South’s most vocal spokesman, US Senator John C. Calhoun, insisted that the U.S. Constitution guaranteed slaveholders the right to travel with their slave property into any federal territory....
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 4:11PM
image The Whims of Those who Rule: Our Age of Lawlessness 480_0005005421_10-1-3-1068x751_1.jpg by It's Going Down
Thousands of people are protesting across the country in reaction to Trump’s ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Led by MoveOn, progressive groups are mobilizing in fear that with Sessions’ departure, the President is now taking control of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into his campaign’s murky ties to Russia....
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 1:17PM
image Activists Project “Constitutional Crisis” on SF Federal Building 480_img_2940_1.jpg by Alan Marling
Hours after Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, local activists projected Constitutional Crisis on the San Francisco Federal Building to raise awareness of the President’s attempts to subvert the rule of law....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 9:32PM
calendar Protest Rallies: Rapid Response to Protect Mueller Investigation after Sessions Firing not_above_law.jpg by Moveon.org & others
Locations around whole SF Bay Area, state of California, and across USA....
Event Date: Thu Nov 8, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 6:33PM
text Groups to Continue Fighting Oil Extraction in San Luis Obispo, Statewide by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., November 7, 2018 — A measure to ban fracking and new oil and gas wells in San Luis Obispo County was defeated Tuesday, but its backers vowed to continue their fight to protect the community and the climate from oil extraction. Measure G did win more than 44 percent of the vote, despite supporters being outspent more than 28 to 1 by oil companies, including Chevron and Aera....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 4:41PM
image Behind 12-day statewide Pennsylvania prison lockdown: Control, power, money 480_medical-personnel-in-haz-mat-suits-clean-up-after-6-sci-mercer-staff-belief-they___d-been-poisoned-led-to-severe-mail-visiting-restrictions-in-penn-080618-by-gary-diday-herald-web_1.jpg by Major Tillery
The lockdown of 47,000 prisoners in all 25 Pennsylvania prisons began Aug. 29, 2018, and lasted for 12 days. Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary John Wetzel backed by Gov. Tom Wolf said the lockdown was an emergency measure to protect prison guards. They claimed there was widespread illness of guards from physical contact with synthetic drugs. This is false....
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 11:25PM
text Trumponomics and Wall Street Rejoices by Rudolf Hickel and Lukas Hermsmeier
Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-determination. The state should serve the public interest and reduce poverty. Instead, private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trumponomics is a disaster that is like a sleight of hand. $8 trillion was given to the super-rich. The poor, seniors, children and students are under a vicious attack....
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 3:40AM
text 8 GOP Candidates For Governor Want Executions To Continue In Their States by Abolition
As 42 states have refused to execute in 2018, the 8 Republican candidates in the execution states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas are all either current executioners, execution facilitaters or supporters...
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 2:16AM
calendar Solidarity Shabbat Services: All Beliefs Welcome at Participating Bay Area Synagogues 480_solidarityshabbat_digitalbanners_1.jpg by American Jewish Committee, other groups
Multiple Bay Area Synagogues are Participating. See the link below....
Event Date: Sat Nov 3, 2018 7:00AM
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 7:06PM
image Public Pensions Attack Workers, SF Prof Abdulhadi Under Attack & Labor & Rise Of Fascism 480_anti-nazi_march_nyc_1933_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA's WorkWeek Radio looks at the use of pension funds controlled by hedge funds to fund anti-labor propositions. It also hears about the attack on SFSU professor Rabab Abdulhadi who runs the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies. WorkWeek looks at labor's role in the defense of Professor Abdulhadi and her students by Zionists and a Nazi signed up for her classes. Last WorkWeek talks about the rise of fascism, the role of Trump and what labor and unions can do about this devel...
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 5:05PM
image Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Renews Legal Challenge Against DAPL 480_dakota_access_pipeline_-_new_salem_north_dakota_-_photo_by_tony_webster_1.jpg by Earthjustice
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers downplayed oil spill risk; ignored Tribe’s well-documented concerns...
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 7:08PM
text Nuke Plants Cause Cancer Deaths, Rates Fall When They Shut Down by Michael Steinberg
A recent study shows that nuclear power plants cause excess cancer deaths though their routine radioactive releases when they are operating. The rate of cancer deaths declines after they shut down....
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 3:08PM