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image Indybay Website Updates 480_indybay_new.jpg by Indybay volunteers
The San Francisco Bay Area IMC (Indybay) collective is, and has always been, 100% volunteer. The collective builds and maintains the custom software that has run Indybay.org since it first went online in the year 2000....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:32PM
image Crisis At KPFA,The Pacifica Network, Democracy & National Alternative Multi-media Channel 480_kpfa_pacifica_forum_audience_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A forum on KPFA and Pacifica was held in Berkeley on 2/18/18 to look at the crisis in Pacifica, KPFA and the development of a multi-media channel. It also looked at efforts to manipulate the election at KPFA to only have supporters of the voluntary bankruptcy by Pacifica...
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:34PM
text Berkeley lied, the homeless paid by Mike Zint
A recent fire, a city employee lie, the press, and the result. The homeless get blamed for everything, just because they are homeless....
Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:01AM
text Facebook announces latest step in censorship campaign, prioritizing “local news” by Will Morrow (WSWS repost)
Facebook's latest step aimed at censoring online information....
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 9:09AM
text Deliberate Dysfunction? KPFA's Decade of Financial Mismanagement by by Daniel Borgström and Steve Gilmartin
And now today in 2018, the SK are openly calling for bankruptcy! What a coincidence! Who would've ever guessed! Now let's look at SK tactics, strategy. I mentioned the September 2005 minority report by Max Blanchet, the warning about excessive spending. Also in the same month of that same year, an email from Brian Edwards-Tiekert of SK was leaked; in it Brian had written to his group, "How do we make our enemies own the problems that are to come?" and that has been SK strategy all these ...
Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:44PM
calendar Shut Down Oakland Whole Foods in Support of Anti-Racism 480_26804750_2006946062877142_4672344539200869788_n_1_1_1.jpg by Bay Area Youth Activism
230 Bay Pl, Oakland, CA 94612 Whole Foods Store: Oakland...
Event Date: Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:30PM
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:50PM
audio Pacifica National Board Overturns Rigged KPFA PNB Election & Slaps Down "Save KPFA" &"UCR" (audio/x-wav 78.6mb) by Repost
The Pacifica National Board on 1/11/18 voted to overturn a rigged manipulated vote for a new LSB board member and for a new PNB member. The "Save KPFA" "United For Community Radio" grouping were pushing for an immediate bankruptcy and illegally manipulated the vote to put up a fake candidate "Save KPFA" supporter and lawyer Bill Campisi to manipulate the election so they could elect their chosen candidate Susan da Silva. It all backfired in the PNB vote....
Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:18AM
image "Save KPFA" & "United For Community Radio" UCR Manipulate Elections To Support Bankruptcy 480_save_kpfa_campisi_group_1.jpg by repost
KPFA LSB member and lawyer Bill Campini has resigned and then tried to withdraw his resignations to get a new person elected to the Pacifica National Board. Both "Save KPFA" and "United For Community Radio" have united for this trickery and push for Pacifica to go into bankruptcy so a judge will likely decide how to sell off parts of Pacifica including WBAI in New York. They also have conspired to have KPFA sue Pacifica to break it up although this violates the responsibility of LSB members....
Posted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:43PM
image KPFA Local Station Board and Public Discuss Financial Crisis and Governance 480_kpfa_lsb_meeting1-6-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Pacifica KPFA Local Station Board held a meeting in Berkeley on January 6, 2018 in the context of a financial crisis that could lead to bankruptcy, seizure of assets of KPFA and Pacifica Foundation....
Posted: Sat Jan 6, 2018 10:53PM
text Why would honest men spread dishonest information about Pacifica's finances? by Steve Brown
The Pacifica interim executive director and CFA are pushing for Pacifica to go into bankruptcy despite the fact that the majority of the board are against bankruptcy....
Posted: Fri Jan 5, 2018 11:52AM
text Empire State Realty Trust investors have an interest in feud with the Pacifica Foundation by Lynda Carson
During October 2017, in favor of Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT), Judge Gerald Lebovits ruled with a summary judgement in a lawsuit against WBAI Radio and the Pacifica Foundation, over alleged unfair, unreasonable and exorbitant annual increases in the rent for situating the station’s transmitter at the top of the Empire State Building, in New York City....
Posted: Fri Jan 5, 2018 8:56AM
image The Fate of KPFA 480_kpfa-941_1.jpg by The KPFA Management
January 8th KPFA’s money and property may be seized by the Empire State Realty Trust because of a 1.8 million dollar debt of our sister station WBAI in New York. At that point, our building and our bank account will no longer be under our control....
Posted: Wed Jan 3, 2018 11:16AM
video Reclaim MLK 2018: 96 Hours of Non-Compliance with the Trump and Schaaf Regimes (video/mp4 27.7mb) by CRC Media Corps
It’s that time again, Bay Area!...
Posted: Tue Jan 2, 2018 1:00PM
text Pacifica ED's motion to file for bankruptcy to protect its assets, including KPFA by picasso
A motion widely circulated on voluntary bankruptcy for Pacifica from the network's interim executive director, in the wake of a $1.8 million judgment against WBAI for failure to pay Empire State tower rent. The Pacifica board voted 11 to 7 to go into closed session 12/28/17 and then failed to take action on this motion....
Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:59PM
text The Imminent Threat to KPFA / Pacifica Radio by picasso
Message from KPFA general manager, from reprint of a blog by Doug Henwood (who produces KPFA's Behind the News). https://lbo-news.com/2017/12/27/pacifica-death-watch-this-time-its-really-real/...
Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:51PM
text What The Dickens Is Going On? (Some Slightly More Accurate Info on KPFA/Pacifica) by Tracy Rosenberg
Pacifica should make every effort to remain independent and not be eager to throw up its member-purchased assets for grabs, at the discretion of the federal government and a creditors committee headed by an aggressive capitalist real estate speculator and billionaire. That’s a bad place to be. It would make Lew Hill cringe....
Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:24AM
text Real estate mogul Tony Malkin wants KPFA and Pacifica Foundation properties by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., may take control of KPFA Radio - 94.1 FM, and the entities controlled by the Pacifica Foundation as soon as January 8, or January 12!...
Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:49AM
image Pacifica Radio on the ropes; may be out of existence by middle of January kpfa_time_for_free_sppech.jpeg by Jeff Blankfort
The crisis of the Pacifica Radio network has had a long history and some have created this crisis....
Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:13AM
text KPFA radio at risk due to $1.8 million judgment against Pacifica Foundation by Lynda Carson
On the 6:00PM KPFA evening news on December 28, 2017, it has been reported that the Pacifica Foundation board members were deadlocked on a vote this evening to go into foreclosure, or file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, due to over $2 million owed to ESRT because of the unpaid use of the antenna (unpaid tower rent) at the Empire State Building, in New York City!...
Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:24PM
calendar Save Twitter From Twitter: A Protest 480_bird_1.jpg by #resist
10th at Market Street San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:12AM