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textUnited for Independent Radio - The NeoLiberal Plan to Destroy KPFA and Pacifica Radio by NoFreeSpeechForYou
The gloves are off and the neoliberal move to defang and destroy the only non-corporate media network in the country is out in the open. A new proposed "bylaws amendment" from United for Independent Radio exposes the plan. Vote Rescue Pacifica while you still can....
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:22PM
textThe United States of Distraction by Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff
Reviewed by Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:30PM
textIndybay Pushes Back Against “Diamond Slavery” DMCA Takedown by Indybay
DMCA memory hole threatens to swallow article published on Indybay in 2003 about working conditions in Romanian diamond factory....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47PM
textKPFA is Trolling for Funds…Again by Doug Buckwald
KPFA has embarked on another fund drive. Although they call this one their "Summer Fund Drive", it should really be called the "make-up fund drive due to the public's failure to let us loot their pocketbooks sufficiently during the Spring Fund Drive."...
Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:36PM
textPacifica Chair Aaron Leaks Name Of New iED – Pacifica Splices Audiofile In Failed Coverup by Jara Handala
Grace Aaron, Chair of the Pacifica Board & two months later Executive Director, leaked to the public the name of her successor. It’s John Farneal (spelling). Then Pacifica attempted a coverup – but it failed: the unadulterated audiofile is published here. Pacifica's secrecy culture at the top remains entrenched and pervasive. Who can trust the current 'leadership'?...
Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:42PM
textAudio: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed by Lisa Duggan
She was an anti-communist and anti-Soviet after born as a Jew in St. Petersberg before the 1917 revolution....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 10:53AM
textBerkeley's KPFA is a Private Radio Club by Doug Buckwald
KPFA used to operate like a true community radio station, but now it has devolved into little more than a private radio club for the same handful of paid program hosts who have occupied the airwaves for decades....
Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 3:45PM
textAssange Has Been Arrested for US Extradition by Caitlin Johnstone
Extradited for journalism. In a blur, everything that Assange and WikiLeaks have been warning about for years has been proven correct, contrary to mountains of claims to the contrary by establishment loyalists everywhere. The same government which tortured Chelsea Manning is in the process of extraditing her publisher so that they can silence him forever....
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:05AM
textThe Big Obstacle for Bernie Isn’t DNC “Rigging” — It’s Media Trashing by Norman Solomon
Some people are attached to the idea that the Democratic National Committee will “rig” the presidential nomination against Bernie Sanders. The meme encourages the belief that the Bernie 2020 campaign is futile because of powerful corporate Democrats. But such fatalism should be discarded....
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2019 11:37AM
textCorporate Media Abets U.S. Intervention in Venezuela by DLi
After more than a year of hyping the so-called Russian meddling in U.S. politics(including dozens of articles screaming with sensational headlines followed by little more than mere allegations by US spy agencies), the mainstream corporate media has hypocritically switched to cheerleading the brazenly Imperialist bullying of Venezuela by Washington and its coalition of sycophantic Latin American regimes....
Posted: Fri Feb 1, 2019 3:52AM
textNew Presidential Press Conference Revealed by Leon Kunstenaar
Sarah Sanders' amazing attempts to put lipstick on the most deplorable pig in US history revealed in new press conference....
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:19PM
textKPFA GM McCoy & KPFA IPM Cartwright Put Bensky Back On The Air by repost
Corporate managers Quincy McCoy & Kevin Cartwright at KPFA put Larry Bensky back on the air...
Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:23AM
textTrust in Our Institutions by Felix Pacheco
If you can't trust your government to deliver clean drinkable water, what does that say about your trust in other government institutions....
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:48AM
textRadio in Petaluma: The “End” of Radio by Hong Jae Yu
Our group's findings while investigating Radio listener rates in Petaluma....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:47PM
textRadio in the Age of the Internet by Madeleine Fisher-Wright and Samuel Hanson
Is there hope for the radio industry in today's connected world?...
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:08PM
textOprah's Animal Rights Consciousness Needs Improvement by Veritas
Please ask Oprah Winfrey to stop advertising meat and dairy....
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:06AM
textStatement from Cat Brooks for Oakland Mayor Campaign: Every Vote Matters by Cat Brooks for Oakland
We are thankful for the thousands of Oaklanders for their faith in the People’s Campaign. Today we learned that there are still approximately 209,943 Vote By Mail (VBM) ballots outstanding county-wide along with 43,090 provisional and 1,827 conditional ballots....
Posted: Thu Nov 8, 2018 11:56AM
textDeath by Facebook by AVAAZ
Brazil has elected Jair Bolsonaro President, a man who praises torture, says he'll end all activism and threatens to kill 30,000 leftists. How could this insanity happen?!?! Facebook....
Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:07AM
textBe wary of large-scale disinformation campaign regarding Nicaragua by David Rubio
Various programs on KPFA and also regime-change minded liberals in the once-alternative media are amplifying the voices of self-anointed spokespersons for astro-turf protesters in Nicaragua who advocate for a violent coup. It's a scam with potentially massive death and other devastating consequences....
Posted: Sat Sep 1, 2018 10:35AM
textFirst Amendment Rights Under Attack by David R. Kimball
Popular platforms, websites, and a radio show were arbitrarily removed from the internet and airwaves in August of 2018 – an attack on the First Amendment rights of us all. If only “approved-of” content will be allowed to remain online or spoken over the airwaves, what sort of society are we becoming?...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:12AM