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textWhy is the World Socialist Web Site still blacklisted on the Reddit forums? by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
The World Socialist Web Site calls upon Reddit members to demand that the moderators of r/coronavirus and r/politics halt the McCarthyite blacklisting of content links....
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:58PM
textJournalist, Activist Kevin Gallagher Has Died by anonymous
Kevin Gallagher, age 36, was found deceased at his home in San Francisco. This announcement was made yesterday on June 10th. Gallagher was an an activist, journalist and researcher who raised awareness about the surveillance industry. Cause of death has not been announced at this time....
Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:30PM
textProtecting Pacifica, Saving Independent Radio, Building a Progressive Movement by repost
“We are in a battle for the heart and soul of Pacifica…At stake is whether Pacifica represents the highest standards of journalistic integrity, or a mix of snake oil quackery and fake radicalism.” –Sonali Kolhatkar, Host of “Rising Up with Sonali”...
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:46AM
text“ I support efforts to rewrite the by-laws…” by Repost
“The New Day Pacifica Bylaws will correct excesses of the present bylaws by reducing the size of the board, getting the Local Station Boards out of station management, and having direct elections of National Board Members, rather than our present, baroque two stage voting process.” - Carol Spooner...
Posted: Tue Jun 8, 2021 8:14AM
textTom’s personal view from inside today’s Pacifica National Board by Tom Voorhees
KPFA and Pacifica radio stations members vote on democratic control of management. At steak is the detreating quality of news and public affairs' with a replacement set of bylaws election happening now in June....
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2021 12:17PM
text“Wuhan lab” theory proponent Nicholas Wade pushed racist pseudo-science in 2014 book by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The New York Times and Washington Post are citing a serial fabricator whose 2014 book was condemned by the biologists whose research he cited, together with more than 140 other scientists....
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2021 10:06AM
textHow the US media declared the “Wuhan lab” lie “credible” by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The US media’s attempt to lend credibility to the Wuhan lab conspiracy theory involves efforts to cover up devastating revelations—uncovered more than six months ago by the New York Times and CNN—exposing it as a hoax manufactured by Trump’s political allies....
Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 8:21AM
textDual Elections at Pacifica in June Reveal Dueling Futures for Pacifica by Michael Novick
Democracy, diversity, accountability and community radio are at stake if the New Day Pacifica Bylaws revision passes, and the likely outcome is triage of assets and narrowing of the range of political and cultural expression on Pacifica's airwaves....
Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 4:09PM
textSF Green Party Endorsement Against Latest Pacifica Bylaw Proposal by repost
The SF Greens is urging a no vote to the latest bylaw proposals for Pacifica....
Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 8:19PM
textAnother Narrative - Fight for Independent, Non-Corporate Radio by Akio Tanaka
A group of people are proposing changes to the Pacifica Radio’s bylaws, and another group of people are opposing the change to the bylaws. The Pacifica members should hear out both sides before voting on the Bylaws referendum....
Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 2:50PM
textGrowth Machine Theory by Stephen Lim
This is used to prove that the growth machine theory is not a positive social theory. What it does is it promotes the idea of wealth hierarchy and it allows the rich to stay rich. This is a problem because it creates political control over cities by allowing the rich to take capital through land....
Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 10:45PM
textDiscovering the Truth Hidden in Official Claims by Anita Riveros
In this piece, the importance of conspiracy theorists is brought up. Not everything that is said should be written off so quickly, there are always more sides of the story that some may not want to tell....
Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 5:31PM
textIncreased use of Social Media can harm our youth by Christopher Vitale
A look at the ways in which social media/cell phones are causing harm to the youth in our society....
Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 11:13AM
textSelf Serving Pro-Growth Media by Marissa Land
How power and control is affecting Sonoma County....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:36PM
textKPFA Full Circle Program On 2021 Pacific Bylaw Proposals by Repost
A debate was held on KPFA's Show Full Circle on the 2021 proposed new bylaw proposal...
Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 11:09AM
textLet’s Talk about Pacifica Radio’s Survival - Cont. by Akio Tanaka
Response to Ann Garrison’s “Pacifica Radio: Let’s Talk About the Debt” in CounterPunch...
Posted: Fri May 7, 2021 4:25PM
textReporting from Around the World, Reese Erlich Was a Beacon of Independent Journalism by Norman Solomon
He challenged "the basic assumptions of empire"...
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:11AM
textLet’s Talk about Pacifica Radio’s Survival by Akio Tanaka
Pacifica needs a governance structure that can restore the health and strength of the network, so that it can continue to broadcast dangerous truths....
Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:51AM
textThe continued false alarm by Sucharit Bhakdi and Karina Reiss
In the past, a pandemic could only be declared if a new pathogen caused many deaths worldwide. In 2009, the WHO changed the definition in time for the swine flu fake pandemic so that the criteria of "new" and "worldwide spread" were sufficient....
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:30AM
textWe Need Way More Censorship: A Plea to Big Tech to Save Us All by Nodgih Nalon (and Censored Guest)
In an effort to protect freedom of speech, we have spent our adult lives working with numerous well-known national organizations in support of the First Amendment. We mistakenly believed that protecting access to a diversity of ideas would strengthen our perspective. We even thought that the proper response to bad speech was better speech, more thoughtful speech....
Posted: Thu Apr 1, 2021 11:40AM