text Tamahagane | Unleashing the Citizen Data Scientist by Data Science
We want to democratize data science. We will publish an open source tool that allows non-technical people to use data science to solve problems, or glean insights into their businesses or virtually any domain, via an easy-to-use, visual, web-based data flow programming language, without the need to write a single line of code....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:39PM
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
text For an international coalition to fight Internet censorship by Editorial Board of the WSWS (repost)
An open letter from the International Editorial Board of the World Socialist Web Site to socialist, anti-war, left-wing and progressive websites, organizations and activists...
Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:39AM
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
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).
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
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
text Corp Controlled Public radio normalizes Trump’s misleading response to deadly train wreck by repost
Corporate Controlled Public radio normalizes Trump’s misleading response to deadly train wreck...
Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:42PM
text Boycott Utah by Chuck Tripp
Following the collaboration between the Trump administration and Utah's politicians in their efforts to kill the Bear's Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments in southeastern Utah, it has become absolutely imperative that U.S. and international consumers boycott all goods, products and services originating in that state. This should include refusal to purchase Utah agricultural products, attend Utah colleges and universities, visit Utah's ski resorts and parks, or purchase tech...
Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:03PM
text Net neutrality and the drive to censor the internet by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
People embraced the internet because it promised a free and unimpeded way to access and share information. The Trump administration is now paving the way for widespread government censorship and the end of treating internet services as a public utility....
Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:40AM
text FCC plan to repeal “net neutrality” gives telecom giants control of Internet access by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
Under the guise of fighting “fake news” and unsubstantiated claims of Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, proposed changes to the FCC’s regulatory policies are being advanced by the state to intensify censorship of left-wing and anti-war websites in preparation of further attacks on the democratic rights of the entire working class....
Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:51AM
text Google announces moves to censor RT and Sputnik by Trévon Austin (WSWS repost)
Backed by the US intelligence agencies and supported politically by the Democratic Party, a campaign against Russia, including RT, has served as a cover for a frontal attack on the First Amendment rights to free speech and political expression....
Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:55AM
text US brands RT a “foreign agent:” A chilling move against free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Under pressure from the US government, RT America has announced that it would register as a “foreign agent” under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This sets a precedent for delegitimizing RT as a news source, to intimidate its journalists and guests, and for taking similar actions against other news outlets. It also lays groundwork for labeling a much broader range of news outlets to blacklist and criminalize them based on their political views....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:30PM
text US congressional hearings on “extremist content” prepare assault on free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The alarm must be sounded! The campaign to mount a drive to criminalize political opposition within the United States will reach a new milestone when officials from Facebook, Twitter and Google testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House and Senate intelligence committees. What is involved is nothing less than the greatest attack on the First Amendment since the Second World War....
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:08AM
text Pacifica Radio Board Secretly OKs Bankruptcy Filing & Seeks NY Signal Swap by Pacifica Whistleblower
In secret meetings on Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, the Pacifica Foundation National Board, which governs the 5-station nonprofit progressive radio network, voted over strong opposition to authorize its executives to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and initiate an effort to make a lucrative deal to swap the frequency of iconic New York station WBAI with another station holding a less desirable signal position....
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:03PM