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textSF City’s Retirement System Run By Cops/Firefighters Union Bosses Funds Newspaper Looters by Dr. Derek Kerr
The SF City pension fund run by the police and firefighters union officials is allowing the public workers fund to buy the union busting "vulture" hedge fund Alden Global which is busting newspaper unions throughout the country....
Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:06PM
textNew York Times cites US torturer Michael Chertoff on Chinese “repression” by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Over the weekend, the New York Times published an editorial calling China the world’s leading purveyor of “transnational repression,” based entirely on a report produced under the supervision of a war criminal....
Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:00AM
textRemembering Jack Hirschman by Michael Steinberg
The recent death of poet and activist Jack Hirschman as recalled by another writer and activist....
Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 11:46PM
textMedia propaganda and the Afghan debacle by Joseph Kishore (WSWS Repost)
In the wake of the collapse of the US puppet government in Afghanistan, the media and political establishment have been consumed by the question: how they were so disastrously “caught off guard” by the extremely rapid collapse of the regime in Kabul?...
Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 11:45PM
textKPFA Supporters Of "New Day" Who Control LSB Refuse To Hold Committee Meeting by "New Day" KPFA Supporters Ignore Their Jobs
The present majority of the KPFA Local Station Board supported the corporate "New Day" bylaw proposals. They argued that the Local Station Boards should be advisory and should not approve the budget and evaluate the manager. Now they are their supporters are running for the LSB with the position that they really don't want to do what is required under the bylaws. This is duplicitous and shows a lack of integrity and honesty. If you don't want to follow the bylaws and do your job you should no...
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:28PM
textThe Truth About The Results of The Pacfiica Bylaw Proposals by "New Day” by repost
A report on the 2021 bylaw elections by "New Day" and the results of the election by Renée Asteria-Peñaloza...
Posted: Mon Aug 9, 2021 2:44PM
textCatholic Freedom: Why Confession To A Priest Is Not Necessary To Have Sins Forgiven by N. Evans
Catholic Freedom Newsletter: Why Confession To A Priest Is Not Necessary To Have Sins Forgiven...
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:35PM
textThe mystery of `populism' and The anarchism stereotype by G.M. Tamas and David Graeber
Under normal circumstances, people are as reasonable and decent as they are allowed to be, and that they can organize themselves and their communities without being told how....
Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:00PM
textNew Catholic Freedom Newsletter (Updated 7-16-21) by N. Evans
A Small Occasional Catholic Newsletter Influenced by the Ideas of Benjamin Tucker, P.J. Proudhon, Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, Noam Chomsky, the Claretians, as well as the Second Vatican Council. Edited by Nicholas Evans...
Posted: Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:11PM
textCapitalism is not natural by John-Baptiste Odour
Political programs in the 20th century, then, were meant to create equality, not merely alleviate poverty. How we live collectively, what we value as a society, and how we want to conceive of ourselves - all these questions were politicized by these programs and helped lay the foundation of a society based on solidarity....
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:48AM
textSharon Kyle's L.A. Progressive features #MeToo Garrison Keillor: Whither Pacifica? by Sheila Hamanaka
Sharon Kyle's for-profit L.A. Progressive is featuring #MeToo MPR reject Garrison Keillor.  Is this Kyle's idea of a "New Day" for Pacifica?  Vote NO in the Pacifica bylaws referendum if you don't share the #MeToo vision....
Posted: Tue Jul 6, 2021 11:29AM
textA Letter to Oakland Teachers About Pacifica, Race & Democracy by Sheila Hamanaka
Why a Japanese American children's book author/illustrator is going to Vote NO in the Pacifica bylaws referendum -- it's simple. New Day supporters illegally shut down WBAI NYC in 2019--using the same excuse: finances. Is New Day's "business plan" really institutionalized racism?...
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2021 12:22AM
textNDP Spending Precious Listener Dollars by Otis Maclay
New Day Pacifica spends listener dollars to destroy Pacifica!...
Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2021 1:17PM
textBetween the minutes at KPFA's board mtg. of May 15th by Daniel Borgström
A look at the New Day supporters who are the majority faction at KPFA, their GM who gives a report but takes no questions, the treasurer's story regarding the unpaid property taxes, the LSB vote on the proposed New Day bylaws, and an update on the ongoing lawsuit which began last December with an attempt to put Pacifica into receivership.....
Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:07AM
textCarol Spooner supported Summer Reese Against Firing By The Cabal Pushing The Corpo Bylaws by repost
Carol Spooner who is supporting corporate bylaws to centralize Pacifica previously had opposed the fired of former ED Summer Reese by the same people who are pushing the top down bylaw proposal. Another flip-flop?...
Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:13PM
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