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textCorona vaccine development - they prefer not to ask about risks and side effects by Jens Berger and Tobias Riegel
Thousands or even millions could be vaccinated on the basis of "emergency approval." We will probably have to live with the virus. The current strategy of damaging measures until a vaccine is available is a bumpy path with incalculable risks, side effects and already visible collateral damage. Jens Berger and Tobias Riegel are German journalists who publish regularly on
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:51AM
textNew Day Pacifica Bylaws - An Exchange by repost
A response to Pacifica in Exile’s critique of the New Day Pacifica Bylaws....
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2020 4:43PM
textWhy Pacifica Needs New Bylaws 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: Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:52AM
textU-C IMC is celebrating 20th Anniversary by Stewart Dickson
U-C IMC is celebrating 20th Anniversary WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 AT 6 PM CDT – 7:30 PM CDT...
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:48PM
textWeighing the Pros and Cons of The Proposed New Pacifica Bylaws  by Akio Tanaka
The aim of the proposed New Day Pacifica Bylaws is to simplify, democratize, and stabilize the governance structure of Pacifica to keep it from evaporating in April 2021, when its $3.2 million balloon payment becomes due....
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:39PM
textTransplant to the Left Coast by Stewart Dickson
I hosted TechKnowLedge every Thursday morning from 8 to 9 on WRFU-LP 104.5 Urbana-Champaign, Illinois from mid-2010 to the end of 2018. I transplanted myself from East-Central Illinois to the Mendocino Coast in January, 2019. Thinking of spinning-up TechKnowledge again on KNYO-LP 10.7, Fort Bragg....
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:12AM
textA Response to Pacifica in Exile article ‘Bad Bylaws Take 2’ by Akio Tanaka
9-3-20 Pacifica in Exile (PIE) article ‘Bad Bylaws Take 2’ critiques the proposed New Day Pacifica (NDP) Bylaws. Following is a response to the article, giving the reasons why you should sign the petition for the new Bylaws....
Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:20AM
textOnce more: what has happened to the #MeToo witch-hunt? by David Walsh (WSWS Repost)
The apparent stifling of the #MeToo Movement points to the way the US media turns on a given tap at one instant, only to turn it off at the next. Everything it reports is dictated by the needs of the ruling elite to shift public opinion, always with a larger political agenda in mind, to confuse and deceive the people....
Posted: Tue Sep 8, 2020 9:25AM
textThe greatest threat to Pacifica is not the New Bylaws, but the old ones! Read why. by Akio Tanaka
Why is it important to sign the petition for the new Pacifica Bylaws?...
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2020 2:30PM
textAnother {attempted} Power Grab By Pacifica Corporatizers! by repost - from Alex Steinberg
KPFA members: Don't Sign The Petition At Pacifica To Corporatize The Bylaws! - From the Pacifica National Board Chair...
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:44AM
textHelp Pacifica- Support the New Bylaws- Do Sign the Petition! by Akio Tanaka
“… it would be beneficial for the Foundation to review its Bylaws and consider any revisions to simplify them and encourage more productive meetings….”...
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:51AM
textThe KPFA LSB Special Meeting is ON! by longtime KPFA supporter
This notice is for a Special Meeting of the KPFA Local Station Board, the correct time of which is Thursday April 30 at 11:00 am, on Zoom (information is below). The LSB cancelled its March meeting but unlike other Pacifica stations did not reschedule with remote attendance. The UIR faction majority leaders have tried to cancel this meeting, but it is still scheduled! (see
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:31PM
textSome Issues Regarding the Pacifica Bylaws Election by Akio Tanaka
Following are some of the issues that came up during Pacifica Bylaws election....
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:42AM
textA Perspective on the Pacifica Bylaws Referendum by Akio Tanaka
Pacifica still need a functional Board that can ensure the financial health of the Foundation....
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:33PM
textWe won Pacifica and KPFA back, but --?? by Listener
Elected representatives at KPFA refuse to meet, while other Pacifica stations' Local Station Boards meet on Zoom....
Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:44AM
textCorrecting the Sentinel's Latest Errors by Robert Norse & Keith McHenry
Food Not Bombs activist Keith McHenry corrects errors, omissions, and distoertions in Sentinel writer Jessica York's recent story "Santa Cruz County launches joint homelessness task force in coronavirus pandemic; Food Not Bombs expands food distribution" (4 PM, April 4th) at ....
Posted: Sun Apr 5, 2020 3:41PM
textKPFA's Peasant War & the Bylaws by Daniel Borgström
An allegory about the Bylaws Referendum. In a wider sense it's also about the struggle for democracy in progressive movements and organizations which often tend to be taken over by an elite minority....
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:51AM
textVote YES in the Pacifica Bylaws Election by Akio Tanaka, KPFA LSB
The current Bylaws were drafted by a group headed by Carol Spooner after the 1999 crisis. At the time It was felt that all-elected Board was the preferred governance structure; however, it had unforeseen consequences. Reflecting back on the shortcoming of the original 2002 Bylaws, new set of Bylaws were drafted by a group headed by the same Carol Spooner, who helped draft the original Bylaws....
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:38AM
textVote NO in the Pacifica Bylaws Election by Dr. James McFadden, KPFA LSB
LSBs are the community representatives – they give the community a voice. Instead, the General Managers will answer only to the Executive Director creating a truly top-down organization – a far cry from the grass-roots community station envisioned by Pacifica’s founders and enshrined in the current bylaws....
Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:46PM
textHelp Restore Pacifica. VOTE YES for the New Bylaws. by Akio Tanaka
Vote YES to Help Restore Pacifica. Voting ends on Thursday March 19....
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:26PM