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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
textWhat The City of Oakland Isn't Telling You About How They Obstruct Affordable Housing by POOR Magazine
For nearly 10 years, organizers at POOR Magazine, a poor/houseless/Black, Brown and Indigenous people-led grassroots organization deep in the heart of East Oakland, have been building Homefulness, a permanent housing solution with 8 no-cost housing units for formerly houseless individuals and families. It doesn’t get more affordable than free, but Homefulness has taken 10+ years to build due mostly to an endless barrage of permit and inspection fees, impossible timelines, and fines for taking...
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:45PM
textPacifica CRD & WorkWeek Covering Picketing & Block of Israeli Chartered Ship Volan At by WorkWeek
WorkWeek & Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy will be covering the picket of the Zim Ship Volan at the Port of Oakland...
Posted: Fri Jun 4, 2021 5:10AM
textPermanent Vigil Installed to Honor Black and Brown People Killed by Police by Anonymous
Communique about vigil installation and explanation of why vigils honoring black and brown people are so important....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 3:04AM
textGeneral Strike for Palestine by Mona
Non Violent Protest for Palestine...
Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 3:00PM
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
textNight Attack on Oakland Police Property by Anonymous
On May 7, antifascist guerillas broke into a police vehicle lockup at 10th St. & Union St. and damaged cruisers. Undetected, they splashed muriatic acid, flattened tires and smashed windows....
Posted: Sat May 8, 2021 3:06AM
textGroundbreaking Police Demilitarization Ordinance by John Lindsay-Poland
Berkeley approves oversight and transparency measure for all militarized equipment used by police...
Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:26PM
textConcord Parks Need Reform by Let's Grow Concord
The governance of parks in Concord needs to be reformed. A year into the Covid crisis, as we get vaccinated and progress back to "normal", Concord residents should look towards parks and nature for celebratory healing. However, new parks projects won't be possible without reformation and citizen action....
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:22PM
textBerkeley Anti-Homeless & Anti-Food... by Emperor Norton the Ninth
Anti-Homeless architecture in Berkeley, and covering up food waste, with the illusion and propagation of false environmental narratives......
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 12:12PM
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
textOakland schools set to reopen amid surge in pandemic by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS repost)
After a narrow ratification of the Oakland Education Association’s sellout agreement to resume in-person instruction, teachers are facing a dangerous end to the school year....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:57PM
textOPD team framing Indigenous Elder RunningWolf for "hate crime" includes racist killer cop by Free RunningWolf
After five months, Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf is still being held as a political prisoner due to OPD interference in Berkeley's 2020 Mayoral Election. Systemic racism and corruption in the prisons & courts have undermined RunningWolf's rights to a fair trial, while corporate media circulates lies and covers up Anti-Indigenous Genocide....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:42PM
textRise Above Movement's Fascist Propaganda Youtube Content by Anon Researcher
With the Rise Above Movement back in the news, due to Robert Rundo and associates facing new charges, it is notable that the Rise Above Movement has a large presence on Youtube. This is despite Youtube's content policies....
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:18PM
textThe UC Berkeley Chancellor is Lying About People's Park by In Defense of People's Park
UC Chancellor Carol Christ is lying to you about People's Park. Share this article on social media with the hashtag: #SavePeoplesPark Support People's Park by sending a message. Email the UC Chancellor: Call the Chancellor: (510) 642-7464...
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:17PM
textA grab for KPFA & Pacifica by repost
You have perhaps heard about the attempt -- not the one in DC -- this one is about some KPFA board members who asked a judge to just basically give them the Pacifica radio network. The request was denied, but it did leave a sense of shock and outrage. Here is a letter from a group of KPFA board members who are condemning the adventure....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 1:56PM
textCalifornia YIMBY Comms Director Lies About Berkeley Parks by ParkNonymous
Matthew Lewis, the Communications Director for the lobby group California YIMBY, has been spreading disinformation about available park space in Berkeley. The CAYIMBY Communications Director is messaging on social media for the purpose of riling public open against People's Park....
Posted: Mon Feb 1, 2021 4:23PM
textUC Students Remove Fence from People's Park by Writer
A group of UC students, and non-student allies, removed the fencing that the University of California had placed around a significant portion of People's Park. The panels of the fence were carried to Sproul Hall, and left as a message to the UC Regents not to build on People's Park...
Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:29PM
textFriday Deadline: Defend Oakland's Pesticide Ban! by Isis Feral
The City of Oakland is preparing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that threatens to roll back a local law that restricts pesticide use on public lands. The herbicides glyphosate, triclopyr, and imazapyr would be exempted for use in the Oakland hills, as part of a plan to remove large numbers of trees. Public comments on the Draft EIR are DUE FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021 AT 5PM...
Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:19AM