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imageNYC WBAI Press Conference To Re-open WBAI & Stop The Coup By Pacifica Minority
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by repost
A minority faction of the Pacifica Board including KPFA board members Christopher Cory (KPFA), Sabrina Jacobs (KPFA), Donald Goldmacher (KPFA) illegally supported the closure of NYC WBAI without a vote of the Pacifica Board. They fired all the staff violating the AFTRA SAG contract and turned the station into a repeater station. They also went to a Federal judge to have him take over the running Pacifica Foundation since they are in a minority on the Pacifica Board. This coup is being chal...
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:45PM
imageNY Press Conference To Defend NYC WBAI
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by repost
WBAI fights back against a plot by rogue faction of the parent Pacifica National Board and its Interim Executive Director to eliminate the iconic New York station...
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:09PM
image#SOSEcuador: Exigimos el cese de la violencia por parte del gobierno ecuatoriano
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by Medios libres de América
Colectivos y organizaciones firmantes denunciamos la inconstitucionalidad del toque de queda impuesto en Ecuador desde hoy sábado 12 de octubre a las 3 pm. Exigimos que se levante esta medida excesiva por ser un mecanismo que pone en riesgo la seguridad y la vida de los y las manifestantes....
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:34PM
imageThe Attack On WBAI & "Pacifica Across America”
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by Labor Video Project
The Pacifica Interim Executive Director illegally shutdown WBAI and terminated all the employees violating the AFTRA-SAG contract. It was also done without a vote of the Pacifica Board and a new entity "Pacifica Across America" took over programming while local programmers were locked out....
Posted: Tue Oct 8, 2019 9:11PM
imageCourt Upholds FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality
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by Jake Johnson via Common Dreams
'Be Ready to Fight Like Hell,' Say Internet Defenders as Court Upholds FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality [photo by Chris Cassell, Pro Bono Photo, please credit the photographer]...
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 6:52AM
textThe United States of Distraction by Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff
Reviewed by Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:30PM
imageAssange’s father speaks to the WSWS: “Julian’s resolve is fierce”
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by Oscar Grenfell (WSWS Repost)
John Shipton tells the World Socialist Web Site: ordinary people can take a stand in the defence of his son, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 11:06AM
imageMedia silent on dismissal of DNC suit against Julian Assange
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by Oscar Grenfell (WSWS Repost)
Efforts by the mainstream news outlets to bury a court ruling dismissing a Democratic National Committee (DNC) civil suit against Julian Assange presents a clear example of the type of media manipulation that has led millions of people to seek alternative sources of news on the internet....
Posted: Fri Aug 2, 2019 9:03AM
videoWatch: Chris Marsden’s speech to Paris meeting to demand freedom for Assange and Manning (video/mp4 174.9MB) by WSWS repost
"No one who is seriously committed to the defence of democratic rights can stand on the sidelines. The case of Julian Assange is a critical twenty-first century battleground in the defence of free speech, truth, and the fight against exploitation, dictatorship and war, the basic evils of the world capitalist system."...
Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:19PM
imageWhy is the Democratic Socialists of America silent on the persecution of Julian Assange?
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by Andre Damon (WSWS Repost)
Having been silent about defending Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning, the Democratic Socialists of America is exposed as imperialist and undemocratic. It is not a true socialist party....
Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 10:18AM
imageWhite House correspondents’ tribute to press freedom silent on Assange and Manning
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by David Walsh (WSWS Repost)
The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner was a miserable and cowardly spectacle that reflected the deeply right-wing character of the American media....
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:40AM
textThe Big Obstacle for Bernie Isn’t DNC “Rigging” — It’s Media Trashing by Norman Solomon
Some people are attached to the idea that the Democratic National Committee will “rig” the presidential nomination against Bernie Sanders. The meme encourages the belief that the Bernie 2020 campaign is futile because of powerful corporate Democrats. But such fatalism should be discarded....
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2019 11:37AM
textTrust in Our Institutions by Felix Pacheco
If you can't trust your government to deliver clean drinkable water, what does that say about your trust in other government institutions....
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:48AM
imageSupport Riseup.net, the Friendly, Radical, Tech Collective That Supports You
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by The Riseup Collective
There is a war being fought over your communication....
Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:03PM
imageTV programme blows the lid on the Australian gun lobby
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by GetUp!
By GetUp! - An explosive 4Corners report https://www.abc.net.au/4corners/big-guns/10406306?t=joADGu8Xy&utm_campaign=4Corners has revealed how our gun laws are being steadily eroded by a cashed-up gun lobby.1 These laws have kept our communities safe for decades — likely preventing 16 mass shootings since the tragedies of Port Arthur.2 **And whenever our gun laws are weakened, people pay for it with their lives.**...
Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:51PM
videoPalestinian Film Made By and With Ex-Prisoners May Be Eligible For Oscar (trailer) (video/mp4 6.6MB) by IMEMC
“Palestine is a society of ex-prisoners and beside the pain in any jail experience, but Palestinian as survivals are still able to feel proud and transform jails into work of art.”...
Posted: Thu Sep 6, 2018 2:23PM
textBe wary of large-scale disinformation campaign regarding Nicaragua by David Rubio
Various programs on KPFA and also regime-change minded liberals in the once-alternative media are amplifying the voices of self-anointed spokespersons for astro-turf protesters in Nicaragua who advocate for a violent coup. It's a scam with potentially massive death and other devastating consequences....
Posted: Sat Sep 1, 2018 10:35AM
documentSome thoughts on Blackkklansman
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by Boots Riley
[Because it is difficult to read Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley's critique of Spike Lee's Blackkklansman as screen grabs on twitter, the full text is reposted here.]...
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:22PM
imagePhilippines: Journalists Hurt and Arrested at NutriAsia Strike Dispersal
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by Altermidya
Three AlterMidya correspondents, Hiyasmin Saturay, Eric Tandoc, Avon Ang, and one student intern from the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, are among those arrested during the dispersal and are currently detained at the Meycauayan police station. AlterMidya, a national network of independent media outfits, strongly condemns the violence inflicted by the police and security guards on our journalists....
Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:49PM
imageSenate Passes Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality Amid Massive Public Outcry
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by via FFTF
Today the US Senate passed a resolution to restore net neutrality in a historic upset over the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repeal....
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 9:26PM