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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 KPFTx.org)....
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 https://www.santacruzsentinel.com/2020/04/04/santa-cruz-county-launches-joint-homelessness-task-force-in-coronavirus-pandemic ....
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
textMedia mogul trying to crush Australian activist group by GetUp!
New York based Rupert Murdoch is the most powerful and most dangerous media mogul in the world. He uses his giant global empire to buy servility of politicians and push a political agenda stoking hatred and division. In Australia, where the crypto fascist was born He is now trying to crush the highly effective activist movement GetUp!...
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2020 7:59AM
textEFF Asks FTC To Scrutinize Secret Deal Saddling .ORG Registry with $360 Million in Debt by EFF & Americans for Financial Reform
February 21, 2020: The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) called for the disclosure of secret financing details behind the $1.1 billion .ORG sale, and has asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize the deal. The transaction would saddle the .ORG registry with $360 million in debt....
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:56PM
textHow is it KPFA last paid property tax on April 3rd, 2013?!? Where's the transparency? by repost
The KPFA business manager Maria Negret and manager Quincy McCoy have failed to pay the property taxes on the building for years. People are asking how this could happen and why this information was kept a secret even from the KPFA Local Station Board....
Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:34AM
textAmerican Visitors Killed New Zealand by Mike J.
My buddy was killed in a tragic car crash while visiting New Zealand a while back. But, the authorities didn't even release his name! He was apparently one of more than 5,000 foreigners who have been killed in that country since 2000. The truth about the number of visitors killed in NZ, highlighted recently by the White Island volcano disaster, is very disturbing....
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:42AM
textFor Corporate Media, It’s ‘Anybody But Sanders or Warren’ by Norman Solomon
Journalism that can't stand progressive populism...
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2019 8:59AM
text20th anniversary of Indymedia / Seattle 1999 WTO protests by IMC crowd-sourced curriculum
Curriculum to commemorate and share the history and inspiration of the Independent Media Center network...
Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:44PM
textWhy the Pacifica National Office intervened at WBAI by Akio Tanaka
Pacifica have a directorship that somehow believes you can VOTE reality out of existence....
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:28AM
textPacifica's Rashomon by Akio Tanaka
The real danger to Pacifica is not a ‘corporate coup’. The real danger is a financial failure which is what the current governance structure has brought about....
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:51AM
textPacifica’s WBAI Back on the Air But Fight for Non-Corporate Radio Continues by repost
A corporate coup that shutdown New York has temporarily been thwarted but the battle continues...
Posted: Fri Nov 8, 2019 9:39AM