There are few things I love more than a live broadcast. On May 30, 2014, two of my favorite worlds came together for Dismantle’s Bay Area Release. KPFA’s La Onda Bajita radio broadcast the release of the Voices of Our Nation (VONA) writers workshop’s first anthology, Dismantle. VONA was conceived of as a revolution by and for writers of color. Over 2,000 writers of color participated in VONA and Dismantle features established and emerging writers....
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:36PM
San Jose Peace & Justice Center 48 S. 7th Street #101 San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:07PM
"Is a US-Iranian Alliance Possible?"
By Nathaniel Batchelder Congress and the American people have many reasons to cheer the progress of US negotiations with Iran. Both nations have much to gain from a successful outcome and improved relations. The conflicts threatening Iraq and tensions with Russia underscore the value of pursuing positive relations with Iran. The possibility of a US-Iranian alliance would benefit the whole Middle East. Is this possible?...
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:40PM
Group Protests Police Shooting in Fresno
A large and militant protest was held in Fresno on Monday, June 16 2014 to protest a police shooting where a young man was shot 17 times by two Fresno Police Officers....
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:27PM
A Great Idea Is A Paper Petition For Single Payer Health Insurance
Lets get rid of the private insurance companies....
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:17PM
"The Paw Project" documentary about the evils of declawing cats is officially released
After over a decade in the making "The Paw Project" documentary about the evils of declawing cats if officially released on iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, Dish, U-verse and YouTube. Free screenings are available all over the US. Please, watch this compelling documentary and share it with your friends. People need to know that declawing cats is unnecessary, inhumane and now thankfully illegal in a few cities in the nation....
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:18PM
Africans in America Juneteenth Myth or Reality ~ 149th Anniversary
Kick-off for the California Sesquicentennial Juneteenth Celebrations begin with a formal request for an official cultural resource study (1840 - 1865 ) The myth or reality of enslavement of people of African ancestry and the participation of people of African ancestry from California in the bloody battles of the US Civil War remains an open secret. Stockton, California is sister city to Asaba, Nigeria and a fitting place to begin a global conversation....
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:15AM
On the Border: Immigration, Economics, and Civil Liberties
Campus Center, Conference Room De Anza College 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014...
Event Date: Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:05AM
A term becomes a myth; the myth becomes a religion. That the German economy has long been too competitive is completely denied. We are all conditioned by the misguided use of terms and connections so a way of looking at things seems absurd. The German economy acts like a bulldozer that flattens foreign economies instead of an economic locomotive....
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:38AM
Laborfest: Coming For A Visit-Immigrant Labor in France-Film
Berkeley City College auditorium - 2050 Center St. Berkeley...
Event Date: Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:49PM
Laborfest: Black & White And Dead All Over Film
518 Valencia, San Francisco. 16th St BART station. Buses: 14, 22, 33, 49...
Event Date: Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:42PM
Laborfest: St. Francis Square Union Co-op Housing Tour
Meet at SW Corner of Geary and Laguna intersection, San Francisco. Buses: 2, 3, 31, 38...
Event Date: Wed Jul 9, 2014 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:34PM
Laborfest: The Art of Leopoldo Méndez
Pacific Media Workers Guild -433 Natoma Street, 3rd floor, San Francisco. Between 5th and 6th Sts, and between Howard and Mission Streets. Any bus or train going on or under Market or Mission to Powell Street Station or 5th Street....
Event Date: Tue Jul 8, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:23PM
Laborfest: Rising Steel: 200 yrs of SF Architecture Walking Tour
Meet at the corner of Stockton & Maiden Lane -East of Union Square. All buses or trains on or under Market Street to Powell Street Muni/BART station. Walk up (north) on Stockton to Union Square....
Event Date: Tue Jul 8, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:10PM
Laborfest: Poetry Reading by Nellie Wong and Alice Rogoff
Bird and Beckett Bookstore -653 Chenery St., San Francisco, between Diamond and Castro in San Francisco’s Glen Park. 1 1/2 blocks from the Glen Park BART station and MUNI lines 23, 36, 44, 52 & J-Church. By car, take the Monterey exit off I-280 South, or the Bosworth exit off I-280 North....
Event Date: Mon Jul 7, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:04PM
Family and Friends Bid Farewell to Yanira Serrano Garcia
The family and friends of Yanira Serrano Garcia bid farewell to her at a public funeral and procession held at Our Lady of the Pillar Catholic Church on June 14. The family is still reeling in the wake of the devastating loss of 18-year-old Yanira, who was shot and killed outside of her home in Half Moon Bay by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu on June 3....
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:40PM
FPPC complaint against Jerry Meral filed amidst culture of corruption
“Our complaint charges Jerry Meral with illegal lobbying during the period when former administration officials are barred from doing so,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, executive director of RTD. “The revolving door between the Brown Administration, water exporters and groups that would benefit from the tunnels project and its habitat programs just keeps turning.”...
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 5:19PM
KPFA Local Station Board Meeting: Public Comment to Bring Back the Mix, June 14, 2014 (audio/mpeg 13.8MB)
On June 14, 2014, the KPFA Local Station Board held its monthly meeting in North Berkeley. One person, former Board member Sasha Futrun, attended to open the public comment period with her criticism of the KPFA Morning Mix and those who had come to speak for it. Everyone else spoke for restoring The Morning Mix to its 8 am Weekday hour. Long pauses and white noise generated as one speaker passed the microphone to another and a cell phone went off have been deleted. All but one of the hosts...
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 3:41PM
Mideast Migraines - Silencing critics in Canada / Boston Aparteid Israel subway ads (audio/mpeg 81.3MB)
Anti-Aparteid in Israel ads show up in Boston subway stations, Gates Foundation divests $184 million in G4S, criminalizing criticism of Israel in Canada, music by Stuart Davis. Length: 1:58:20/ Date Recorded: 2014-06-09/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (83MB), Mono...
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 3:04PM
For First Time, Appeals Court Rules Warrant Is Required For Cell Phone Location Tracking
MIAMI – For the first time, a federal appeals court has ruled that law enforcement must obtain a warrant to get people’s phone location histories from their cell service companies....
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:33PM