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text Listen to KPFK's staff talking to Pacifica Exe Director kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-03-29 7:31 PM
Listen to a KPFK interview with Summer Reese a few nights ago, produced and interview by Roy Tuckman and Eben Rey, available on Soundcloud. Interesting to have direct verbal vocal information instead of so many other internet shades of grease that proliferate in trying to form stories and gossip and biased versions of what happened to whom. The direct person involved in the personnel issues of Pacifica are discussed here. KPFK listeners called in and added opinions also. Can the whole organization be saved and healed and repaired so it will not repeat [and again and again] ??? (text/plain + 16 comments)

text Why is KPFK still failing to thrive ? kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-03-28 3:32 PM
KPFK is more than intimately tied to it's umbrella leader Pacifica, whose latest Executive Director has been 'fired' by some of questionable authority and who refuses to accept the factionalization that predominates these radio stations operations. But no actual factual information is ever available, not locally from KPFK or most other sites on line. Mostly the usual malicious attacking anyone else blurbs are found online. Why do we who pay dearly to subscribe, to be members, to sponsor KPFK programs [tho we may not chose to pay for all pgrms presented there, if given any free choices ] . We, outside the sacred halls of radio station know NOTHING from our local sources of KPFK or Pacifica 'news' and information Finally 1 site just went up, see below. Just recently a new site went up that allows no comments but is intended to take a side in the national malicious arguments on line about who runs the Pacifica PNB [nat’l board] and petitions are included therein. see http://2014.supportkpfa.org and also maybe tour thru facebook https://www.facebook.com/notes/tracy-rosenberg/turning-off-the-water-and-firing-the-lawyer/10201760444914193 to learn a bit more about what is dramatically occurring in Pacifica’s Berkley offices. To search out what may be factual or actual from what are marketing-promotional or negative-attack-ads blurbs takes hours of time and reading and is uncompensated ‘work’ just to know where even our KPFK dollars are being spent or set up to be wasted. And other than a midnight interview that was not heard by the great majority of KPFK listeners gave a hint of what is happening to Pacific, about it’s Executive Director, and the future of the whole set of radio stations affiliated and dependent on some structure that is stable and honest…if possible. (text/html + 16 comments)

image Southern California Joins Worldwide Wave Of Action Jessica Lux 2014-04-05 2:31 AM
Southern California Joins Worldwide Wave Of Action

text Home-less-free occupying is not a free ride either living insider 2014-03-24 8:46 PM
Another article written on LA Indy was full of comments that derided the author as if that answered the question of how the everywhere-living-homeless in LA have used up what were spaces intended for the general public - for children, for athletes, for elderly, for the tired, the disabled, the visitors. And no blame is made but the reality is noted and forthrightly stated. No PC necessary. No attack the writer is needed. No solutions are available, apparently. (text/plain + 10 comments)

image Boycott Peru - End Nazism Jack Ripper 2014-03-29 8:51 PM
Boycott Peru - End Nazism
Peru has a growing number of neo-nazi's. The believe that Jewish people are the reason they are impoverished, particularly in the andes mountain communities. They believe that supporting a Nazi agenda will increase their wellbeing. (image/jpeg + 7 comments)

text Three Things That Make Libertarian Heads Explode Lynn Stuart Parramore 2014-03-16 2:23 PM
The inequality problem, the public goods problem and the regulation problem make libertarian heads explode. (text/plain + 7 comments)

text Pacifica IS also KPFK, so let's not ignore what going on kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-03-29 5:42 PM
Pacifica is struggling with who is it's new Executive Director with much dramatic flurries, acting outs, resistances, alliances, and stories barely coming out, even on internet. A few reports of happenings is being sent out to the 'rest of us' by Tracy Rosenberg, a former termed out PNB member. We here in LA are playing dumb and treated as if we were even dumber...muted actually. see her site for other stories and commentators too. (text/plain + 5 comments)

text Pacifica voting in secret with no accountability? Is this part of KPFK ? kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-04-18 3:39 PM
Counterpunch is now publishing wrong info ? Who gave them that information about Pacifica? How confusing. Another commentator disclosed here at Indymedia how Pacifica Nat'l Bd voted to deselect the hired Exe Director. But the numbers and facts never add up correctly. Nor can results be explained and no names of voters are named. And KPFK's Local Station Board meetings have a fight club mentality and provides no factual helpful information either. Ask their LSB for more accurate info here: lsbchair@kpfk.org (text/plain + 4 comments)

text Repost from Counterpunch re Pacifica - KPFK too involved kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-03-29 2:10 PM
Excerpts from a recent article about the happenings to Pacifica, the holder of KPFK and other 4 stations nationwide. Recent upheavals and attempts at 'take-overs' and resistances and wild stories of in-fighting...continue...on.... (text/plain + 3 comments)

image Protest Against Latest U.S. Meddling RP 2014-03-20 9:17 PM
Protest Against Latest U.S. Meddling
“Nobody should be fooled here, especially left forces. History shows you what the U.S. is about--they're not about democracy, they're about profits by any means.“ – John Parker, International Action Center (image/jpeg + 3 comments)

text Summer Reese is the Pacifica Foundation’s Abe Lincoln ERIC C. JACOBSON 2014-04-08 2:07 PM
Is the Pacifica Foundation Board Trying to Dissolve the Foundation’s Five Station Union, Place Each Station’s Broadcast License under Local Ownership, Sell WBAI into the Commercial Marketplace and Distribute the Proceeds as "Endowments" to the Remaining 4 Stations? (text/plain + 3 comments)

text Bernard Duncan, prior GM of KPFK is still in play kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-04-08 5:01 PM
Strange sightings are occurring…here in LA we have been told that the recent Gen’l Mgr of KPFK had resigned months before his contract was up in June, and left the station in March 2014 instead, with the KPFA Berkeley manager coming in as interim manager here. Now Bernard Duncan’s name has reappeared in some other suspicious circumstances that most of those who are KPFK sponsors/ subscribers/ members/ payers Do Not Understand, and Have Not Been Informed…at all ! Why is there no local transparency or an LA Town Hall meeting to explain, to hear and ask questions - and even if answers are not accurate or easy, for there to be available Discussion, Exposure, Information -vs silence and secrecy – yes, here where KPFK still exists and plays on air ...as if nothing else were going on behind some closed hallowed doors - secretly....unknown to us. We have no say, of course, no power, no input, no nutin but pay and wonder and worry. who are the players here and what are they doing ? in secret alliances ? (text/plain + 3 comments)

text Pacifica Exe Director position is in confusion still putting KPFK at risk transmittor 2014-04-10 3:52 PM
Pacifica is in broken shape, in at least two separate pieces: The Executive Directorship is allocated to 2 people by at least 2 groups. One is Summer Reese, [ a long time PNB chair and member, and she was contractually hired after many months working as interim ED ] and the other is Bernard Duncan, former KPFK general manager [ who claimed to be going to NZ to be with his girlfriend and he left his KPFK position months before his contract was up.] (text/plain + 3 comments)

image Members of Bundy Family Explain Bundy Ranch Stand-Off With Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Los Angeles People's Media 2014-04-17 1:03 AM
Members of Bundy Family Explain Bundy Ranch Stand-Off With Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
In April 2014, the Bureau of Land Management acted on a court order to seize the cattle of southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Hundreds of western men and women traveled to the area outside Bunkersville, NV to stand with Cliven Bundy against federal tyranny. Several reporters from Los Angeles People's Media went to the site of the #BundyRanch #RangeWar to interview the members of the Bundy family about the stand-off. (image/jpeg + 3 comments)

image Los Angeles Joins Nationwide March Against Mainstream Media #MAMSM Los Angeles People’s Media 2014-04-20 3:04 PM
Los Angeles Joins Nationwide March Against Mainstream Media #MAMSM
A nationwide rally on April 19, 2014 outside mainstream media studios raised awareness about the corporate control of mainstream media. (image/jpeg + 3 comments)

image On National Democracy Wilma Banaag 2014-04-07 4:23 AM
On National Democracy
The concept of National Democracy aims to overthrow feudalism and achieve independence from colonialism. (image/jpeg + 2 comments)

image Falsely Arrested again in Chandler - April 5, 2014 Falsely Arrested again in Chandler - April 5, 2014-04-05 4:27 PM
Falsely Arrested again in Chandler - April 5, 2014
Falsely Arrested again in Chandler - April 5, 2014 (image/jpeg + 2 comments)

text Pacifica board members named here, who attempted ousting ED kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-04-04 1:06 PM
Pacifica conflict over who is Executive Director continues in it's non-wisdom and contenders vying for power and position. Here are excerpts of some updated info and names the PNB members who voted 12- to - 10 to 'fire' the one most recently hired. Some of these KPFK - LSB members who only very recently were elevated to PNB are included in the ousting, outing of Summer Reese. 3 of our 4 voted by phone to expel her. We need to hold all our LSB and PNB [acting as non-] representatives accountable for their actions, and not for their own personal opinions - - unless those interfere and overtake their responsibility to all us KPFK subscribers/ sponsors/ payers/ members. (text/plain + 2 comments)

image Hugh Hallman Tempe Festival of the Arts Not Hugh Hallman 2014-03-31 9:28 AM
Hugh Hallman Tempe Festival of the Arts
Hugh Hallman Tempe Festival of the Arts - Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman collecting signatures to run for Arizona Sectary of State at the Tempe Festival of Arts on March 30, 2014 (image/jpeg + 2 comments)

image Growing Number of Indian Apartment Buildings For Vegetarians Only Veg Renter 2014-03-21 1:08 PM
 Growing Number of Indian Apartment Buildings For Vegetarians Only
There are several reasons for the increasing number of Indian apartment buildings going all vegetarian (image/jpeg + 2 comments)

text The US Occupy Movement - Since the Eviction from the Squares Robert Ogman 2014-03-21 6:32 AM
Robert Ogman studied social theory at The New School in New York and was active in the alterglobalisation movement. Following the evictions of the Occupy encampments in late 2011, he met with and interviewed participants. Today he lives in Berlin. (text/plain + 2 comments)

text Crimeans Choose Russia Stephen Lendman 2014-03-18 12:56 AM
Crimea (text/plain + 2 comments)

text Kassim Alhimidi convicted of murder gary 2014-04-17 8:33 PM
After a failed attempt to convince investigators that his wife was the victim of a hate crime, Kassim Alhimidi was convicted of her murder (text/plain + 2 comments)

text On the Death of John Kenneth Galbraith Rudolf Hickel 2014-03-17 5:12 AM
The great economist John Kenneth Galbrath was shocked at the public squalor alongside private affluence. He devised the horse-sparrow theory, horses must be fed so the sparrows can live. A healthy economy means shrinking the financial sector and expanding the public sector. (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Liberating the Economy from Prejudices James Galbraith and Joseph Stiglitz 2014-04-07 3:10 AM
Economics is not an immutable unchangeable fate but a human system where changing rules changes outcomes. James Galbraith and Joseph Stiglitz are two well-known economists who question the myths of conventional economics, the self-healing, efficient and deregulated market (text/plain + 1 comment)

image San Diego May Dai Workers Film Festival workersfilmfestival 2014-04-06 5:11 PM
San Diego May Dai Workers Film Festival
Workers Film Festival returns to San Diego this May Day weekend at the Digital Gym Cinema in North Park! We've got a strong line-up of the most recent international films that connect workers and social justice struggles. Join us Friday May 2nd - Sunday May 4th. We'll also have a labor art exhibit, live music and a pop-up book shop. (image/jpeg + 1 comment)

text Supreme Court Rules for Big Money Stephen Lendman 2014-04-06 12:41 AM
money power (text/plain + 1 comment)

text LA Weekly promotes a slanted view of Pacifica/ KPFK activistMediaWatcher 2014-04-04 10:36 AM
LA Weekly produced an article about Pacifica, which involves KPFK of course, that was apparently biased and the writer maybe even was a prior student of Cooper whom he liked to quote as if an "expert" but may not at all be so. The letters written to LA Weekly were on line and in print 2 more times to display the local concerns. This Open letter to their Editor is to respond to all 3 of those print-postings. (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Rejecting TTIP, AFDL-CIO's Trumka Calls for "Global New Deal" Paul Krugman and Richard Trumka 2014-04-01 4:26 AM
The demonization of anyone who talks about the dangers of concentrated wealth is based on a misreading of both the past and the present. Such talk isn’t un-American; it’s very much in the American tradition. So who will be this generation’s Teddy Roosevelt? (Paul Krugman) (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Reported excerpts of Pacifica's - and that's KPFK's - incidents happening - update kpfk loyal volunteer 2014-03-29 5:14 PM
Tracy Rosenberg has been updating information in a reporter's fashion with what is occurring...tho far from LA, still relevant to our own KPFK, however it falls Out or sideways. The Pacifica Nat'l Bd [PNB] and Pacifica's attorney and others star in the more recent incidents. Excerpts that may interest local LAers is here. See Tracys facebook site in future for updates as they show up. [why Indymedia is glumping all paragraphs together is not resolvable by this writer, so please glimpse for key words or parts that Can Be Read if possible. This glitch seems to occur when spacing well is in the article written but does not come out in final results here. sorry for that. See Facebook link for more info anyhow. ] (text/html + 1 comment)

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