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NUCLEAR SHUTDOWN NEWS August 2015 (tags)
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the US nuclear industry, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world.
Updating chaotic crumblings at Pacifica - affects KPFK too. (tags)
Events continue in the higher levels of a mixed-up Pacifica Fdtn with who is in charge and who is not and who has authority and who claims what. With most in Los Angeles not extending to keep up with details as others derail and destroy what was before a ‘radical’ variety of programming at KPFK, along with it’s sponsors, here are reposted excerpts to both advise, inform, and urge activism in any form an Indy reader will dare to help the mess from spilling over and out into KPFK and so into our lives here. Fuller information is available at the links provided here. Note that excerpts are for *Relevant Clarification * and those that may be pertinent how KPFK in LA is affected by what else is currently being disputed, declared and not questioned. The many detracting claims and counterclaims affect the operations and functionings of Pacifica Fdtn and it’s 5 stations, More specific detailed info can be read in the entire articles/ reports written by Tracy Rosenberg at the links included at facebook: “United for Community Radio KPFA “. Though the stories appear to emphasize the sibling station in Berkeley KPFA, the results affect our Local KPFK radio station 90.7 FM in LA equally, even when our station's ID is ignored in their stories. It was our own KPFK prior GM who was laddered Up into Pacifica's interim Exe Director position, but by Berkeley's group and it was not even discussed at the local KPFK LSB in April. Why ?
Noam Chomsky: Media Control and Indoctrination in the United States (tags)
The Occupy tactic was a remarkably successful tactic. If I’d been asked a month before Zuccotti Park whether to do this, I would have said, you’re crazy. But it worked extremely well. It just lighted a fire all over the place.
Katrina five year anniversary; revisiting the good work of Rainbows and friends (tags)
This press release is from a year ago, the hurricane hit five years ago...and the Gulf Coast still needs help
KPFK/KPFA/Pacifica/Free Speech Radio News Send their Middle Finger to Senior Citizens (tags)
The Pacifica/KPFA/KPFK/Free Speech Radio News report talking up "progressive" efforts to enact Obamacare, Monday, January, 25, 2010, has brought to a boil long simmering discontent and disgust with the contempt and disregard of the network and programmers for issues of senior citizens.
Witness Against Torture continues the campaign to shut down Guantanamo and end torture.
THE NEWS CRISIS AT PACIFICA (tags)
An unholy alliance of truthists, sectarians, and voting system fanatics, led by an unwilling reject of the Church of Scientology, have used the new governance structure to take control of the commanding heights of Pacifica’s management.
Pacifica’s Current Board Structure is Destroying the Network (tags)
Carol Spooner's finger-wagging review of the current state of Planet Pacifica ignores the crushing impact of the new 122-member National Board structure. Top-heavy, hugely expensive, conflict-ridden and racially polarized, this five-year old Board system was instituted to assure greater democracy and prevent the corporatization of Pacifica. But instead of protecting Pacifica, the new governance structure is destroying Pacifica. Itʼs bred factionalism, dysfunction, self-dealing, a plethora of litigation and staff purges network-wide.
KPFK: SECRET DEALS AND CHICKEN THIEVES: THE RAID ON KPFK (tags)
A WELL FINANCED LIBERAL FACTION HAS BOUGHT CONTROL OF THE KPFK BOARD AND IS USING ITS POWER TO SHOCK THE NETWORK INTO ACCEPTING A SUB-PRIME LOAN ON THE KPFK BUILDING, AND TO PROMOTE CORPORATE UNDERWRITING OF WHICH WILL LEAD TO THE MAINSTREAMING OF PACIFICA PROGRAMMING
Free Speech Radio News Credibility Takes Dive (tags)
Free Speech News' Plans to reform itself with content paralleling mainstream Public Radio and commercial news, shown by its July 30, 2008 "Taliban War Propaganda Tools in Pakistan," mystifies listeners
KPFK and Free Speech Radio News Censor Obama's Breach of Promise to Filibuster FILSA Bill (tags)
Daily listeners relying on the kpfk 6 p.m. evening news would not known that Obama's vote for Bush FILSA legislation breached a primary campaign promise to filibuster it.
KPFK Pacifica Cause Crisis at Free Speech Radio News with Funding Cuts (tags)
The Pacifica Foundation, owner of Los Angeles radio station KPFK, cut Free Speech Radio News funding by $13,500 a month, effective immediately. FSRN faces possible closure.
Pacifica Radio--the old regime's legacy at KPFA (tags)
The slow motion takeover of KPFA began in 1992 and reached its climax in 1999. During those years, the highjackers recruited assistants, trained proteges and created a culture which permeates the station to this day. It's the background of today's ongoing struggle at KPFA's Local Station Board (LSB).
MT Karthik, former KPFK news director, interview (tags)
Embracing the Gadfly Interview with MT Karthik by Marc Herbst From the new Issue of the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest
Longest-Standing Pirate Radio Station Shut Down by FCC (tags)
Pirate radio station Free Radio Santa Cruz which had been operating without a license for nearly 10 years, was raided yesterday for the first time and shut down. We go to Santa Cruz to speak with two of the station's longtime programmers.
SEIU Local 36 United For Power Committee Fights For Union Democracy (tags)
The Local 36 United For Power Committee, a rank and file prodemocracy group inside SEIU Local 36 is fighting to win!
Pepperface Multimedia Information Hub - Update For The Week Ending 06.15.03 (tags)
Pepperface was created to provide a multimedia source for real information regarding the US invasion of Iraq. We will continue to update this forum with information on the US continued occupation of Iraq, analysis of the media role in the Bush Regeime's occupation of America, and anything else which may be of interest.
pepperface media hub update for week ending 05.30.03 (tags)
pepperface media hub update for week ending 05.30.03
SADDAM & RUMSFELD PARTNERSHIP OF USING CHEMICAL WEAPON (tags)
In 03,1984, with the Iran-Iraq war growing more brutal by the day, Rumsfeld was in Baghdad for meetings With Saddam Hussain. On the day of his visit, March 24th, UPI reported from the UN “Mustard gas laced with a nerve agent has been used on Iranian soldiers of war between Iran and Iraq, a team of U.N. experts has concluded...
Protest War and Resident Bush with Sidewalk Chalk (tags)
Call for Anti-war, anti-terror, Chalking Action!
2nd Call for Info Chalking Action (tags)
Sidewalk Chalk and a message!
The Saddam in Rumsfeld’s Closet (tags)
“Man and the turtle are very much alike. Neither makes any progress without sticking his neck out.” —Donald Rumsfeld
Free Speech Radio News Reports on Taco Bell Truth Tour (tags)
Yesterday, March 5 2002, Free Speech Radio News aired a story on the on-going Taco Bell Truth Tour, which is headed to Southern California for two days of action on March 10-11.