Harvey “Sluggo” Wasserman: I am shedding my slave name. Instead, where viable, we go with my hippie logo: Sluggo.
The spirit is there – and it’s time for us all to reconnect with it, and with each other. The Local Station Board is hosting a Summer Celebration and Town Hall.
Grace Aaron: The need for revitalization is urgent. All five stations are struggling financially but financial shortfalls at two of the stations are so severe that they are threatening the survival of the entire network.
King Reilly: KPFK’s Board of Directors Election is ongoing until Jan. 4th, 2016. If enough voters don’t vote, KPFK will not have an elected Board of Directors and will continue its death spiral.
King Reilly: KPFK is on the brink of bankruptcy. Its Board of Directors Election is ongoing until Jan. 4th, 2016. If enough voters don’t vote, KPFK will not have an elected Board of Directors and MAY go into bankruptcy.
Grace Aaron: Right now local board elections are underway at KPFK and other Pacifica stations around the country. Ballots are arriving in the mailboxes of members of these stations this week.
Kim Kaufman: A private “shadow” corporation was recently uncovered as a method to privatize Pacifica for the benefit of a few rather than keep it as a public benefit for the many.
Grace Aaron: For over 60 years, Pacifica stations have spoken out bravely on issues that are controversial, challenge corporations and political parties, and give voice to ideas outside of the mainstream.
Good Grief: Who’s Going to Cover LA Now? The LA Media Reform Group’s 6th Annual media conference at Occidental College takes place Saturday, April 27th
Meet Author and KPFK Pacifica Radio host Maria Armoudian as she gives a talk on her new book “Kill the Messenger: The Media’s Role in the Fate of the World” on Friday, November 11 at 6:45 pm in Anaheim.
Honoring Angela Y Davis, the Rev. James and Dorothy Lawson, and Doug Minkler. Sonali Kolhatkar, emcee
The KPFK Community Advisory Board will be sponsoring a post-election public forum to assess “The Current Political Balance and Strategies for Progressive Political Action”. Join us for discussion, and some debate, about what progressive forces need to focus on in this period. Tuesday, Dec. 14th 7:00 pm
Dick and Sharon will be on John Cromshow’s radio program “Politics or Pedagogy” tonight, Nov 18th at 8:00 pm KPFK FM 90.7 — The topic: “What is missing in the education-reform media-stream?” Please listen and let us know what you think by posting your comments here.