Daily Archives: March 28, 2018

Democracy Threatened at Pacifica Radio

by Bella De Soto As the Pacifica Foundation, license holder for KPFK and four other stations, continues a dangerous financial path, its governance on the Pacifica National Board (PNB) is controlled by a majority group, whose tentacles extend to factions on each Local Station Board of the 5 stations within the network, with a very…

Spanish-language Broadcaster at KPFK Arrested

by Antonio Zavala [translated from ElBeisman.com] Spanish-speaking media activists fear that under the Trump administration, attacks will begin on the media in Spanish, as indicated by a recent closure of a program in Spanish on the west coast. The management of KPFK suddenly closed – without warning – the program Es Nuestra Cultura that Xalli…

Trump’s Real War May Come On Heels of Trade Wars

by Yonden Lhatoo It’s time to be afraid, very afraid, with John Bolton as the United States’ new national security adviser. Of all the specimens of unhinged humanity in the purported pool of talent he’s been dipping into, Trump had to pull out the most reviled and discredited one. While Trump has publicly decried the…

Standing Rock Water Protectors Nearing Trial

Trial dates are set, and it’s a critical hour for legal efforts on behalf of the Standing Rock water protectors. On August 13, Chase Iron Eyes will walk into a North Dakota courtroom and face prosecution for his alleged crimes. The charges? Trespassing on the Lakota’s own sacred land and inciting a riot — when…

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