Two Upcoming Benefits for KPFK Radio

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In Memoriam: Reza Pour

Reza Jalali Pour “PRESENTE” March 6, 1938 - September 27, 2023, born in Tehran, Iran. He was a deeply caring father to his two adult children, Hamoon and Schyna Pour, and loving partner to Alise Sochaczewski, who all survived him. Reza was a child of the south end of Tehran’s neighborhood of Shahabad/Lalezar.  A good student, critical thinker, and Footballer. He began playing team football practicing at the well known Bashka (Gym) [...]

SUPPORT KPFK COMMUNITY RADIO

SUPPORT KPFK COMMUNITY RADIO during its Fall member drive Oct  3-31 by Michael Novick, interim General Manager Listener-sponsored free speech Pacifica community radio for Southern California is running an on-air membership and funding drive in October. The station has cut its expenses dramatically, eliminating almost all paid management, and with the quasi-retirement of Margaret Prescod and the death of Roy of Hollywood, no longer has any paid programmers. But the station has [...]

Australian MPs Urge Dropping of Charges Against Julian Assange

As reported by Esther Iverem of WPFW’s On the Ground program, which recently aired on KPFK as part of the overnight Something’s Happening program, six Australian Members of Parliament, from various parties and independents, came to Washington DC to urge the Biden administration to drop its charges against Julian Assange and the US government efforts to win his extradition to and trial in the US on Espionage Act charges for his work [...]

Advertisement: Grassroots Community Radio Coalition Endorsements @ KPFK

-advertisement- Grassroots Community Radio Coalition Endorsements for KPFK Listener and Staff Delegates 2023 LISTENER CANDIDATES IN PREFERENCE ORDER: Aryana Gladney (former LSB, African National Women’s org); Kelly Flores (CAB, UTLA, Assoc. of Raza Educators); Rachel Bruhnke (Harbor Peace Coal.); Jack Neff (environment activist, GCRC); Charlie Wilken (UTLA, network admin); Rizo Saverio (concerned listener, Brasilena); Ralph Hawkins (fmr LSB sec’y, college radio General Manager); Doug Barnett (KPFK operations volunteer, fmr LSB sec’y); Soni [...]

Which Way KPFK?

The listener and staff elections for delegates on the local (and thereby national) boards of Pacifica radio stations, including KPFK here in Southern California, are underway. You needed to have become a member by June 30 to vote. This is a critical election over the future direction of KPFK and the Pacifica Foundation. A faction within the governance that has been involved in previous efforts to split up the foundation, order it [...]

Poetry Corner: I Make Promises Before I Dream

I Make Promises Before I Dream [excerpt] © 2021 by Tongo Eisen-Martin   No unclaimed, cremated mothers this year Nor collateral white skin   No mothers folding clothes to a corporate park preamble No sons singing under the bright lights of a lumber yard   Quantum reaganomics and the tap steps of turning on a friend   New York trophy parts among the limbs of decent people   Being an enraged artist [...]

Delegate Election Process, Strategic Planning at KPFK

Delegate Election Process Underway at KPFK Under a court mandate to hold elections for listener and staff delegates at all five of its stations, Pacifica Foundation has belatedly gotten underway with the member elections that should have been held last year. The National Election Supervisor, Renee Peñaloza, has issued promotional announcements that will begin airing on all stations, including in English and Spanish on KPFK starting June 1. The timeline in place [...]

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In Memoriam: KPFK’s Roy of Hollywood

Roy of Hollywood Tuckman, KPFK late night host, passes away Roy Tuckman, AKA Roy of Hollywood, hosted KPFK's overnight "Something's Happening" program from midnight to 6 AM for 50 of the station's 64 years on the air, with a mix of spirituality, alternative health care, old time radio and political analysis and commentary. In his 80s, Roy passed away late in April in the company of his wife "Lady Di" Diane Schmidt [...]

VIRTUAL NATIONAL TOWN HALL: What Next, Pacifica?

by PacificaFightback.com Via Zoom Sat. Mar 25, 3pm PT Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrf-iqqjMoH93vA-cBkWNRlMdoAPRhn2c- After you register you will receive a link by email. Keeping Pacifica Open to All of Us If you want to run to become a Delegate at your station, or work on a campaign for delegates committed to reviving a mission-driven, democratic, transparent and accountable Pacifica, get in touch with us now at: pacificafightback@gmail.com An era of war, growing economic [...]

Lawrence Phillip Reyes, Presente!

In Memoriam July 7, 1958 - December 31, 2022   Lawrence Reyes, Boricua independentista, revolutionary internationalist, father, labor organizer, mental health social worker, practitioner of the "Red Road" of Indigenous traditional spiritual practice, KPFK Local Station Board listener delegate and Pacifica National Board director, passed away December 31 due to complications of diabetes. His death is an incalculable loss to all who knew his warmth, heart, dedication and passion personally and to [...]

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