Remembering Margy Wilkinson, Berkeley activist, organizer and Executive Director of the Pacifica Foundation, COVID-19 surges and the possibility of statehood for Puerto Rico on the table in Congress and more.
KPFA mourns the passing of Margy, a great and dedicated spirit. Margy was in the struggle for the long-haul. She participated in a protest on the day of her death, standing up and her putting her body on the line for justice in her last hours as she had for her entire life. Margy volunteered … Continued
My mind returns always to poetry Not as a task but as a blessed relief It is the spontaneous, generous gift, “grace,” “Free, and totally unexpected, and Undeserved.” Someone remarked About Flannery O’Connor’s characters That they were all seeking grace But grace, like poetry, cannot be sought My mind returns to poetry Not as a … Continued
Hear Richard Wolinsky’s tribute to American playwright and luminary Terrence McNally, who died on March 24, 2020 from complications due to the coronavirus. He was always willing to take a stand, especially for gay rights and the necessity of community.
A bylaws amendment petition will be going for a vote of Pacifica’s members on Feb 18th 2020. There will be two parallel elections nationwide, one amongst listeners (10% quorum) and one amongst staff (25% quorum). Ballots must be received before 11:59PM EST on March 19th in order to be counted. Starting on Feb 18th, please … Continued
KPFA Radio’s First Voice Media will be live-streaming from San Francisco’s NO WAR ON IRAN global day of action, Saturday, January 25 starting at 11:30 am Pacific Time. For Live-Stream Click Here Hosted by Dennis Bernstein and Miguel Gavilan Molina of Flashpoints Radio y La Onda Bajita.
Changes to the Pacifica Foundation bylaws have been proposed and may now be found on the Foundation’s website at www.pacifica.org for review. These amendments have been voted on by the Pacifica National Board and are to be voted on by individual station Delegates followed by a membership vote.