Making Contact

Making Contact – Fighting Goliath (Part 1)

The Canadian Tar Sands is the largest industrial project on earth. And the potential environmental consequences have brought together citizens from across borders, to fight its rippling effects.  On this two part special, we experience the growing resistance to the tarsands. Fighting Goliath… produced by Barbara Bernstein. Special thanks to Claire Schoen, Atava Garcia Swiecicki, … Continued


July 2014 LSB Meeting Records

  [Approved] KPFA Local Station Board Regular in-person meeting July 12, 2014 11am-4pm North Berkeley Senior Center 1901 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, CA map Present: Craig Alderson, Mal Burnstein, Brian Edwards-Tiekert, Paula Erkkila, José Luis Fuentes*, David Gans, Mark Hernandez, Cynthia Johnson, Janet Kobren, David Landau, Joy Moore, Lewis Sawyer, Franklin Sterling, Ramsés Teón-Nichols*, Carole Travis, … Continued


Special Broadcast

American Free Thought and the importance of Freedom of Inquiry to American Society. – July 4, 2014

A special program in honor of the 4th of July and American Independence. We will examine the history of American Free Thought and the importance of Freedom of Inquiry to American Society.  Our guests include: Roderick Bradford producer of the four-hour documentary American Freethought, covering the history of censorship and secularism in the US. Joining … Continued


UpFront

Up Front – June 27, 2014

Guests: Marie Levin of California Families Against Solitary Confinement, John Curl the author of “For All The People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America,” board member of the Network of Bay Area Cooperatives, a member of Heartwood Cooperative Woodshop, and the author of the novel, “The Co-op Conspiracy,” and … Continued


Democracy Now 9am (rebroadcast)

Democracy Now! – June 19, 2014

Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins’ Trademark Revoked: Amanda Blackhorse; “A Neo-Liberal Trojan Horse”: Dave Zirin on Brazil’s Mass Protests Against World Cup Displacement;  Argentina Alleges Extortion After Supreme Court Sides With Vulture Funds Preying on Sovereign Debt. HeadlinesJune 19, 2014     Report: U.S. Conditions Iraq Military Intervention on Maliki Resignation    Iraqi … Continued


Democracy Now 6am

Democracy Now! – June 19, 2014

Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins’ Trademark Revoked: Amanda Blackhorse; “A Neo-Liberal Trojan Horse”: Dave Zirin on Brazil’s Mass Protests Against World Cup Displacement;  Argentina Alleges Extortion After Supreme Court Sides With Vulture Funds Preying on Sovereign Debt. HeadlinesJune 19, 2014     Report: U.S. Conditions Iraq Military Intervention on Maliki Resignation    Iraqi … Continued


Democracy Now 9am (rebroadcast)

Democracy Now! – June 16, 2014

As Obama Considers Drone Strikes in Iraq, Could U.S. Military Action Worsen Sectarian Conflict? Dave Zirin on the World Cup You Won’t See on TV: Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents. HeadlinesJune 16, 2014     U.S. Considers Talks with Iran over Widening Iraq Crisis    Manning Criticizes Limits on Media Coverage of U.S. Wars    Kenya: Gunmen … Continued