“We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident. . .”?

For most of my adult life, almost 30 years, I have been an avid recreational and competitive cyclist, riding four to five days a week for as many as 10,000 miles in a year. I have been a part of the same riding community for almost that entire time, with organized rides taking place most […]

Me and Mister Brown.

I think Jerry Brown helped me get a reputation as a conservative radio commentator. That didn’t last long.

How safe is safe, or what's going on in your back yard?

This started with a young kid on my local NPR station discussing whether we can afford to consider tightening safety requirements on nuclear power stations because the requirements may make them to expensive to build.  The stations we have were built to withstand what we thought, at the time, would be the worst possible scenario.  […]

Understanding the Issues at KPFA: Tale of Foxes in the Henhouse

By Carol Spooner Two years ago there were major staff cuts all across the Pacifica Network — all except KPFA. For the rest of the network salaries and related expenses were cut 18.5% from 2008 to 2010 — from $6.3 million to $5.1 million. But at KPFA the reduction was just 6.1% — from $2.4 […]

KPFA, DEADHEADS, NPR and BLURRY LINES

KPFA, DEADHEADS, NPR and BLURRY LINES By Mary Moore, Occidental CA This morning, February 20, as Philip Muldari was asking us to pledge to KPFA, he brought up, quite validly, the point that the Pacifica network unlike NPR and other public radio and TV outlets, has no corporate underwriting. While NPR may bring progressive programming […]

Message to Project Censored Blog Readers,

Project Censored has been hosting the Morning Mix show 8:00 to 9:00 AM on Thursdays on KPFA radio in Berkeley for the past month.  Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff are covering important issues that are mostly unreported in the corporate media and in some cases in the progressive left media as well. KPFA is sharply […]

Help put Keith Olbermann back on the airwaves!

As many readers might know, Keith Olbermann of MSNBC has been suspended from appearing on MSNBC by the corporate owners of the station -  The General Electric Corporation. You can read more about Olbermann’s ‘suspension’ at www.BoldProgressives.org.  I received the following today, November 7th, 2010.  Please sign the petition to put Keith back on the […]

These BP folks need help, too.

I thought the idea of burning the surface oil was a bad idea.  Besides polluting the water they are polluting the air too.   However, now I know it is a bad idea. I mean, burning sea turtles alive, it just doesn’t stop. Someone should add the owners of the BP retail gasoline franchises, nationwide, […]

Cuts to KPFA's Flashpoints Spark Outrage

Cuts to KPFA’s Flashpoints Spark Outrage By HENRY NORR In the face of mounting deficits, KPFA this month began laying off staff. The cuts come as no surprise; in fact, they’re overdue, considering that the station has been running in the red for several years, in defiance of Local Station Board and Pacifica National Board […]

Award Winning Flashpoints Radio Show Under Threat by KPFA Management

Award Winning Flashpoints Radio Show Under Threat by KPFA Management By Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff The Flashpoints radio program is being directly threatened with closure by station management. Budget cuts implemented by KPFA management; reduce staff time for Flashpoints by some 75 hours per week. Flashpoints, an award winning national radio program, originates at […]