July 7 to Vote “NO!” on Bylaws Revision July 14 to complete nomination paperwork to run for LSB — if New Day Bylaws are defeated! FAQ for 2021 PACIFICA BYLAW REFERENDUM Our Community Radio Network (Updated 7/3/2021) WHO VOTES IN THE REFERENDUM:• Unpaid Staff who worked at least 30 hours, including prep time, from Jan. […]
Some have questioned whether Mumia Abu-Jamal really endorsed a “NO” vote on the Bylaws revision/replacement at Pacifica or even whether he is knowledgeable about what’s going on at Pacifica. His latest commentary should lay all that essentially racist speculation to rest.
Why I Voted “NO” or “Hell No” on the Pacifica bylaws POWER GRAB amendment by Noelle Hanrahan A true story inside Pacifica flagship station KPFA: “Noelle, we will not play that track on our airwaves. It sounds like someone is reading the communist manifesto up on a soap box.” Aileen Alfandary (KPFA News director during a […]
Was held Friday, June 18, 4:30 PDT ( 7:30 Eastern, 6:30 Central) Pacifica Fightback pre-Juneteenth Virtual National Town Hall on the purges at KPFT of BIPOC programmers, and the need for a NO vote on the New Day Bylaws and for a vigorous campaign for the Local Station Boards. Register in advance for this meeting […]
The debate portion begins at the 52 minute mark in the video (prior material is introductions, ICUJP business and a reflection by Jasmine Hailey).
Here is an excerpt of a letter from Pacifica Counsel Arthur Schwartz to New Day Pacifica (NDP) spokesperson Beth Kean:”As you know, you sent out an email to the Pacifica list stating that Jane Fonda had endorsed the New Day Bylaw changes. She contacted me and asked what this was about. She said that she had NEVER endorsed […]
—If New Day Gets Its Way? Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 2 PM PDT – 4 CDT – 5 PM EDT via zoom Click the link below to join the meeting – no registration required. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89037964625?pwd=VjdVUjN6SUsvWTlLS1RxOWgrdjlWZz09 Meeting ID: 890 3796 4625 Passcode: 076434 One tap mobile +16699006833,,89037964625#,,,,*076434# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,89037964625#,,,,*076434# US (Houston) Dial by […]
New Day Pacifica claims their Bylaws revision is democratic, or even more democratic, because members vote for positions on the Pacifica National Board directly. But read the fine print! The New Day proposal is carefully crafted to allow a simple majority of voters — possibly from a single station — to control almost every single […]
Beginning June 7, listener members and staff members will vote on a proposed Bylaws replacement that would create a new national board, strip the local station boards of their oversight powers in relation to station management, budget and programming, and create a new third class of membership, permanently dividing the more numerous unpaid volunteer staff, programmers […]
The current timetable for a referendum of Pacifica members on New Day Pacifica’s anti-democratic Bylaws replacement sets a “date of record” for membership of April 7. 2021. This means it is imperative, to be able to vote on the future of Pacifica, that you make sure you are a member in good standing in the […]