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    Pacifica Local Station Board Elections

    IT’S ELECTION TIME AGAIN AT PACIFICA!

    NOTICE - THERE WILL BE TWO CANDIDATE ELECTION SIGNING EVENTS THIS WEEK!
    Come and meet fellow candidates and get your candidate petitions signed.
    Tuesday October 23rd 7 - 9 PM & Wednesday October 24th Noon - 2 PM
    Location KPFK Studios 
    3729 Cahuenga Blvd. West. North Hollywood, CA 91604


    If you want to vote or run for a seat on the local Board (or both!), be sure your membership is current and if not renew your membership by making a pledge of $25 no later than Monday, October 1st, 2018. Contact the KPFK Membership Department to sign up or renew your membership now!

    Every eligible member will receive election information and voting instructions via First Class Mail or your personal email address.

                     

    Nomination forms can be downloaded HERE
    Descargue el formulario de candidatura en español  AQUI

    Important Dates

    Monday, Sep 24 Nomination Period opens (for 30 days)

    Monday, Oct 1st Deadline to join Pacifica or renew your membership and qualify to vote/run in 2018

    Wednesday, Oct 24 Nominations close

    Thursday, Nov 15 Voting Period opens (for 35 days)

    Thursday, Dec 20 Voting closes

    Friday, Dec 21 Ballot Counts begin

    Monday, Dec 31 Final election report is released

    Elections are an important part of our democratic process so please get informed and spread the word to others – get in the game of democracy!

    Contact: Graeme Drew, National Elections Supervisor at nes@pacifica.org.

    Local Election Supervisor Sought

    KPFK is looking for a Local Election Supervisor (LES) to work with the National Election Supervisor (NES) on the upcoming Local Station Board Elections
    Applications are now being received for the five Local Election Supervisor positions for the 2018 elections.

    Please CLICK HERE for all the details and how to apply for this position

    Application Deadline: Interviews begin on September 25 and will continue until the positions are filled.

    Rising Up w/Sonali Newsfeed

    • Trump Pulls US Out of Nuclear Treaty with Russia

      FEATURING KEVIN MARTIN – President Donald Trump has announced he will pull the US out of a major nuclear weapons treaty with Russia. The President’s reasoning was that Russia had apparently violated the treaty many times and it was unfair in his mind for Russia to, “go out and do weapons [while] we’re not allowed...

    • India’s #MeToo Movement Takes Off

      FEATURING SHONALI BOSE – The world’s largest democracy is finally having its own #MeToo moment, just about a year after the movement burst into the national consciousness in the US. India has been rocked with scandal after scandal in nearly every major industry, from the film industry, television, comedy, journalism, the government, and even the...

    • Headlines: October 22, 2018

      President Donald Trump has announced he will pull the US out of a major nuclear weapons treaty with Russia. The President’s reasoning was that Russia had apparently violated the treaty many times and it was unfair in his mind for Russia to, “go out and do weapons [while] we’re not allowed to.” He said after...

    • Is Georgia Suppressing Black Votes Ahead of Election?

      FEATURING LATHOSA BROWN – Just weeks ahead of the critical midterm elections on November 6th, the state of Georgia is once more making the news for rampant voter suppression. Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who oversees elections, and is a favorite of President Trump is himself running in a high-profile gubernatorial race against popular African...

    Democracy Now Newsfeed

    • "Reminiscent of South Africa's Grand Apartheid": Israeli Human Rights Group Slams Israel at U.N.

      Shortly after Israel announced a new "zero tolerance" policy toward demonstrations in Gaza, some 130 Palestinians were injured Friday while protesting ongoing Israeli occupation and demanding the right of return. Four paramedics and 25 children were among the injured. Ten thousand protesters gathered along Israel's heavily militarized separation barrier with Gaza as part of the weekly Great March of Return protests that began March 30. Since then, Israeli forces have killed at least 170 Palestinians, including more than 30 children, and injured thousands more. We speak with Hagai El-Ad, the executive director of the Israeli human rights organization B'Tselem. He was in New York last week testifying before the U.N. Security Council officially for the first time.

    • Trump Admin Attempts to Erase Existence of Trans People After Years of GOP-Led Attacks on Freedoms

      The New York Times reports that the Trump administration is attempting to eliminate the rights of transgender people by creating a narrow legal definition of gender. Citing a government memo, the Times reveals that the Department of Health and Human Services has undertaken an effort across several government agencies to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that bans discrimination on the basis of sex. That definition would be either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals a person is born with. The Times reports that the memo says, "Sex means a person's status as male or female based on immutable biological traits identifiable by or before birth. The sex listed on a person's birth certificate, as originally issued, shall constitute definitive proof of a person's sex." If enacted, the proposal would reverse the expansion of transgender rights that took place under President Barack Obama. We speak with Chase Strangio, staff attorney at the ACLU.

    • "Counterproductive and Dangerous": Nuclear Arms Race Feared as U.S. Quits Key Treaty with Russia

      President Trump has announced plans to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear arms pact with Russia, in a move that could spark a new arms race. President Ronald Reagan and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in 1987. The INF banned all nuclear and non-nuclear missiles with short and medium ranges. The treaty helped to eliminate thousands of land-based missiles. On Saturday, Trump vowed to build new nuclear weapons. We speak with Daryl Kimball, director of the Arms Control Association. He previously led the Coalition to Reduce Nuclear Dangers. He has been advocating for the U.S. and Russia to preserve the INF Treaty.

    • Headlines for October 22, 2018

      Trump to Withdraw from 1987 U.S.-Russia Nuclear Deal, Plans to Establish Biological Definition of Gender Threatens Trans Rights, Saudi Arabia Says Khashoggi Killed in "Fistfight" Amid Mounting U.S. Pressure, NYT: Saudi Troll Farm Targeted Khashoggi, Other Critics on Twitter, Afghanistan: 27 Killed, 100 Injured as Voters Head to Polls, Gaza: Israeli Forces Shoot and Injure 130 Palestinian Protesters, Israel Delays Plans to Evict Bedouin Village in West Bank, Central American Caravan Crosses into Mexico as Trump Threats Mount, Honduras: Lawyers for Victim Berta Cáceres Removed from Murder Trial, Florida: $339 Million Fighter Jets Damaged by Hurricane Michael, Supreme Court Temporarily Halts Landmark Youth Climate Lawsuit, 700,000 March in London Demanding "People's Vote" on Brexit

    BradBlog Newsfeed

    • GOP Telecom Deregulation Haunts FL Panhandle Recovery After Michael: 'BradCast' 10/22/2018

      On today's BradCast: More chilling Khashoggi news, more maddening voter suppression, and the Republican deregulation of phone companies in Florida and at the FCC have deadly consequences in the Sunshine State. [Audio link to full show is at bottom of article.] First up today, an update on the latest in the alleged Saudi murder of Washington [...]

    • Legal Setback for Besty DeVos, Conflicted 'Queen of Debt', Is Good News for Defrauded Students

      Borrowing from President Donald Trump's self-description as the "King of Debt", Forbe's Derek Newton, over the summer, dubbed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as the "Queen of Debt". DeVos is the billionaire sister of Erik Prince, founder of the murderous private mercenary firm, Blackwater, Inc. Like the President, whose foreign policy decisions are compromised by [...]

    • Sunday 'House of Sawed' Toons

      Politico: Hillary isn't going away - and Democrats aren't sure what to do about it * * * Perry Dorrell blogs as PDiddie at Brains and Eggs, usually on topics concerning the strange brew of Texas politics. He's also on Twitter @PDiddie.

    • Harvard Law Prof: Dems Must Now Pack SCOTUS or Face 'Political Suicide': 'BradCast' 10/19/2018

      On today's BradCast: It's no longer only political pundits and activists calling for Democrats to pack the U.S. Supreme Court by adding several seats as soon as possible, in the wake of the Republican Party's blatant theft of the high court majority. Esteemed law professors are now joining that call. [Audio link to show follows [...]

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