Democracy at WBAI saved: Pacifica bylaws referendum fails
At a time when people the world over are struggling for the right to determine their futures through the ballot, and as they fight moneyed classes or armed forces wanting to silence their voices, we are thrilled to report that the most recent attempt to end member-democracy in Pacifica wasContinue Reading
Reinstate Mimi Rosenberg / No Arbitrary Suspensions at WBAI!
From: WBAI Fightback <email@example.com> Date: Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 11:28 PM To: Lydia Brazon <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Berthold Reimers <email@example.com>, Arthur <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Arthur Schwartz <email@example.com>, Pacifica National Board <PNB@pacifica.org>, Linda Perry Barr <firstname.lastname@example.org> We, the undersigned, protest the week-long suspension of Mimi Rosenberg’s program “Equal Rights and Justice” and the attempted suspension ofContinue Reading
What the “New Day” Bylaws would actually do
Petition: NO! to Pacifica bylaws changes!!!
Click to sign the petition AGAINST the proposed bylaws changes! Two years ago, coupsters kicked in our doors, filed a lawsuit and forced a referendum, all in an attempt to end democracy at Pacifica and give themselves the right to sell WBAI. We defeated them, winning the referendum by aContinue Reading
The Fight for Independent, Non-Corporate Radio Flares Up Again
by Pete DolackOriginally published in CounterPunch:https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/05/21/the-fight-for-independent-non-corporate-radio-flares-up-again/ Here we go again. Listener democracy at the Pacifica radio network is in deep jeopardy again because the same people who violently shut down WBAI in 2019 and forced an expensive referendum that was soundly defeated in 2020 have forced a second bylaws referendum.Continue Reading
Pacifica Radio: Let’s Talk About the Debt
by Ann Garrison Reprinted from CounterPunch: https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/04/15/pacifica-radio-lets-talk-about-the-debt/ In early June, listener subscribers and staff of the Pacifica Radio Network, which includes five nonprofit metropolitan stations, KPFA-Berkeley, KPFK-Los Angeles, KPFT-Houston, WBAI-New York City, WPFW-Washington D.C., and over 200 smaller affiliate stations across the U.S., will receive ballots to vote on yetContinue Reading
Mumia Urges No vote on Pacifica Referendum
The people responsible for shutting WBAI down for more than a month in October 2019 are back with a second referendum attempt. (The first one was voted down) As WBAI and Pacifica face the new attempt at removing community control of governance at WBAI & Pacifica, political prisoner and journalistContinue Reading
More about the referendum seeking to destroy community input into Pacifica!
For more about the referendum seeking to destroy community input into Pacifica, visit https://pacificafightback.org/Continue Reading
WBAI Fight Back Information!!!
Hi, you’ve reached the WBAI FightBack information line. We are independent of WBAI. There’s a very important vote coming up – another referendum that would dramatically change the Pacifica by-laws which govern the organization. It would eliminate community control of the stations and Pacifica network and replace it with aContinue Reading