New Crisis at KPFA Could Push Pacifica Over the Edge

Posted March 29, 2010 by Randy Shaw

A decade after KPFA supporters took to the streets to prevent a corporate takeover, the station’s future – and that of the Pacifica Radio Network it financially supports – is at risk. A dysfunctional governance structure created in the wake
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When a Union Acts Like a Big Corporation

Posted March 29, 2010 by Carl Finamore

A Report From SEIU’s Civil Trial Against California Union Reformers The quiet decorum of a court room is a far cry from a union hall. But in San Francisco, it is precisely in a federal court where an extremely crucial
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Maine Bishop Punishes the Poor

Posted March 29, 2010 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

Disagree with us, and we’ll punish the poor. That’s the attitude of the Catholic Diocese of Portland, Maine and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) in Washington, D.C. In an act of pure spite, the two groups have withdrawn
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Dana Woldow Responds; More on SEIU Deal with CPMC …

Dana Woldow Responds; More on SEIU Deal with CPMC …

Posted March 29, 2010 by

To the Editor: In response to my piece last week about school lunches, Beyond Chron reader Connie Fatseas of Reynoldsburg, Ohio claimed that the SFUSD meal program is violating federal regulations; this is NOT the case. A similar false allegation
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No SRO Mailboxes Hurts the U.S. Census Count

Posted March 26, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

It’s bad enough that thousands of SRO tenants have lacked what any other tenant takes for granted – a private mailbox. Or that years after we passed legislation, the U.S. Postal Service still won’t deliver to hotels that have installed
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Review: Choice – Then and Now

Posted March 26, 2010 by Peter Wong

“Choice — Then and Now” is the umbrella title for three documentaries compellingly portraying a particularly toxic expression of American misogyny. Local filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman traces America’s abortion access history in these Oscar‑nominated and Emmy Award‑winning documentaries. They follow both
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