"It's about the freedom of the mind." - Mumia Abu-Jamal
Reform of the Media!
Democratization of Pacifica!
Saturday, October 2, Noon
Washington Square Park
(W 4th St. & 5th Ave.)
Dennis Bernstein, KPFA Journalist, arrested by Pacifica
Lyn Gerry, Former KPFK Shop Steward
William Harrell, National Police Accountability Project
Iris Baez, Anthony Baez Foundation
Eddie Ellis , Community Justice Center
WBAI Producers - Call Hotline for updates
Remove the Pacifica National Board!!! No Sale of Any Station!!!
Coalition for a Democratic Pacifica - New York
* www.wbai.net * www.radio4all.org/freepacifica *
Come to the Teach In about the Crisis at Pacifica
WBAI 99.5 FM is a valuable resource to New York area communities and
democracy throughout the world
...BUT we are in imminent danger of losing it to corporate raiders.
99.5 FM and KPFA in Berkeley, CA are among the five stations that make up
the Pacifica network. Pacifica is the only network whose stations are
almost entirely supported by listeners - NOT by commercial interests. The
loss of any one of these stations would be a severe blow to freedom of
speech. Recent events at KPFA including a 23-day stand-off, staff arrests
and use of armed guards to block entrances, have caused worry that WBAI or
KPFA, each valued at over $200 million, will be commercialized or sold.
"The timing and character of the siege of KPFA indicates that the station's
governors have chosen to join, rather than resist, a many-pronged assault
on public access to the airwaves." - The Black Radical Congress