Category Archives: KPFA

KPFA’s Making Contact on ‘Squatters’

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On the air, Making Contact – Robert Neuwirth, author of “Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A New Urban World”, estimates that more than a billion people–thats 1 in 7–are squatters. This week, we visit squats in Venezuela and the Philippines, and find out why squatters aren’t just tolerated…they are crucial to the growth of major cities and national economies. www.kpfa.org
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'On the air, Making Contact - Robert Neuwirth, author of "Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A New Urban World", estimates that more than a billion people--thats 1 in 7--are squatters. This week, we visit squats in Venezuela and the Philippines, and find out why squatters aren’t just tolerated...they are crucial to the growth of major cities and national economies. www.kpfa.org .'

Audio KPFA Pacifica Interview of President Peter Frank

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When Pacifica created the position of President, it transferred power to National, as this hierarchical culture assumes that the central  is the top power, the ones assumed to be superior, not remembering how they came to be created.  The National helped to facilitate license legalities, but it transformed the shape of Pacifica.

Past President of Pacifica Peter Frank reiterated my assertion that deregulating and leasing our subcarriers, with the income set up to go to National Office, vastly shifted the balance of power from the stations to National.

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