Posted on August 8, 2015 by the Webmaster

The Peace and Freedom Party endorses the United for Community Radio slate in the 2015 KPFA local station board election. We urge listener members of KPFA to give their highest rankings to these candidates:

  • Don Macleay – 5 years working for the Sandinistas, 19-year school volunteer, Green Party activist, former union organizer and shop steward Oakland
  • (G.) Mario Fernandez – recent SF State political psychology graduate, former Napa Community College Student Body President, former Occupy Oakland volunteer
  • Janet Kobren – current LSB member, Pacifica National Board Director, PNB Secretary (Pacifica Foundation officer), 2010 Gaza Freedom Flotilla survivor
  • Jeremy Miller – Idriss Stelley Foundation program director, San Francisco No-Taser Task Force member, host of Heterotopia on Mutiny Radio, independent journalist with S.F. Bayview newspaper
  • Marilla Arguelles – former President of home care workers’ chapter, SEIU, Local 616, editor of “Extracts from Pelican Bay”, former KPFA Labor Collective member
  • Scott Olsen – Board member, Iraq Veterans Against the War, survivor of police raid on Occupy
  • Sharon Adams – attorney; immediate past vice-president of the National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter; was instrumental in protecting undocumented persons from civil ICE detentions in Berkeley jails.
  • T. M. Scruggs – Executive Producer at; ethnomusicologist; Professor Emeritus, University of Iowa; volunteer for community radio stations in U.S., Nicaragua and Venezuela
  • Virginia Browning – current LSB member, health care researcher, down-winder, and longtime KPFA activist
  • Anthony Fest (Staff) – Producer and host, KPFA’s “Weekend News.” Producer of “Project Censored Show,” “Afternoons with Andres Soto,” and “Poor News Network.”

KPFA-FM is the Pacifica network station in Berkeley. The network also includes KFCF in Fresno and KPFK in Los Angeles, as well as stations in New York and Texas.

For more on the candidates and their platform, please visit

Completed ballots must be received by the station on or before December 4, 2015.

For more on Pacifica radio, see

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