KPFK Turns 60!

    This year KPFK turns 60. We are proud to have served Southern California for the past 60 years and look forward to building upon the past to serve all communities in Southern California in a greater capacity. 

    As the Trump administration undermines America's Democracy, our values, and calls the press "the enemy of the people", we want to lead the fight to restore a reality-based discourse and civic engagement. Support from donors and organizations gives KPFK the backing it needs to improve its broadcasts so that it may build its listener ship and continue to have an impact through its programs that offer an alternative to the media landscape corrupted by Fox's Fake News to weaponize facts against authoritarian fictions. 

    For every DONATION OF $75 or more during the month of July, we will send you a KPFK stainless steel water bottle. It's double wall stainless steel non-toxic, non-leaching, and BPA free. The bottle also features vacuum insulation technology that will keep your hot drinks HOT and COLD drinks refreshingly cold.

    Please consider making as generous a gift as you can. Your donation can make all the difference in helping us, and your fellow listener. By donating today you're not just helping us, you're helping cover those people who right now are listening, and relying on public radio, but can't donate now.  You're also giving new listeners a chance to enjoy our regular programming and an opportunity to become a member just like you.

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    KPFK Local Station Board Elections

    KPFK's Local Station Board Elections are underway!

    KPFK isn't only a valuable source of alternative music, culture and information, it is a democratically run grassroots media outlet. We turn to you to select our local board from the members of our community. Ballots will arrive in your e-mail box (if we have your email address) on Thursday August 15th and have to be returned by October 15th. If we couldn't find your email address, you will get a postcard in the mail with your voting information. 

    If you don't receive your ballot or want to request a different kind of ballot, please let us know by filling out a ballot request form. Click on the link and give us your information . 

    To review all of the listener candidates and their statements, click here.

    To review all of the staffer candidates and their statements, click here.
    (Only station staff may vote for the staff representatives on the local board). 

    All of the candidates were given an opportunity to participate in a candidate forum, although not all were able to participate. You can watch these forums to find out more about some of the candidates. 




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      The latest Democratic Presidential candidate debate took place on Thursday, for the first time airing over only one evening instead of two. Ten of the top candidates were featured including front runners Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Kamala Harris, and others such as Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’Rourke, Julian Castro, Andrew Yang,...

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      FEATURING CHARANYA KRISHNASWAMI – The US Supreme Court this week struck down a lower court ruling on President Trump’s new immigration rule denying asylum to those passing through a third country. For now, the ruling means that those seeking asylum in the US would be turned away if they have passed through another country to...

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    • Taking to the Streets and Taking on the Media: 'BradCast' 9/12/2019

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    • Results Go BACKWARD in NC09 Race?; PA Election Experts Outraged by Secret Re-Exam of New E-Vote System: 'BradCast' 9/11/2019

      On today's BradCast: Questions about the results of a controversial do-over U.S. House election in North Carolina and about disturbing revelations from a secret reexamination of a wildly unsecure touchscreen voting system being deployed in Pennsylvania (and elsewhere) next year. [Audio link to show is posted below.] At long last, NC's 9th Congressional District has held [...]

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    Change Makers is on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm
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