Aired on 94.1 FM KPFA, Saturday Evening News, November 10, 2007. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Friends of South Asia, Act Now to Stop War and End Racism, and concerned citizens rallied today in front of San Francisco’s City Hall. The groups were protesting the imposition of Martial Law in Pakistan and what they say is the U.S. government’s support of military dictatorship there. They also gathered to show solidarity and support for Pakistan’s pro-democracy movement. The day of action featured speeches from community leaders and a rally.
Aired on 94.1 FM KPFA, Saturday Evening News, November 3, 2007. On November 3, organizers across the country showed the world that they will hold their politicians accountable for global warming. Participants sent more than 14,000 messages to members of Congress and presidential candidates, inviting them to attend a Step It Up rally. Students at U.C. Berkeley gathered on campus to show their support.
In 2000, when Gary Erickson, founder and owner of Clif Bar and Co., told reps from Quaker Oats - the fourth largest consumer goods company in the world - that he needed to go for a walk before signing over his company for $120 million, they thought he was bluffing to secure a larger payout.
Sipping imaginary tea and locking horns over un-heeded weekend curfews is over for mother-daughter duos Liz and Julie Stevens, Paula Stewart-Felix and Kishna Suterfield, and Jacalyn Evone and Nicole Scott. Together they've successfully turned a lifetime of shared experiences into partnerships steeped in the love, trust, and friendship of the mother-daughter bond.