A May Day Message to the FCC

April 30, 2003 – Iain Boal Text of remarks delivered at the Federal Communications Commission Hearing on Media Ownership Rules at the City Hall, San Francisco, Saturday April 27th, 2003. My name is IAIN BOAL. I am a historian of science and technics, with a longtime interest both in radio and in the history of […]

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Clear Channel Fires Davey D

October 3, 2001 Clear Channel Fires Davey D by Davey D Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit Email David “DAVEY D” Cook was on October 1st by Clear Channel Communications from his post as Community Affairs Director person at 106.1 KMEL-FM in San Francisco, CA. Most of you may know his work as a committed young progressive […]

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Clear Channel Fogs the Airwaves

May 13, 2003 Censors and Ideological Pitbulls Clear Channel Fogs the Airwaves By SAUL LANDAU Swiss novelist Max Frisch described technology as “the knack of so arranging a world that we need not experience it.” Since Frisch died in 1991, just before the “information age” reached its commercial maturity, he missed some zany interpretations of […]

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Ex-Black Panther says murder trial is FBI conspiracy | World news | The Guardian

A murder trial under way in Atlanta, Georgia, has rekindled memories of one of the most turbulent periods of American racial politics, with the accused – a former leading figure of the Black Panthers – claiming to be the victim of an FBI witch-hunt.Jamil Abdullah al-Amin, 58, a Muslim cleric, was better known as “H […]

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Patients’ and primary care physicians’ beliefs about asthma control and risk. – PubMed – NCBI

The daily use of controller inhalers must have side effects or there exists concern that there might be side effects. Patients’ and physicians’ knowledge of asthma control and risks can affect long-term outcomes. The Asthma General Awareness and Perceptions II (Asthma GAP II) survey sought to assess the beliefs and behaviors of asthma patients and […]

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Book Recommendation

Book Review: ‘Walkaway,’ By Cory Doctorow : NPR In ‘Walkaway,’ A Blueprint For A New, Weird (But Better) World Facebook Twitter Google+ EmailApril 27, 20177:00 AM ETJason SheehanWalkawayWalkawayby Cory DoctorowHardcover, 379 pagespurchaseHere’s the thing I love about Cory Doctorow: No one is weirder than he is.And I don’t mean run-of-the-mill weird. I don’t mean personally […]

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