Want a way to support KPFA without any funds going to Pacifica? Proceeds of KPFA’s local events go solely to KPFA. Check out this list of upcoming KPFA benefit events (and important co-sponsored events) – we’ll see you there!  Advance tickets are usually available via :: 800-838-3006 or Marcus Books, Pegasus Books (3 locations), Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s Books, Walden Pond, DIESEL, A Bookstore, and Modern Times.


nomi_prins_in_berkeleyNOMI PRINS
ALL THE PRESIDENTS’ BANKERS: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power

Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert
Monday, April 21, 7:30 pm
The Hillside Club
2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA
$12 advance tickets: :: 800-838-3006 or Pegasus Books (3 locations), Moe’s, Walden Pond, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s Books, SF – Modern Times $15 /door

“Prins is a born story-teller. She turns the history of the moneyed class into a breathless, page-turning romance—the tawdry affairs of bankers and the presidents who love them. It’s brilliant inside stuff on unforgettable, and unforgivable, scoundrels.” -Greg Palast, investigative writer for BBC TV, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits author

The relationship between Washington and Wall Street isn’t really a revolving door. It’s a merry-go-round. As Prins shows, the merriest of all are the bankers and financiers that get rich off the relationship, using their public offices and access to build private wealth and power. Disturbing and important.”  -Robert Reich

“Nomi Prins follows the money. She used to work on Wall Street. And now she has written a seminal history of America’s bankers and their symbiotic relationship with all the presidents from Teddy Roosevelt through Barack Obama. It is an astonishing tale.” -Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize winning biographer

All the Presidents’ Bankers speaks to the raw truth today of what Louis D. Brandeis said a hundred years ago: “We must break the Money Trust or the Money Trust will break us.”-Ralph Nader

Nomi Prins is an American author, journalist, and Senior Fellow at Demos. She has worked as a director at Goldman-Sachs and as an analyst at Bear Stearns. It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street, was her loudest whistleblower book …so far.

Brian Edwards-Tiekert is the co-host and co-producer on KPFA Radio’s morningshow Up Front, weekdays at 7am.


June 11, Wednesday, 7:30pm
“Uncertain Justice: The Roberts’ Court and the Constitution”
Hosted by Norman Solomon
Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St. Berkeley


June 19, Thursday, 7:30pm
“Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals and Reagan’s Rise to Power”
Hosted by Richard Wolinsky
St. John’s Church, 2727 College Ave, Berkeley


June 26, Thursday, 7:30 pm
“The Systems’ View of Life: A Unifying Vision”
Host: TBA
First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley


July 30, Wednesday, 7:30 pm
“Unstoppable: Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State”
Host: Harry Kreisler
First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley



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