May Day is a day celebrating workers and immigrant rights, a day for recognizing strength in numbers, and remembering the history of community resistance and labor struggles throughout time. B Media made a short promotional video for the PDX May Day Coalition.
About two years ago, B Media Collective finished our third experimental Variety Show. Variety Tree: Earth Day, Inc. travels through a complex ecosystem of media streams, political landscapes and concrete jungles to explore how corporately fueled consumerism has pushed so many into the cracks on the street and that no matter how much Roundup is Read more about Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.[…]
B Media collaborated with the Portland Solidarity Network on this informational short to raise awareness about wage theft. The Portland Solidarity Network (PDXSol) is an all-volunteer organization devoted to advocating for the rights of workers and tenants. They use direct action to confront individuals, organizations, or corporations responsible for exploiting, harassing, or cheating – in Read more about New video: This is Wage Theft[…]
People from across the country are converging in Helena, the capital of Montana, for a week of activity aimed at stopping the “best last place” from becoming the new “coal ground zero.” Coal industry giants are pushing members of the Montana State Land Board to let them build the Otter Creek mine, the “anchor project” Read more about New Video: Stop King Coal In Its Tracks[…]
On June 11th local labor activists showed up at the Right 2 Dream Too houseless camp to lend support as they have been facing increasing pressure from the city to vacate their site.
A public forum with authors Bill Bigelow, Jesse Hagopian, Sarah Knopp and Adam Sanchez A conservative consensus dominates the discussion about what?s wrong with our schools and how to fix them: scapegoat teachers, vilify our unions, and promise more private control and market solutions. In each case, students lose?especially students of color and the children Read more about Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation[…]
Youth and their allies from around the Pacific Northwest rally outside the Immigration Custom Enforcement (ICE – a federal government organization) privately run, for profit, detention center. The Undocumented and Unafraid youth protested the targeting and criminalizatoin of immigrant communities with racist legislation like the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) SB1070 bill in Arizona.
Ryan Gaughan, a ten year employee of New Seasons, was fired on February 6th, 2012, allegedly over taking an extra scoop of rice and tofu on his lunch break.