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New Video: May Day 2013 Promo

New Video: May Day 2013 Promo

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.

Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.

Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.

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 used that life will fight back. Take half an hour of your busy day to sit back and relax… then go make things happen!

New video: This is Wage Theft

New video: This is Wage Theft

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 monetary or non-monetary terms – workers or tenants.

New Video: Stop King Coal In Its Tracks  

New Video: Stop King Coal In Its Tracks

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” in a larger industry scheme to transform southeast Montana and northeast Wyoming into a coal mining industrial zone. King Coal has used money to influence […]

Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation

Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation

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 of the working class and the poor. Education and Capitalism, written by teacher activists, speaks back to that elite consensus. It draws on the ideas […]

New Video: Undocumented and Unafraid at Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center

New Video: Undocumented and Unafraid at Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center

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.