Since the death of Hugo Chavez, op-eds have been continuing their international mis-communication, while people on the ground have been solidifying their understanding of the revolution. What most outsiders don’t understand about the Bolivarian Revolution, is that it was not about Chavez: while he was fundamental to the revolution, he was most importantly the catalyst Read more about Comandante Hugo Chavez Lives[…]
Underground Culture follows independent street musicians through the subway system of modern day Venezuela. Focusing on their effort to unite and form a collective to legally play on the Metro cars, it discusses their project within the context of a society 10 years after the socialist revolution of Chavez. Through improvised songs, discussions with Metro officials, and interviews with Metro passengers and rappers alike, the film provides insight into the nature of modern day Venezuela and the pockets of independent underground culture that have developed in recent years.
By Amanda Eckerson John Gaddis, world famous Yale historian on the Cold War, has a thing for foreign leaders. A big thing. By the semester’s end of his oh-so-sought-after undergraduate class, his propensity to talk about Mao’s interest in cigar smoking, or Gorbachev’s anxiety about public appearances, leaves students 1) entertained and 2) concluding that Read more about South of the Border, 101: Taught by Professor Gaddis and Oliver Stone. Course Description: watch the movie, listen to me talk, learn a little about some big men (and a woman).[…]
Hear them talk about models for sustainable community media, venezuela, and swimming pools on KOWA 106.5, a low-fi Olympia radio station. [audio:http://bmediacollective.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/bruce-and-berd.mp3]