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US Social Forum Report Back

US Social Forum Report Back

COME ONE COME ALL!

Find out what’s been going on in Detroit, ground zero of the US economic fallout. Expect an evening of music, movies, photography and discussion with friends from Seattle, Olympia and Portland who participated in the US Social Forum.

Butts on the Bus

Butts on the Bus

As we begin to wrap up the US Social Forum and start looking back at the long road to Portland, we have produced a little shout out to all the riders on the bus. It’s been great– we that our journey back will be as smooth as the one in this video. Big Ups to everyone that has spent time organizing, fundraising, sharing space and being cool when things weren’t necessarily so.

USSF Opening March

USSF Opening March

Wednesday morning marked the opening march of the US Social Forum, the gathering of 10,000 people from all corners of the country we traveled across the country to be a part of.

Neck Deep in Pit

The Cascadia Freedom Caravan drops by Butte Montana to take a look at one of the largest toxic superfund sites in the United States.

Day 2: Missoula, MO to Yellowstone

Day 2: Missoula, MO to Yellowstone

Miles traveled: 350 Number of sleeping bags strewn randomly around the bus: 14 Number of bagel and hummus sandwiches made: 37 9 am– We rolled out of the Unitarian church with a goodbye to our kind host Dan, the guy who lives in the basement, and the prospect of Yellowstone before us. 2 pm –Pit stop at the Pitt, the Berkely Pitt in Butte, MO, one of the largest superfund sites in the country, where years of mining exploitation have […]

Day 1: Portland, OR – Missoula, MO

Day 1: Portland, OR – Missoula, MO

(Thank you for the photos Rolando!) Miles traveled: 530 miles People on bus: 25 Number of stops: 3 6 am: Portlanders gathered at Rio’s and stocked up three cars with food and people. We got some awesome Freedom Caravan silkscreens made, and headed out to Olympia: 10:30 am After working all night building a back futon, we cleaned out the bus, loaded up, and figured out how to get comfortable. We’ve got books, music, art supplies, and lots and lots […]

Final Hurray-ed!

Final Hurray-ed!

The Portland Chapter of the Cascadia Freedom Caravan’s last fun-raiser before hitting the road to the Allied Media Conference and US Social Forum in Detroit. Rummage, Raffle, Art, Food, Music and People. Awesome.

Why we’re going: Cascadia to Detroit

Why we’re going: Cascadia to Detroit

As our time approaches to hit the road and make a splash in Detroit, we have been collecting some soundbites and tidbits from people in the Pacific North West who are travelling East. Here are the first few, expect more in the coming days:

A Shout Out!

A Shout Out!

Thank you for showing interest in our fledgling project as it begins to take shape and grow into a life of its own.

Pacific North West People’s Movement Assembly Check in.

Pacific North West People’s Movement Assembly Check in.

Illuminated by a single light in the back room of Media Island International, we (the collective we) gathered to discuss our role, as people from the Pacific North West, in the upcoming US Social Forum and People’s Movement Assembly. With over 20 present from Portland, Olympia and Seattle, representing a whole host of amazing organizations from the region, this mini convergence allowed us to check in face to face before heading to Detroit. It will be big. There was lots of […]