US Social Forum Report Back


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.

Detroit Incinerator Action

On June 27th, community members, activists and environmentalists joined together to march against Covanta and the City of Detroit’s continued use of a toxic trash incinerator in residential areas. Highlights of the day included great street theater, a marching band, sun flowers and tree planting at Go Lightly Elementary school just blocks from the plant.

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 Read more about Butts on the Bus[…]

Allied Media Conference

The Allied Media Conference took place from June 17-June 21. Over 700 media activists gathered from around the country for the 12th annual event. The conference consisted of a series of workshops organized around tracks ranging from technical skill shares, to policy discussions. There were lots of opportuniteis to meet people doing amazing work, share Read more about Allied Media Conference[…]

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 Read more about Pacific North West People’s Movement Assembly Check in.[…]

Caravan Send off Party: 11am-11pm-11june

Join B Media and fellow travelers in the Cascadia Freedom Caravan at our final fundraiser before we drive cross country to participate in the Allied Media Conference and US Social Forum. There will be raffles, rummage sales, refreshing bevRages, right out of the oven baked goods and really good music. See you there! Click here Read more about Caravan Send off Party: 11am-11pm-11june[…]