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B Media community film screening with Jesse Freeston (and friends)

B Media community film screening with Jesse Freeston (and friends)

On July 31st B Media teamed up with Canadian video journalist Jesse Freeston and the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee to present an evening of Latin American related short films.  The event took place  at the Community Supported Everything Guildhall on 16th and Alberta and brought out 30-40 social justice film fans for a night of cinematic enlightenment. The screening acted as the premiere of B Media’s latest short film, Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos, a film produced in […]

Embed with the US in Honduras

Embed with the US in Honduras

Dawn Paley provides some excellent commentary on the US’s ongoing intervention in Honduras and the continued spin spat out by feckless embedded journalists pushing the Pentagon’s party line. May 6, 2012 Embedded NYT Reporter Boosts US War in Honduras (and why we shouldn’t listen) Today’s edition of the New York Times featured a front page story by Thom Shanker about how the US is waging an “Iraq-style” war on drugs in Honduras. Shanker, a former Senior Writer in Residence with […]

Supporting Campesino Struggles in Honduras

Supporting Campesino Struggles in Honduras

Implementing their own direct democracy, not just voting for politicians.

Recognizing women, men, and youth as equal leaders, not just constituencies.

Planting crops to feed Hondurans, not just for export.

Campesino Struggles in Honduras Continue

Campesino Struggles in Honduras Continue

Here is an excellent piece documenting the continuing land struggles faced by so many. Homes, churches, schools, and crops all destroyed as the post-coup government continues to side with wealthy plantation owners over the country’s organized farmers.

Coup Attempt in Ecuador Is a Result of Sec. Clinton’s Cowardice in Honduras

Coup Attempt in Ecuador Is a Result of Sec. Clinton’s Cowardice in Honduras

Oh, crap. Another year, another coup in Latin America. And while today’s attempt by police forces in Ecuador went so far as to fire tear gas at elected president Rafael Correa, the military brass in the South American country have sided with the democratic order – its top general is on TV right now strongly backing the elected government – and this one isn’t likely to go as well for the anti-democracy forces as last year’s did in Honduras.

Cual Independencia–Thousands Take to the Streets in Opposition of the Coup on Honduran Day of Independence

Cual Independencia–Thousands Take to the Streets in Opposition of the Coup on Honduran Day of Independence

Another update from our friends on the ground: September 15th is the National Independence Day of Honduras. In Teguacigalpa, thousands of FNRP members ( La Frente National Resitencia Popular) filled the street with banners, in a continued presence of solidarity and resistance to the coup. The 2 mile march was energetic with dozens of marching bands and the different parts of the resistance once again taking the streets! The FNRP presented over 1.2 million signatures gathered in 5 months to […]

Northwest Solidarity Conference

Northwest Solidarity Conference

B Media was part of the first Northwest Solidarity Conference this weekend. The conference was held at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and had over 80 participants from the Northwest and Canada. Keynote speakers included Carlos Martinez of “Venezuela Speaks,” Jesse Freeston of The Real News Network. In addition to teach ins on topics from Honduras to Venezuela, concepts covered everything militarization to art and activism. Most fruitful, however, was the fullday working group discussion on how collaboration between […]