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 Read more about B Media community film screening with Jesse Freeston (and friends)[…]
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 Read more about Embed with the US 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.
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.
Post-coup regime in Honduras carrying out unprecedented assault on most organized sector of the resistance, the teachers.
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.
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 Read more about Cual Independencia–Thousands Take to the Streets in Opposition of the Coup on Honduran Day of Independence[…]
The indigenous Garifunas of peoples of Honduras face dangers from environmental degradation and social collapse brought about through tourism.
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 Read more about Northwest Solidarity Conference[…]