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Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.

Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.

About two years ago, B Media Collective finished our third experimental Variety Show. Variety Tree: Earth Day, Inc. travels through a complex ecosystem of media streams, political landscapes and concrete jungles to explore how corporately fueled consumerism has pushed so many into the cracks on the street and that no matter how much Roundup is used that life will fight back. Take half an hour of your busy day to sit back and relax… then go make things happen!

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 […]

Smart ALEC: Portland F29 Day of Action

Smart ALEC: Portland F29 Day of Action

People in over 80 cities across the US participated in creative and direct actions against corporations that benefit from their relation to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a shadowy “non-profit” that buddies up state legislators with the biggest business interests in the world. In Portland over a thousand people braved the freezing sideways rain to participate in a well organized (and unpermitted) march with affinity groups staging multiple actions along the route.

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.

Occupy Portland – Sweeping the Streets (Day 8)

Occupy Portland – Sweeping the Streets (Day 8)

Day 8- First shots of the day talking with an occupier sweeping the streets about why they’re here and what they think we can accomplish. Scenes of the street, the process, and the first arrests that took place this morning of those who maintained our right to occupy Main Street with their bodies. Filmed and edited by our freelance correspondent Johnnie-O.