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Fall Community Workshops: Ripping, Remix and Reel Revolution

Fall Community Workshops: Ripping, Remix and Reel Revolution

B Media is hosting a series of low-cost remix workshops open to the public the weekend of September 27-29th. The workshops are being held in conjunction with the OROR Fest , an experimental unfestival celebrating independent art and technology made in Portland, OR. About the workshops: Participation in the workshops will be sliding scale for single workshop or full weekend passes, with current or new B Media sustainers participating for free. Topics include how to search through and download archival […]

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 […]

Hood River Rising Tide International Day of Action

Hood River Rising Tide International Day of Action

On April 20th, 2011 Groups around the world commemorated the BP Deep Water Horizon Oil catastrophe with actions calling for an end destructive energy resource extraction. In Hood River, Oregon, members of the community, people from the Northwest and guests from Canada handed a resolution to the City Administration calling for a shipping ban on heavy machinery bound for the Alberta Tar Sands up the Columbia River. People gathered on the river banks to fly kites, enjoy kayaking, listen to […]

Bring it to the Streets

Bring it to the Streets

Coming to a wall near you! Check back at the site before Last Thursday each month, or sign up on our announcement email list to know where we’ll be doing showings.

Dreams of Power and Flying: Jared Lee Loughner and the Columbinization of Political Assassination

Dreams of Power and Flying: Jared Lee Loughner and the Columbinization of Political Assassination

By now everyone has seen the picture. Smiling — beaming, even — and wide-eyed in the first photo taken of him by Pima County Sheriffs Department, Jared Lee Loughner defies what everyone wanted him to be. One hesitates to speak too soon, given that more information surely will come out. But all the evidence so far suggests that, rather than a tea bagger nutcase Nazi, Loughner might just be yet another in an increasingly long line of run of the mill psychopaths that each have taken their fifteen minutes of fame in a blaze of bloody, homicidal glory. The kind of psychopath we’re getting increasingly familiar with in the US. Since news of the shooting first broke, the country has struggled to overcome its assumptions about the man alleged to have attempted to assassinate Representative Gabrielle Giffords and to have murdered and wounded nearly twenty others in what surely will mark one of the worst tragedies in recent Arizona history.