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oBOMBaNation

oBOMBaNation

As 25,000 people protesting for their rights surround the Capitol building in Madison Wisconsin, today, Obama is preparing for his Portland/Hillsboro budget Bonanza tomorrow. The president is slated to visit the Hillsboro Intel plant to deliver inspiring speeches to a tech sector badly needing an overhaul. Ironically, the Obama administration also is the in process of ramming the Korea Free Trade Agreement (KFTA) through Congress and under the radar of most Americans. According to the U.S. International Trade Commission’s official study on the KFTA projects will increase the U.S. trade deficit in electronics — a category that includes sectors like semiconductors and solar panels — by $762 – 790 million. Do the workers at Intel know what this could mean for them?

Police brutality on wheels

Police brutality on wheels

by Allen Hines Jody McIntyre, a 20-year-old activist and blogger with cerebral palsy, joined the ongoing student demonstrations in London. On Dec. 8, he says, police struck him on the shoulder with a baton and twice that day dragged him from his wheelchair. A fellow activist caught the second incident on a cell phone. The video, which sparked a police investigation, garnered media attention. Several British activists have been struck with batons and otherwise roughed up by police. Alfie Meadows, […]

La Cultura Underground– A B Media Collective Original

La Cultura Underground– A B Media Collective Original

Underground Culture follows independent street musicians through the subway system of modern day Venezuela. Focusing on their effort to unite and form a collective to legally play on the Metro cars, it discusses their project within the context of a society 10 years after the socialist revolution of Chavez. Through improvised songs, discussions with Metro officials, and interviews with Metro passengers and rappers alike, the film provides insight into the nature of modern day Venezuela and the pockets of independent underground culture that have developed in recent years.