So you’ve heard about Seattle and the WTO but have you heard about ALEC?
Portland’s Fast Rattler brings you the bangin’ new cult classic Occupy anthem “Take It To The Streets”. Words were written in part by Utah Phillips and sung by Bodhi Busick.
Building Cultural Bridges is the culmination of a year-long community project to make a film about the experience of coming to America. Covering the cultural and spiritual realities of transition through community dialogues, interviews with immigration service stakeholders, teachers and volunteers, the film provides insight into the transition to life in Portland, OR. The film was made by youth from the Bhutanese refugee community, and edited in collaboration with members of B media Collective. While the film is made through the culturally specific lens of South Asian refugee immigrants, the issues raised and advice given is relevant to all newcomers to America.
Below is a video short from one of the media trainings conducted through the course of this project: […]
The Juice delivers!
Here is a short movie from the Oregonian– an example of some of their finer reporting (ie no editorial punditry :). Undoubtedly there will be other videos emerging that capture the feeling of what was an incredible night, but until then, check this out: Here are some live feeds of events as they are unfolding: Read more about People Push Police out of Park in Portland[…]
Here’s the Portland Shout OUT! People thinking for themselves?!? Acting autonomously!!! Things could get veeerrrry inteerrrresting.
Hard to believe it’s only been a week since Occupy Portland started. Since then the Occupy movement has exploded on to the scene all across the country and around the world, giving renewed hope to millions of people for economic justice and direct control over their destinies. Here’s a montage of the march that kicked Read more about Occupy Portland: October 6th March of 10,000[…]
Here’s the last of the “singles” from Freedumb Fries. This short covers the recent targeting of graffiti artists and unauthorized murals by Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Department. Featured are members of the ArtsBase, Samo Lives Gallery, director of the Graffiti Abatement Department, and volunteers with the Railyard Gallery, who feel that they were targeted for eviction Read more about Create Abate[…]