Mic’s New rap from Detroit INDEED
COME ONE COME ALL!
Find out what’s been going on in Detroit, ground zero of the US economic fallout. Expect an evening of music, movies, photography and discussion with friends from Seattle, Olympia and Portland who participated in the US Social Forum.
On June 27th, community members, activists and environmentalists joined together to march against Covanta and the City of Detroit’s continued use of a toxic trash incinerator in residential areas. Highlights of the day included great street theater, a marching band, sun flowers and tree planting at Go Lightly Elementary school just blocks from the plant.
As we begin to wrap up the US Social Forum and start looking back at the long road to Portland, we have produced a little shout out to all the riders on the bus. It’s been great– we that our journey back will be as smooth as the one in this video. Big Ups to Read more about Butts on the Bus[…]
Wednesday morning marked the opening march of the US Social Forum, the gathering of 10,000 people from all corners of the country we traveled across the country to be a part of.
The Allied Media Conference took place from June 17-June 21. Over 700 media activists gathered from around the country for the 12th annual event. The conference consisted of a series of workshops organized around tracks ranging from technical skill shares, to policy discussions. There were lots of opportuniteis to meet people doing amazing work, share Read more about Allied Media Conference[…]
Miles traveled: 350 Number of sleeping bags strewn randomly around the bus: 14 Number of bagel and hummus sandwiches made: 37 9 am– We rolled out of the Unitarian church with a goodbye to our kind host Dan, the guy who lives in the basement, and the prospect of Yellowstone before us. 2 pm –Pit Read more about Day 2: Missoula, MO to Yellowstone[…]
The Portland Chapter of the Cascadia Freedom Caravan’s last fun-raiser before hitting the road to the Allied Media Conference and US Social Forum in Detroit. Rummage, Raffle, Art, Food, Music and People. Awesome.
As our time approaches to hit the road and make a splash in Detroit, we have been collecting some soundbites and tidbits from people in the Pacific North West who are travelling East. Here are the first few, expect more in the coming days:
Thank you for showing interest in our fledgling project as it begins to take shape and grow into a life of its own.