Portland enters its third day of occupation with over 1000 people actively holding space at the Chapman Park Camp in downtown. As preparations for the Portland Marathon continue, many are nervous about being fenced in and locked down from 4am till 4pm tomorrow. Despite fears and lively debate and consensus making in the People’s General Read more about Rose City Rising – Day 3 Occupy Portland[…]
It has begun in Portland: check out the People’s Assembly live! Watch live streaming video from occupyptown at livestream.com
We spotlight the opening of the In Other Words lending library, a visionary community effort by the last non-profit feminist bookstore in the country. Also discussed is what In Other Words has meant to the Portland feminist community over the last 18 years, and the meaning of feminism today.
Fight, love, live and protect. Forest defenders take to the trees under cover of darkness using their bodies to prevent private corporations destroying the few remaining old growth trees for personal (corporate) profit.
B Media Collective shows up at Portland’s City Hall where a large crowd had gathered to protest the city re-joining the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF).
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?
As the trade unions of Egypt kick into high gear in Suez, Alexandria and Cairo, one may wonder why they can do it and we can’t. Well, here Video Chamba, another badass video collective from Chicago shares the under-reported story of the 250 brave workers that did do it. After receiving an apalling and illegal Read more about Broken Windows, Open Doors[…]