About two years ago, B Media Collective finished our third experimental Variety Show. Variety Tree: Earth Day, Inc. travels through a complex ecosystem of media streams, political landscapes and concrete jungles to explore how corporately fueled consumerism has pushed so many into the cracks on the street and that no matter how much Roundup is Read more about Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.[…]
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?
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 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:
Mix Masher Stim gives his world round up of news and a great 101 on Colonization WORD.