Occupy Oakland shut down

The Occupy Oakland sit-in was raided by police, they surrounded the area and forced everyone out. Here are some photos.

As the 99% are #OccupyingEverywhere. . .

Trainers at the Take Back the Dream Conference were offering interview tips for folks being interviewed by mainstream press. There was a strong emphasis on framing messages that would speak or appeal to the middle – that is the white middle class. Where then, I wonder, would the hundreds of people I work with through the Media Action Grassroots Network fit in?

Rural Groups Call for Better Broadband Services

Crossposted from the Center for Rural Strategies website - Rural broadband advocates from five states and Washington D.C. gathered in rural Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, for the first Rural Broadband Summit, cosponsored by the Center for Media Justice, the Center for Rural Strategies, and Free Press.

Knowledge Exchange Recap and Video

In September, social justice advocates and community organizers gathered in Washington D.C. so discuss is the issues of net neutrality, broadband access, and other media justice issues.

Occupying our Imagination

Yes, from main street to wall street, the democratic occupation of public space has begun. And there may be no turning back until the 99% is satisfied.