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Discriminatory surveillance programs are hardly new. But our communities know “surveillance” does not lead to security, in fact it’s the opposite.
Like anything ideological in nature, narratives about people, places, and events can mutate and thrive from generation to generation, often contrary to actual experiences and interactions and even contradicting simultaneous narratives.
May 1st is a national holiday in more than 80 countries and celebrated unofficially in many other countries. The U.S. government however doesn’t acknowledge this as a holiday and has tried to suppress the bloody repression of workers by the state and private businesses.
VisionTalk is a multi-media series brought to you by Center for Media Justice designed to spark a dialog about social movement culture, strategy, and vision.
This spring we launched a new communications resource for community organizing with our allies and partners the Praxis Project, Center for Story-based Strategy (CSS), Movement Strategy Center, Community Media Workshop and the Progressive Communicator’s Network, “Echoing Justice: Communications Strategies for Community Organizing in the 21st Century.” For release, we engaged a our partners and the [...]
I had the pleasure of interviewing Shanelle Matthews, Communications Manager at Forward Together about the organization, the Strong Families movement and the amazing communications work they do to reframe and engage communities around reproductive justice.
“I consider it part of my job and role as a movement leader to know what people are thinking, to build national community with those in my networks, and support the members of the Media Action Grassroots Network.” – learn more from Malkia Cyril and Rinku Sen of Applied Research Center about the social media secrets of movement leaders.
“This isn’t Chavez’s radio station,” said the young woman at the front of the room. “It’s ours.” The message wasn’t anti-Chavez. It was as if she was making sure everyone knew that the changes that were taking place in Venezuela were as much hers as Chavez’s.
And his declaration that Latin America did not have to follow Washington’s lead broke with nearly a century of U.S ideology that sought to cast the entire Western Hemisphere in the United States’ image.
Not only does Affleck take license with the historical accuracy of the story, he also tosses in race, casting himself as the Latino lead character, Tony Mendez. Since artistic license is most often understood as a method used by artists to improve their work—this isn’t just troubling, it’s a manifestation of systemic racism.
In this edition of VisionTalk, Saru Jayaraman talks about how Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) are building a powerful movement to improve the working conditions and wages of the nation’s 10 million restaurant workers.