The following essay was the handout for the workshop of the same title at the Bay Area Anarchist Conference 2001 in March, which was added due to the fact there wasn't a single workshop/discussion on the issue of race/diversity in the schedule of the conference. http://www.infoshop.org/rants/race_punk_rock.html
The Chiapas Media Project, set up to teach video film-making to indigenous Chiapanecos so they could document their own lives, went to the town of La Garrucha, deep in the Selva Lacandona, for four days of intensive workshops, in the summer of 1998. There I met Crisanto, a skilled indigenous film-maker from the adjoining state of Oaxaca. The first of this series of notes, on development of the Independent Media Center network, is at http://boston.indymedia.org/display.php3?article_id=2154.
ON April 1st those who demand democracy will show their disgust with the FTAA and any other institution that violates democracy and basic human rights by meeting at the Park St. station in front of the statehouse @ 1 p.m. This event is hoated by Boston Global Action Network.
he head of the Boston Building Trades Council said yesterday the Bush administration's attempt to alter a 10-year-old agreement to ban nonunion labor on Big Dig construction work could mean that all the contracts already signed must be renegotiated.
For his part, Nigro strongly disputed predictions by some in the construction industry that union members would cause disruption or violence unless the labor agreement remains in place.
Why is the North American natural gas peak important? Richard Duncan has explained how it could mark the beginning of the end of Industrial Civilization in the latest version of his Olduvai Theory. Why is the timing of the gas peak important? Us humans like to plan ahead…to some extent anyway.