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Third Day March at the World Social Forum in Tunisia

March 27, 2013
Social Networks
Highlights from the first day of the World Social Forum meets the Spring Revolution.


World Social Forum Opens in Tunisia
Por Morsolin Cristiano - Thursday, Mar. 28, 2013 at 8:18 PM

Community Media in Hugo Chavez's Venezuela

March 13, 2013
Community Space
A visit to Venezuela in 2011 is taped by Carlos Pareja, media activist from Brooklyn and Peru.
Carlos Pareja visited Venezuela and went to a small media center
that had a radio station, a library, and even a SUPERMARKET!
He says:


One Small Chavez Legacy: A Community Radio Station

March 6, 2013
A prison turned into a community radio station in Venezuela.


Aaron Swartz and the Fight for Information Freedom

March 2, 2013
A look back at the sad loss of Aaron Swarz & the threats to internet freedom


Kenya "Peace Train" is a Graffiti Art Project

February 19, 2013
Art & Activism
Kenya's 2007 election had widespread violence. A railway gives artists permission for a 'peace train' for March 4 elections.

From NPR News:








Little Free Libraries

February 19, 2013
Community Space
The Little Free Library movement has built more libraries than Andrew Carnegie.

One Billion Rising: Global Day of Dance Against Sexual Abuse

February 14, 2013
Social Networks
A global movement in more than 200 countries to end rape and sexual violence against women called "One Billion Rising,"

Incarcerated women join in global protest:


Democracy Now interview with the founder, Eve Ensler:



Galeano Reflects on the Resistance in Spain

February 12, 2013
Social Networks
Galeano recalls a discussion with Fernando Birri, Argentine Film Director

Corn Resistance

February 1, 2013
Under Threat
Sow these seeds of resistance and join the growing movement against transgenic contamination.

You Can Offer Sanctuary to Zapatista Corn!