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Zapatistas Post Curricula from their summer "Escuela"

September 24, 2013
Media education
A series of workshops in Chiapas marked a new direction of education by the Zapatistas.


How to Start a Film Center

September 11, 2013
Community Space
Community viewing can bring people together.


5pointz Aerosol Art Center one step closer to its demise

August 21, 2013
Real estate biz will erase historic graf

City Planning Commission unanimously votes to allow owners of the Long Island City graffiti mecca a zoning exception that would allow them to put up a pair of luxury towers on the site              WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013, 6:40 PM

Zapatistas Celebrate 10 years of Autonomy with Escuelitas

August 7, 2013
Social Networks
The Zapatistas global activists to ‘Little School of Liberty’ in Chiapas to learn from their experiment with autonomy.

by Leonidas Oikonomakis On August 6, 2013   from

Riding the Waves at Pacifica Radio

August 6, 2013
A thoughtful essay on community/public radio.


Andrew Leslie Phillips has written a short history of the Pacifica radio network, published below. He is interim general manager of Pacifica station KPFA in Berkeley, California.

Bicycle Powered Local Cinema

July 9, 2013
Community Space
Electric Pedals uses energy generated by humans to power cinemas, music stages, workshops.


The President of Ireland Opens the IAMCR Conference in Dublin

June 28, 2013
Media policy
Dublin was home to Sean McBride, whose UNESCO commission fostered global democratic communication.

MIchael Higgins on media, access, & the public sphere. He quotes Habermas and Raymond Williams.