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Posted: October 18th, 2013 By BWM

This past summer I was lucky enough to be contracted by FARM to film and produce a couple videos about their 10 billion lives campaign. This video is the five minute promo, showcasing what the traveling campaign is all about. This is a wonderful and effective campaign, and I respect their work a tremendous amount.

Learn more at 10billiontour.org

Posted: October 17th, 2013 By BWM


Earth First!: An Insider’s Historical Analysis by Karen Coulter


Earth First! has emerged as a unique US social movement and alternative culture that has impacted far beyond its targets of industry and ecological destruction. Over the course of decades it has evolved repeatedly, harboring both elements of the right and left and all of the nuances in between. Karen Coulter discusses the history of the movement, its important successes and failures, current trends, and critiques to help it sustain into the future.


Posted: October 16th, 2013 By BWM


Animal Rights & Anarchism – Scott Crow & Josh Harper


This panel will discuss the relationship animal rights has had to anarchism in the US, the role of the state in animal exploitation, and how bridges can be built to better organize for the future.


Posted: October 9th, 2013 By BWM

Fighting Corporate Control – by Lauren Regan, Ryan Shapiro, Will Potter

2013 Resistance Ecology Conference
Portland, Oregon

Our state legislative bodies have been co-opted by corporate interests. SLAPP lawsuits, Ag-Gag Bills, and the existence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are all evidence of the power that corporations wield over our rights and freedoms, and how they undermine democracy. What can be done? The panelists will discuss current trends in corporate control and how to actively fight back.


Posted: October 8th, 2013 By BWM

Policing and Counterinsurgency by Kristian Williams

2013 Resistance Ecology Conference
Portland, Oregon

Kristian Williams, author of Our Enemies in Blue and co-editor of the forthcoming collection Life During Wartime, will outline the application of counterinsurgency as a strategy for political repression. He’ll explain the basics of the model of counterinsurgency warfare, and the ways it has both influenced and been influenced by domestic policing.


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