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[Denver] April 5-7, 2013: National Conference For Media Reform Brings Together Media, Tech, Policy & Arts

shockleestorypic_NCFMR2013On April 5, the National Conference for Media Reform — the nation’s biggest conference devoted to media, technology and democracy – will kick off in Denver. Thousands of activists, media makers, journalists, policymakers, technologists and artists will travel to the Mile High City for three days of inspiring speeches, performances — and 60 sessions featuring more than 350 presenters.

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TAKE ACTION: Today Is #InternetFreedomDay – The One Year Anniversary Of The SOPA/PIPA Protests – Spread The Word

Today, January 18th has been declared Internet Freedom Day by internet users and supporters all around the U.S. Why is this important? Because we have to protect the FREEDOM TO CONNECT.

As Fight For The Future reminds us:

When SOPA and PIPA were first introduced in Congress, things looked grim for the internet. Widespread censorship seemed imminent, and Internet supporters everywhere were worried about the massive blow that was about to be dealt to freedom.

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Hacking Democracy: The U.S. Voting System Needs Improvement

Hacking Democracy is a must-see investigative documentary which examines allegations of election fraud during the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Led by Bev Harris, founder of Black Box Voting, an American Elections Watchdog Group, the organization is actively involved in examining the structural problems that still persist in the voting system.

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[DC] Thurs. Sept. 20, 2012: Hank Shocklee Talks Tech At Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference

If you’re in the Washington, DC area don’t miss this very special session taking place at the Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference this Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA] PRESENTS:
Beyond the Digital Divide: Capitalizing on the Technology Economy

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The National Alliance For Media Arts And Culture Interviews Hank Shocklee

The following was originally published by NAMAC on August 30, 2012.

The NAMAC 2012 Conference, Leading Creatively takes place this week, September 6th-8th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Join the discussion on digital rights, artist leadership, technology and innovation! #NAMAC12

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Immortal Technique: US Government At War With People Who Say ‘No’

Check out artist & activist Immortal Technique in this thought provoking interview with RT.

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Meanwhile In Oakland, California…

Riot police fired tear gas, flashbang grenades, beanbag rounds and rubber bullets at the site of the Occupy Oakland camp area last night.

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Occupation Goes Global With Protests In More Than 1,000 Cities: Map, Pics & Video

Arab spring…Spanish summer…American autumn…Global winter?

Occupy Wall Street went beyond Wall Street this weekend with a reported 1,000 cities and 80 countries around the world in protest in a global day of rage. This collection of photos documents the thousands that hit the streets in locations like, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, Toronto, Philly, Rome, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, France, Brussels, Madrid, Times Square in New York City and Hong Kong. Plus, see the video reports with live coverage from New York, Brussels, Greece, Rome, London, Madrid, Tokyo, Hong Kong for a recap of developments.

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#OccupyWallStreet – See It In Photos: Part 2

Another set of amazing photos from the Occupy Wall Street protests keep surfacing, some great portraits from a lot of the photographers on the ground of the action which also spread to the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday where 700 plus people were arrested after protesters attempted to march over the bridge.

Is anybody else getting a 60′s vibe from all of this?

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#OccupyWallStreet – See It In Photos: Part 1

A picture’s worth a thousand words goes the old saying…in this case many more than that can be said. Check this photo diary of the Occupy Wall Street protests currently going in New York City…

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