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Police Violence, Union Drives, and Climate Emergency

Police Violence, Union Drives, and Climate Emergency

April 13, 2021 The Park Center for Independent Media circulates the Indy Brief. Subscribe for a weekly selection of news stories from journalists operating outside traditional corporate systems. Subscribe   The Headlines PCIM Events Izzy Award Ceremony on...

Living Through the Climate Emergency

Living Through the Climate Emergency

IMAGINE A WILDFIRE was bearing down on your community. Smoke was darkening the sun; flames were hopping from one canyon to the next. The local fire expert, who had been warning of this moment for years, said the time had come to evacuate.  Right now....

A New Union of Musicians Is Taking on Spotify

A New Union of Musicians Is Taking on Spotify

There was a time when Los Angeles’ Arts District was actually an arts district. The 1960s and ’70s saw plenty of broke artists in search of affordable space move into the area’s abandoned warehouses. In a few short years the misused industrial area was completely...

The Union Campaign at Amazon Was Just the Beginning

The Union Campaign at Amazon Was Just the Beginning

Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, have lost their bid to seek union representation in a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election, in what would have been the first of the company’s U.S. facilities to unionize. ...

The Roots of Fake News Book Launch

The Roots of Fake News Book Launch

PCIM and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) hosted a conversation, moderated by Raza Rumi, with authors Brian Winston and Matthew Winston about their book, "The Roots of Fake News: Objecting to Objective Journalism." Their conversation explores where...