Beyond Bullets: The Suppression of Dissent examines how the state and mass media squelch political dissent in the United States.
Panel with Percy Hampton, Kent Ford, and Martha Gies on the Portland Chapter of the Black Panther Party and the local media response.
The mass media tend to deprecate activist movements, although there are important exceptions.
Anti-Olympics activism bubbles up whenever the International Olympic Committee touches down in a host city.
Occupy Portland is a shimmering example of how public space is vital to political activism.