A half-dozen companies are getting $1.2 billion in tax discounts to operate in Camden, New Jersey. Why is so much public money going to so few? And what can we do about it? This video was produced by Media Mobilizing Project’s Movement Media Fellows. Posted by NJ Platform on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 There […]
Community control: It’s about having a say in what happens. It’s about pulling resources to uplift us all. It’s about each of our culture and history. It’s about making the best for the children. And it’s everyone’s right. Defining Community Control Community control: It’s about having a say in what happens. It’s about pulling resources to […]
The Stadium Stompers are making powerful moves to stop Temple University from building a 35,000 seat stadium in North Philly, and to preserve and honor the neighborhood’s Black community. This video was produced by MMP’s Movement Media Fellows program. Shoutout to Elías Gonzalez Sheila Quintana Maddie Taterka Alex Wiles and Josh Graupy for their amazing […]
Media Mobilizing Project TV is proud to announce The Spark: Stories that Change Our Times. The Spark brings you stories of everyday people who are leading the way to winning our human rights. Tune in now for a sneak peak at what to expect from the next six episodes, premiering May 6th!
Almost every america has struggled to get the healthcare they need, or to pay the bills after. Three Philadelphians share their experiences with our current healthcare system, and their hopes for the future.
Large telecommunications companies like Comcast make millions in profits with little incentive to respond to the public interest. Telecommunications law professor Susan Crawford says decades of increased monopoly power and deregulation are to blame, bringing us into a new “Gilded Age”.
Everybody knows that the Philadelphia Public School District is in crisis. But few have heard the stories of how parents, students, and teachers are working to revive our neighborhood schools. Neighborhood schools play a vital role in building up safe, strong, and healthy communities for ALL residents of Philadelphia. However, more and more in our […]
As our economy changes, workers are finding new ways to build power for regular people. When a growing number of jobs today pay wages that barely allow survival, how are workers reimagining and reinvigorating a labor movement that can secure human rights for all? This episode of The Spark is a conversation between a day […]
What will it take to make PA’s next governor listen to US? Watch how your neighbors are making their voices heard. This year Pennsylvanians will choose our state’s next governor. Our current Governor, Republican Tom Corbett has been met with staggeringly low approval ratings and continued dissatisfaction amongst voters, particularly for his policies on education. […]