Owen Charles March 17, 2018 I had the distinct pleasure and privilege of attending the Black Royalty African Heritage expo in Waterbury last week. This event brought in folks from surrounding areas of Connecticut and New York, and even the UK. My draw had been one of those performing- from the UK- Mutabaruka, a reggae icon now 65 years old.  A hero to me, having seen him in the late 80’s and early 90’s, I have long been a fan of his revolutionary brand of Dub Reggae and Dub Poetry. So I had been surprised to see that not only was he appearing in theRead More →

OCCUPY THE MEDIA Shoreline Green Party’s video, OCCUPY THE MEDIA, from its series, “Workin’ Progress,” premiered at Hygienic’s XXXIX’s Screening Room, Friday, January 26th in New London, CT. The video addresses the need to disconnect from the corporate messaging of mainstream media and reconnect to true outlets for people’s media — both our own self-made, and some of the best of the larger progressive outlets such as The Intercept, Democracy Now!, TruthDig, RT ( — and programs on RT, such as “On Contact” with Chris Hedges, and “Redacted Tonight” with Lee Camp.)Read More →