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MBTA Restores Palestine Advocacy Project Ads to Subway Stations
BOSTON, MASS. – NOVEMBER 6, 2015: The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) has changed course and agreed to again display ads from Palestine Advocacy Project after the widely criticized decision to remove them from Boston subway stations. The ads were critical of the Israeli government’s treatment of Palestinians and of U.S. tax dollars being used to support those actions.
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06 Nov 2015 | Filed under: News / Media : Palestine
Prison Action News 8.2 Hits the Stands
Or at least the Internet... Volume 8 Issue 2 of Prison Action News is now available for download.
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01 Aug 2015 | Filed under: News / Education : Media : Police and Prisons
APR 23 Benefit Show! for Prison Action News' Women & Trans* Issue
Thursday, April 23 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm 549 Columbus Ave Boston
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14 Apr 2015 | Filed under: Announcement / Media
New Issue of Prison Action News Available Now
Prison Action News issue 8.1 was released today by the PAN collective, a volunteer group responsible for printing and distribution of the journal to incarcerated subscribers.
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03 Feb 2015 | Filed under: News / Media : Police and Prisons
Operation LIPSTICK: A Case Study in Propaganda and Counter Insurgency
Late last month Open Media Boston posted an article titled Antiviolence Activists Join City Officials To Launch MBTA-Wide Ad Campaign. The campaign in question was for Operation LIPSTICK, aka Ladies Involved In Putting a Stop to Inner-City Killings, an organization that is attempting to reduce shootings in neighborhoods of color by convincing women to stop buying guns for felons (who are legally barred from owning firearms). LIPSTICK is an offshoot of a nonprofit group called Citizens for Safety, who describe themselves as "a community coalition working to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and youths without abridging the freedoms of law-abiding Americans." The OMB article is essentially a puff piece. The author, Dave Goodman, expresses some skepticism about the efficacy of the MBTA ad campaign, but none about LIPSTICK or their mission, even claiming that "it’s extremely difficult to question the motivations behind the campaign."

Unfortunately, it's actually pretty easy. Even a cursory look at LIPSTICK's strategy and methods reveals a deeply problematic organization that is likely doing far more harm than good. To see why, read on.
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13 Mar 2014 | Filed under: Commentary / Gender : Media : Police and Prisons : Race
Philippine Debt Repayments from Marcos Regime Overshadow Relief Monies to Assist with Typhoon Reconstruction
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29 Nov 2013 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Human Rights : International : Media : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Cradle of Liberty Issue #4 Out
We are proud to announce the release of Issue #4 of The Cradle of Liberty,
a Newsletter of Mass. Struggles. View it here: Print Version OR Web Version
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04 Oct 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Media
Improvements to the Boston Indymedia Web Site
September 28, 2013 - Boston Indymedia is happy to announce a number of bug fixes and usability improvements to our web site. While further work is ongoing, we feel the site will now be considerably more convenient to use for most visitors.

Read on for details of the work, and thanks for supporting Boston Indymedia!
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28 Sep 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Media
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