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Government Shutdown Solutions Could Leave Out Disaster Aid for Puerto Rico
As the Senate and White House struggle to avert a government shutdown, US disaster victims from Puerto Rico to Texas worry a deal on relief and recovery aid will continue to be delayed.
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20 Jan 2018 | Filed under: News / International : Politics : Social Welfare
Black Lives Matter Protesters Chain Themselves to Cambridge City Hall
14141576_1847687072184187_2995021867208425144_n.jpgThe Boston Globe is reporting that four Black Lives Matter activists chained themselves to the front door of Cambridge City Hall early this morning to protest the city's lack of affordable housing. Read on for their demands.
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31 Aug 2016 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Race : Social Welfare
Grassroots Opposition Derails Boston Olympic Bid
poor_marty.jpgYahoo! News has reported that Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics has come to an end, after new mayor Marty Walsh declined to sign an agreement committing the city to cover cost overruns from the event.
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28 Jul 2015 | Filed under: News / Politics : Social Welfare
Anti-Olympic Home Demo at Boston Mayor's House
mayor_home_demo.jpgMembers of Safe Hub Collective and Black Lives Matter Boston take action to demand Mayor Marty Walsh pull the Olympic 2024 bid now.

Video of action.
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30 Jun 2015 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Human Rights : Social Welfare
Rights Groups Sue for Proper Treatment of Hepatitis C in State Prisons
BOSTON, MA – Hundreds of prison inmates are in danger of losing their lives because the Department of Correction refuses to provide the medicine that will cure their potentially fatal disease. A class action lawsuit filed in federal court today by lawyers for the National Lawyers Guild and Prisoners Legal Services says it is Massachusetts’ legal responsibility to provide adequate medical care to state prisoners. Urszula Masny-Latos, Executive Director of the Massachusetts chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, said: “It is the responsibility of the state, which spends millions to incarcerate thousands of people, to provide adequate medical care for them. Without such care, many of them will develop serious complications of this disease, and some will die.
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11 Jun 2015 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Social Welfare
An Imperfect Peace: Colombia's Civil War Nearing End
1-FARC-Columbia-Peace-Talk-ilps-ndfp-npa.jpgThere has been civil war in Colombia more or less continuously since 1948. It seems it may finally be coming to an end. It is ending the way most other long-lasting civil wars end.
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03 Dec 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
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
Philippines: They Destroy, We Suffer
2013-Philippine-Movement-Climate-Justice.jpgCapitalism is destroying the planet. Now we suffer. The devastating horror unleashed by monster-typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) upon the eastern and central Philippines regions is unspeakable. As of writing, estimates of the number of casualties and actual damages are tentative because many areas remain isolated and communications, power, road and port systems are down.
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22 Nov 2013 | Filed under: News / Environment : Human Rights : International : Labor : Social Welfare
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