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An Appeal from the Philippines
On November 8, 2013, typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda (local name) shoot its landfall in the Philippines. Typhoon Yolanda is one of the strongest typhoons which struck Philippines on a record. It has sustained winds of 235 kph (147 mph) with gusts of 275 kph (170 mph) when it made landfall. By those measurements, Yolanda can be compared to a strong Category 4 hurricane in the U.S, nearly in the top category, a 5.
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14 Nov 2013 | Filed under: News / Environment : International : Organizing
Super typhoon Haiyan is climate wake-up call
2013_ruins_typhoon_haiyan_yolanda.jpgIt seems these days that whenever Mother Nature wants to send an urgent message to humankind, it sends it via the Philippines. This year the messenger was Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda.
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14 Nov 2013 | Filed under: News / Environment : Globalization : International : Social Welfare
Open Letter to the Anti-Tar Sands Movement
Dear Movement,
We think it’s time for us to have a conversation: a conversation that can help us address the work we need to do in order to build the true grassroots power than can dismantle the oppressive system that tar sands companies and people in power have worked so hard to profit from. For the past four years we’ve heard “leaders” like Bill McKibben call on us to take action to stop the Keystone XL pipeline, and we’ve responded, dutifully travelling to DC to march and protest as a group. We’ve also watched as decision makers have continuously stalled and appeased this movement by refusing to approve the full pipeline, while still consenting to the production, transportation, and refinement of this toxic substance in more and more places across the continent. It is time for us to do more than submit public comments to a system incentivized to ignore us, or chain ourselves to symbols that will look good for the media. The Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands is writing this open letter to call for a dialogue and action around developing an anti-tar sands movement that focuses on the root causes of this issue and unites communities and groups in a common goal to stop tar sands in its entirety.
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22 Oct 2013 | Filed under: News / Environment : Organizing
End the WTO and the Stop the new wave of Free Trade Agreements
1-Stop-WTO.jpgCall to action of the Indonesian People's Movement Against Neocolonialism-Imperialism toward Bali WTO Ministerial meeting on 3-6 of December 2013
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26 Mar 2013 | Filed under: News / Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Social Welfare
No Room for Wishing, a documentary play about Occupy Boston
No Room For Wishing Image.jpegLocal theatre artist Danny Bryck performs his one-man documentary play "No Room for Wishing," chronicling the story of the occupation of Dewey Square, using the exact words of the people involved. Co-produced by Company One and Central Square Theater, playing at the Boston Center for the Arts this weekend and Central Square Theater 9/30-10/9.
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23 Sep 2012 | Filed under: Announcement / Education : Environment : Gender : Globalization : Human Rights : Labor : Media : Occupy Boston : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
2nd Annual Boston Anarchist Bookfair Announcement
boston anarchist bookfair.jpgWe are announcing Boston’s Second Annual Anarchist Bookfair (November 9-11, 2012). Hosted at Simmons College by the rad folks of the Progressive Librarians Guild, this bookfair will contain amazing organizations and publishers, workshops, and a return of our Anarchist Film Festival.
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25 Jun 2012 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Gender : Gentrification : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Labor : Media : Organizing
Thousands of New MBTA “Change in Service” Maps Distributed at T Stations City-wide
MBTA Change of Service Map_rs.jpgMetro Boston Climate Defense launched at Copley Square press conference; new initiative educates Hub commuters on dramatic impact of climate change on transit, local economy
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07 May 2012 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Human Rights : International : Media : Organizing : Politics
Boston Anarchist Bookfair (November 11-13)
boston-a-bookfair_8x11.jpgBoston Anarchists have become a favorite scapegoat of Mayor Menino and the chief of the Boston Police Department. Come see what all the fuss is about in a weekend of resistance to authoritarianism, oppression, and capitalism! We will host workshops, presentations and vendors from all over New England and the U.S. In addition, we will present the first ever Boston Anarchist Film Festival! You don't have to be an anarchist to attend-- this event is about sharing, listening and collaboration. Come explore the possibilities of collective liberation!
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08 Nov 2011 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Gender : Globalization : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
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