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Philippine Democracy: Alive, but is it well?
Akbayan-Party-list-Walden-Bello-Democratic-Left.jpgReflections on the 2010 Campaign.

The 2010 campaign has drawn to a close, and it’s time to distill my experiences after registering hundreds of miles by land, sea, and air crisscrossing the country as a party-list candidate.
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14 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Greece Erupts in Riots, Three Dead in Fire
Today in Athens, street battles broke out between police and protesters, as marches approached the Greek Parliament building. Numerous cars and buildings were set on fire, including a branch of Marfin Bank, where three employees were killed by smoke inhalation.

Greek authorities were quick to blame protesters for the deaths, but as Libcom.org (http://libcom.org) points out, n a similar case thirty years ago the fire turned out to have been started by a tear gas canister fired by police.

An anonymous employee of Marfin Bank released the following statement, with the request to disseminate it widely to counteract government propaganda.
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05 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization : International
Boston Activists Disrupt Israeli Propaganda Event at the Museum of Science
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04 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Technology : War and Militarism
May Day! Call for a Black and Red contingent
May day.jpgFellow Workers!
Are you tired of dragging the weight of the rich on your backs? Sick of watching your families, friends, and neighbors struggle while the big banks and corporations get bailouts? Fed up with the government punishing you for the mistakes of the powerful?

On May 1st, we say No More! Together, we can dump the bosses!
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18 Apr 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / International
Call for Solidarity for imprisoned anarchist Giannis Dimitrakis
In light of the appeal on April 28th 2010, we call out for actions of solidarity everywhere.
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07 Apr 2010 | Filed under: News / International
UMB Committee to Have Fun Gives Another Reminder
1.jpgThe UMass Boston Committee to Have Fun struck again this morning when a massive banner was dropped from the shiny new Campus Center building reading “STUDENT-WORKER SOLIDARITY – MARCH 4TH – TAKE BACK UMASS”.
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04 Mar 2010 | Filed under: News / Education : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing
Activist Coalition Tells Israel Ballet: Don't Tiptoe Around Apartheid!
TROUPE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR REPLIES: “NOTHING” WAS THERE IN 1948
by BDS Activists, Boston, MA
Contact: bdsbostonma (at) gmail.com

Worcester, MA, February 20, 2010 – The Israel Ballet’s recent performance of Don Quixote was protested by a coalition of activists who sought to highlight the troupe’s role in the Israeli government’s attempt to whitewash its record of war crimes, violations of international law, and other atrocities through promotion of its country’s artistic and cultural workers.
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22 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International
Greece's Trial of the Century
On January 22nd, in the remote mountain town of Amfissa, Greece, the trial began of Athens police officers Epaminondas Korkoneas and Vassilis Saraliotis. Korkoneas murdered 15 year old anti-authoritarian Alexandros Grigoropoulos on December 6th, 2008, and Saraliotis is being tried as an accomplice for encouraging the killing. The shooting sparked more than a month of full-blown insurrection, and though it occurred in central Athens, authorities postponed the trial from December 2009 to January 20th, 2010, and moved it 125 miles northwest from the Greek capital in hopes of avoiding more civil unrest.
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08 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization : International : Labor : Organizing
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