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Protesters Call for Closing Guantanamo Bay Detention Center
gitmoprotest.jpgOn January 18th, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, around 30 people gathered in the freezing cold on the Boston Common to demand that President Obama follow through on his promise to close down Guantanamo Bay Prison. The President had vowed to close Guantanamo Bay—located on a US Naval Base in Cuba where hundreds of accused "terrorists" are detained, many without charges or access to lawyers—within his first year, which ended on January 20th. The President, along with human rights organizations, have condemned Guantanamo for the use of torture and countless other violations of international human rights agreements.
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31 Jan 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief in Haiti Team One on the Ground in Haiti
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief in Haiti Team 1 has landed safely in Haiti and established themselves in the World Harvest compound. Their internet access is intermittent, but the latest available updates can be found at http://mutualaiddisasterrelief.org/reports.shtml
Summaries of the updates will be added to this article regularly.

Boston IMC's previous story on Mutual Aid Disaster Relief is at http://boston.indymedia.org/feature/display/209697/index.php

They have enough supplies for immediate operations, but will need to restock soon. They now have a Creole translator. Get more information and donate at http://mutualaiddisasterrelief.org/

UPDATE: MADRIH is now recognized as an official NGO by the UN, which gives them access to medical supplies and possibly an ambulance. They still need money for food and gas though, so please donate generously.
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20 Jan 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Human Rights : International : Social Welfare
Aid to Haiti Hopelessly Inadequate, Poorly Organized
US aid to Haiti has been a tiny fraction of what is needed. With hundreds of thousands injured, and more without food and water, President Obama's feeble efforts have been aimed mostly at rescuing tourists and diplomats, with little consideration given to the people of Haiti. In addition, what assistance has arrived is being mired in bureaucratic red tape and military intransigence.

Check this article for the latest updates.
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18 Jan 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Social Welfare
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief for Haiti Needs Assistance
A group of US-based street medics is organizing an independent, mobile medic team to offer direct mutual aid to survivors of the disastrous earthquake in Haiti. This group has the benefit of not being attached to a larger organization or government bureaucracy, which means they can mobilize in communities not currently being reached by relief efforts. Many of these same people were involved in the effective, community-based medical response to Hurricane Katrina, including the Common Ground Clinic.
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17 Jan 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / International : Organizing : Social Welfare
In Support of Palestine
A review of a pro-Palestinian demonstration in front of the Israeli Consulate in Boston, 1/13/2010
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14 Jan 2010 | Filed under: Review / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Lebanon: Rebellious rhymes against post-war misery
bared09dec29pic1small.jpgThe hip-hop beats ringing through the muddy, unlit streets of the burnt-out Palestinian refugee camp Nahr al-Bared seem incongruous. But the rhymes are camp-grown - and courageous.
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03 Jan 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Another World Is Possible, a revolutionary anarchist podcast with a NEW WEBSITE and NEW PODCAST FEED!
Podcast_Album_cover.JPGINTRODUCING:
'Another World Is Possible', a revolutionary anarchist podcast originating in Boston, MA.
VISIT OUR NEW SITE-->  http://AnotherWorldIsPossible.soup.io  
Offering over  63  EPISODES and more than  24  HOURS of revolutionary and anarchist recordings home-made right here in Boston MA, the "Another World Is Possible" podcast is still growing and has surpassed even our own expectations!

With over 2000 subscribers via iTunes, and other social-networking sites we've out-grown our old website.

We will be uploading the George Orwell classic, "Homage To Catalonia" in its entirety by the end of the week! All 14 chapters will be available for download or available to our subscribers at http://anotherworldispossible.soup.io

Here's some of the latest audio recordings we've published:

-'White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack" by Petty McIntosh
-Anarcha-feminist essays and spoken word
-Essays by Malatesta, Kropotkin, 'Fire To the Prisons', Crimthinc, and more
-A short story published in 'Rolling Thunder'
-'The god Pestilence" by Johann Most
-The entire book, "Anarchy in the Age of Dinosaurs"
-The book "ABC of Anarchism"
-An excellent article on Security Culture
-letters and poetry from several political prisoners both in Massachusetts and around the US
and much much more...

If you haven't checked us out yet, DO IT NOW at  http://anotherworldispossible.soup.io
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29 Dec 2009 | Filed under: Announcement / Education : Environment : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : Technology : War and Militarism
The Clash in Copenhagen
Anarchists, climate justice activists and foes of global capital are converging on Copenhagen to resist the UN COP15 climate talks that are aimed at creating false hope while in fact continuing business as usual. This space will have the latest updates from that struggle.
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11 Dec 2009 Modified: 12 Dec 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment : Globalization : International
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