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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
Scott Olsen Cannot Talk, General Strike Nov. 2nd!
Key unions are on board and will shut down construction sites and the Port of Oakland
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30 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Environment : Human Rights : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
Video/Photos-Verizon Workers Unite With Occupy Boston
verizon union march-occupy boston day14-oct 13 2011 023.jpg10/13/2011:Verizon workers joined with Occupy Boston in a union rally/march for a fair contract:
video of the rally speakers and then the march:

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16 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Boston telecom workers support Wall Street and Boston occupations
IBEW Local 2222 members voted at their monthly meeting on Oct. 5 to support the occupations opposed to corporate greed in New York and Boston's financial districts.
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08 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Open Statement: Whole Foods Must Sign a Community Benefits Agreement with Jamaica Plain
The Whose Foods? Coalition is deeply disappointed in Whole Foods’ dismissal of the Good Neighbor Agreement put forward by the JP Neighborhood Council last Wednesday. We were hopeful that a Good Neighbor Agreement would enable Whole Foods to benefit all of JP, the residents who want to shop there and the residents who cannot, those who would benefit from having their property values rise and those who would be pushed out by rent increases.
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13 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Labor
Labor Day March in Cambridge
SANY0065.JPGOn Monday September 5th, 2011, local union members and their supporters celebrated the power of united workers on Labor Day with a march down Cambridge's busiest street. At 10am, demonstrators gathered outside Cambridge City Hall and by 11am were marching north on Massachusetts Ave 1,000 strong.
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05 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Photo/Video Essay-Verizon Union Rally 8/4
protests-fox and verizon 8-4-11 032.jpgThousands of Union members held a rally thursday 8/4 at Verizon Boston offices. Verizon wotkers are now on strike as of 8/7.
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08 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Flash Mob Targets Hyatt Hotel
100_0532.JPGJuly 10, 2011 - Today at 5:00 PM, activists hit the Cambridge Hyatt with a flash mob protest to draw attention to the unfair labor practices of the hotel chain. Led by Boston Sass Attack, Boston's radical cheerleading squad, protesters performed a song and dance routine titled "Boycott Hyatt" to the tune of Beyonce's Single Ladies.
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10 Jul 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
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