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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
BOSTON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 5th ANNIVERSARY
BPFF_poster_2011.jpegThe Boston Palestine Film Festival (BPFF), co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. From October 21-30, BPFF will screen over 50 Palestine-related films by Palestinian, American, Israeli, and international filmmakers at the MFA and other venues across the city. The festival also features three live music shows as well as panel discussions with distinguished, invited guests. The festival opens this Friday, Oct. 21st at 6:30pm at the MFA with the screening of the highly acclaimed 2009 Cannes Selection,The Time That Remains (2009), by Elia Suleiman. The director will also be in attendance.
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21 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Palestine : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Anti-War Protest Fills Boston's Streets-video/photos
boston anti-war march-oct. 15 2011 011.jpgOct.15--Thousands of anti-war protesters march through downtown Boston to protest the 10th anniv. of the Afghanistan war:
video of march:
http://youtu.be/8Zvi6aUx4O8

photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157627777387451/
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16 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
video/photos--Boston Anti-War Activists Confront War Criminal Donald Rumsfeld
rumsfeld protest-boston 9-26-2011 003.jpgBoston, Mass.-Sept. 26, 2011:
A vocal crowd of about 75 anti-war protesters confronted war criminal former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. He made an appearance at Old South Meeting House to promote his new book.It was sponsored by right wing radio station WRKO.
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28 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
BU Attempting to Bypass Biolab Safety Review
At BU’s invitation, plaintiffs in the lawsuits against the BU Bio-Terror
Lab and their counsel met yesterday with representatives of BU and their
attorneys to hear details of BU's proposed waiver request. In their Aug.
12 press release, BU stated that, if granted, the waiver would enable them
to operate the level 1 and 2 labs and to begin the permitting process for
the Level 3 lab. Though BU claims the Risk Assessment will be “reviewed
and considered” for the level 3 labs, what we learned yesterday is that BU
intends to circumvent the requirement that the state review the Risk
Assessment of the level 3 labs.
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26 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Environment : Race : War and Militarism
Video: Protesting The War On Libya At Senator Kerry's Office
Senator Kerry Libya Protest 6-27-2011 003.jpgAbout 25 peace activists protested against the US wars on Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan in front of Sen. John Kerry's Boston office.
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29 Jun 2011 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Call to Action
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
6 pm - 8 pm
Government Center <http://www.cityofboston.gov/contact/directions.asp>;
Protest with banners, music, whistle-blowing, education, and speaking out
against government repression.
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13 Jun 2011 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : War and Militarism
Former Political Prisoner Geronimo Pratt Dies
persecution
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06 Jun 2011 | Filed under: Commentary / War and Militarism
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