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Community Groups Mix Art and Protest in Four Corners Block Rebellion
March 10, 2010

City Life/Vida Urbana and Greater Four Corners Action Coalition are planning a unique protest this weekend that will kick-off what they calling a block rebellion in Dorchester’s Four Corners neighborhood. According to the groups, the neighborhood was chosen because it has a high number of housing units under foreclosure and many tenants and home owners face eviction in the near future.
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10 Mar 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing : Social Welfare
Shaw's Workers on Strike
On March 7, 2010, by a vote of 228 to 8, the workers of the Shaw’s
Supermarkets' Methuen Distribution Center, represented by UFCW Local 791, voted overwhelmingly to reject a final contract offer by Shaw’s Supermarkets and voted to strike following the expiration of the current contract at midnight on March 6, 2010.
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09 Mar 2010 | Filed under: News / Labor : Organizing
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
SDAC Announces Anticapitalathon (TM) Games
flamerabbit.jpgFrom April 23rd through 25th, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) will hold their annual spring meetings in Washington, DC. The IMF/WB are responsible for saddling struggling economies with unmanageable debt, driving billions into deeper poverty through the imposition of (badly misnamed) “poverty reduction” programs, and threatening countries who refuse to follow their austerity programs with economic blacklisting and isolation.
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02 Mar 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Globalization : Human Rights : Organizing
Banner dropped at Umass Boston
img_0686.jpgOn the first school morning of March, activists representing the UMass Boston Committee to Have Fun dropped a banner from the Wheatley building reading “No Paycuts or Tuition Hikes. March 4th!” as a sign of things to come this week as schools across the country prepare for the March 4th day of action to defend public education.
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02 Mar 2010 | Filed under: News / Education : Media : Organizing
AmRen Conference Back On
In a surprise announcement, the white supremacist group American Renaissance (AmRen) yesterday said that their ninth biennial conference, which had previously been canceled, is back on. On the AmRen web site Jared Taylor, AmRen's founder, announced that the conference is now being held at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC this weekend, February 19 - 21.

Breaking - The conference has been canceled. Click 'Read the full article' for details.
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17 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing : Race
Four Points by Sheraton Manassas Battlefield Hotel to Host neo-Nazi Conference
American Renaissance (AmRen), a racist publication run by prominent white supremacist Jared Taylor, will be holding a conference February 19 - 21 at the Four Points by Sheraton Manassas Battlefield hotel in Manassas, VA. The AmRen conference is a biennial event that features white supremacist and neo-Nazi speakers from around the world.
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15 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Race
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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