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Fair Trade Farmers Speak in Boston
silvia_arevalo.jpgCambridge, Mass. – Sponsored by Farm Aid, Oke USA, and the Student Labor Action Movement, four representatives of fair trade family-owned farming spoke last Thursday at Harvard University about their experiences as part of the People Before Profit: A Week of Action for Global Justice in Boston. Rich Bonanno from Methuen, Mass., Shirley Sherrod from Georgia, Tadesse Meskela, from Ethiopia, and Silvia Arevalo, from Ecuador, were invited to discuss the benefits reaped from and challenges still faced by small farmers all over the world.
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29 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Globalization : International : Labor : Organizing
Lynne Stewart's Victory: Remains Free on Bail
lynne_stewart.jpgAfter fearing an indictment that could have landed her in jail for life, Lynne Steward claimed victory today as the judge handed a veridict of 28 months in prison for "extraordinarily severe criminal conduct" for distributing press releases on behalf of her jailed client. She remains free on bail upon the appeal of her case.

Lynne Stewart is a radical human rights attorney known for her outspoken political views and representation of controversial clients. Last year, Lynne was convicted of providing material support to a terrorist organization for representing a client accused of terrorism.
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17 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics
Brookline High School Students Repudiate Columbus Day
DSC00023.jpgBrookline, Mass – The Tribal Community Alliance, a student organization at Brookline High School that works on raising awareness about indigenous rights, brought friends and supporters together to protest the Columbus Day holiday. Standing on Coolidge Corner with banners that read “Stop Celebrating Genocide” and “Support Indigenous People Day”, the protesters confronted what they say is a wrong account of history.
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10 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing
Boston Activists Hold Protest in Solidarity with the People of Oaxaca
DSC00557.jpgBOSTON, MA -- At lunchtime on Friday October 5th, about 20 activists and concerned citizens from the Boston area gathered in front of the Mexican consulate

The protest event was part of a local and on-going campaign to show support for and solidarity with the demonstrators in Oaxaca and the Popular Assemblies of the People of Oaxaca (APPO).
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10 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing
Students, Superheroes Confront Military and CIA at Harvard University
IMG_0323.jpgDozens of students and community members confronted representatives of the U.S. Army, Marines, Air Force, and Central Intelligence Agency on Harvard's campus in Allston last Friday.

The action was a joint effort by a coalition of Harvard students in protest of the war in Iraq, the poverty draft, and discrimination in the military, but also in protest of Harvard's corporatization of education and its expansion into Allston.
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10 Oct 2006 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing
Textron Cluster Bombs Focus of Vigil in Wilmington MA
DSC00016.jpgNorthampton, Mass -- About 80 people joined the Northampton (MA) Committee to Stop the War in Iraq yesterday to protest Textron Systems based in in Wilmington, Mass., for its manufacture of cluster bombs. The vigil took place outside the plant to call on all people of conscience to oppose the use of cluster munitions and to actively work to end the manufacture and sale of cluster bombs. The Northampton Committee initiated this protest after one of its founding members, Frances Crowe, 87 of Northampton, learned of Textron's role in the production and sale of cluster munitions. Since then Merrimack Valley People for Peace, Traprock Peace Center, Code Pink of western Massachusetts as well as Progressive Democrats of America/Massachusetts, Northampton Chapter have endorsed the protest in Wilmington, Massachusetts.
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06 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : War and Militarism
Burlington Janitors Fast for Workers Rights
fastersday1.jpgBurlington, Mass. — Several janitors began a 5-day fast on Monday to show awareness on worker rights violations by three cleaning contractors, Resource One and Jani-Solutions, hired by real state development agency Gutierrez Co., and American Housekeeping, hired by one of its tenants. Every day of this week the group of fasters, monitored by a team of nurses, will be sitting on Wall and Cambridge Streets and are planning to hold a prayer vigil on Thursday.
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27 Sep 2006 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing
Call for the formation of neighborhood anarchist collectives and projects
cambridge.jpegBAAM Boston would like to encourage all Boston area anarchists and anti-authoritarians to form collectives, organizations, or projects in their neighborhoods and schools. We encourage these groups to first organize themselves, and then tackle the issues present in their neighborhoods and communities.

Learn about ongoing struggles, and get involved. Start new projects against oppression and exploitation, and invite your neighbors.
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20 Sep 2006 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing
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