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Wells Fargo to Exploited Customers, Taxpayers: “Let Them Eat Cake!”
IMG_1504.JPGMortgage giant hands out hundreds of mini-cakes in West Roxbury to celebrate 160 years exploiting customers, taxpayers for profit
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20 Mar 2012 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Human Rights : Media : Organizing : Politics
Video/Photos-Ralph Nader Speaks At Harvard Law School
ralph nader-harvard 2-8-2012 005.jpgHarvard Law School, Cambridge-Feb.8, 2012:
Ralph Nader-consumer advocate, anti-war activist,
presidential candidate, author-spoke at Harvard Law School w/ Bruce Fein on the subject of:
"America's Lawless Empire: The Constitutional Crimes of Bush and Obama".
video:
http://youtu.be/T9f3d2TdfuU

photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157629237930235/

audio report by Chuck U.
http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/57620
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10 Feb 2012 | Filed under: News / Politics
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
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
Report From the First Night of the Occupation
100_0694.JPGOccupy Boston kicked off their occupation of Boston's financial district in fine style yesterday evening, with hundreds converging on Dewey Square to protest the continued domination of their lives by a small unaccountable handful of bankers and plutocrats.

Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFKzWKCqFKw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9zqWQOmIfQ
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01 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Politics
Right to the City Protest Draws Thousands, 24 Arrested
100_0670.JPG3,000 marchers descended on the Bank of America building at 100 Federal Street yesterday in a protest against BoA's predatory lending practices and home foreclosures.

Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuhY85R6L5s
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8MvJbiREjQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btpMmjGpQ_I
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01 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Politics
Final General Assembly Before Occupation Begins
On Thursday evening Occupy Boston held its last general assembly before Friday's occupation of Dewey Square. Conducted indoors at Encuentro Cinco in Chinatown, the meeting was mostly devoted to finalizing logistics details.

http://occupyboston.com
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30 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Politics
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