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Author Nancy Kurshan: Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement
Author and longtime activist Nancy Kurshan’s new book, entitled Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, has just been released by the Freedom Archives. Kurshan’s book documents the work of The Committee to End the Marion Lockdown (CEML), which she co-founded in 1985.
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16 Feb 2013 | Filed under: Interview / Human Rights : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Freedom for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement?
herman-wallace-albert-woodfox-2002.jpgAfter four decades of solitary confinement in the nation's most populated maximum-security prison -- and one of its most historically brutal -- a member of the internationally known "Angola 3" has reasonable cause to expect that he will soon be released, his attorneys and supporters say. The request to set free Albert Woodfox, 65, is being heard by the same federal judge who in 2008 ordered that Woodfox be released, a ruling that Louisiana prosecutors successfully appealed and blocked.
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05 Feb 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Janitors, Community Leaders Gather for Strike-prompted Civil Disobedience Training
Activists practice street blockades.JPGWith only days remaining until the contract covering 14,000 New England janitors expires, community, labor and student allies joined affected workers at Copley Square this week for hands-on coaching in non-violent protest and arrest protocol.
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29 Sep 2012 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Human Rights : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
No Room for Wishing, a documentary play about Occupy Boston
No Room For Wishing Image.jpegLocal theatre artist Danny Bryck performs his one-man documentary play "No Room for Wishing," chronicling the story of the occupation of Dewey Square, using the exact words of the people involved. Co-produced by Company One and Central Square Theater, playing at the Boston Center for the Arts this weekend and Central Square Theater 9/30-10/9.
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23 Sep 2012 | Filed under: Announcement / Education : Environment : Gender : Globalization : Human Rights : Labor : Media : Occupy Boston : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
100+ Boston Janitors Rally to Raise Poverty Wages
SEIU 615 President Rocio Saenz addresses crowd.jpgWorkers in more than a dozen cities rally to support Houston janitors striking for fair wages and improved working conditions
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06 Aug 2012 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Human Rights : Labor : Media : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare
MAY DAY 2012: Hundreds Take to Boston-area Streets in the Fight for Workers’ Rights
East Boston March.jpgInternational Workers Day unifies Bay State labor, community, immigrant rights groups
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02 May 2012 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Occupy Boston : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Rage Against Fascism
rage against fascism flyer.jpgIn commemoration of an antifascist Sharp (skinhead Against Racial Prejudice), Jan Kucera, who was stabbed to death by Nazis in CZ on January 18, 2008, Boston Antifa will be hosting a show and fundraiser benefit for Anti-Nazi activists facing charges from the National Socialist Movement conference and march in Trenton, NJ during the weekend of April 16, 2011.

The show will take place February 4th at 8:00 PM at Encuentro 5, 33 Harrison Ave in Chinatown.
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27 Jan 2012 | Filed under: News / Gender : GLBT/Queer : Organizing : Race
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
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