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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
Troy Davis' final letter to his supporters
Published Sep 23, 2011
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26 Sep 2011 | Filed under: Commentary / Race
Nazis all talk; Boston Antifa all action!
boston antifa2.jpgWhite Nationalist(fascist) group Northeast White Pride threatened to assault a meeting at Boston community space E5 on Tuesday Aug 30th. Antifascists showed up, Nazis did not.
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31 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Race
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
``NO WHOLE FOODS`` Banner Drops on Centre Street, Jamaica Plain
mainpicture.JPGTuesday March 29, 2011 - In the moments before rush hour this morning, Tuesday March 29, 2011, several concerned residents of Jamaica Plain hung banners from a billboard on the roof 467 Centre Street, to say "NO" to Whole Foods's plans to open a store in Jamaica Plain's Hyde Square. The banners read, "An Affordable JP is Truly a 'JP For All' - NO WHOLE FOODS" in both English and Spanish.
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29 Mar 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Race
Statement in Support of Chuck Turner
Yesterday, Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner was sentenced to three years in federal prison for accepting a bribe. Turner has long been known for supporting radical causes and standing by his constituents, and the circumstances of his trial point to a concerted effort on the part of the Justice Department to silence his voice. Community Church of Boston's Jason Lydon has released the following statement.
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26 Jan 2011 | Filed under: News / Race
Riot Police Seize the University of Puerto Rico
After midnight on Thursday, December 9, 2010 the Puerto Rican police force, including SWAT forces broke into the Rio Piedras campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), as well as other campuses. For more information, check out student-run news at www.radiohuelga.com, www.rojogallito.com or for English language news, www.dailysunpr.org.
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12 Dec 2010 | Filed under: News / Education : International : Organizing : Politics : Race
Filipino teachers in US file class suit vs oppressive recruiters
Filipino migrant teachers in Louisiana today (August 5, US Central Time) filed a class lawsuit against Universal Placement International (UPI) and its Philippine based partner, PARS International for various offenses ranging from racketeering, human trafficking, extortion and mail and wire fraud.
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08 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Labor : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare
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