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Video/song-Free Leonard Peltier: For Indigenous Peoples Day Oct. 8
leonard peltier 6.jpgOct. 8-Indigenous Peoples Day:
Song/video I put together to free Native American
political prisoner Leonard Peltier.
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03 Oct 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
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
Will AB 2530 Unshackle Childbirth in California? --An interview with Tina Reynolds and Vikki Law
Imagewomanshackled.jpgA bill opposing the shackling of pregnant prisoners, AB 2530, has been passed unanimously by the California State Legislature and is now on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, with thirty days to either approve or veto it. Last year, a previous version of this bill was also passed unanimously by the Legislature, but it was ultimately vetoed by Brown. With Brown’s decision expected anytime, local activists are urgently mobilizing to stop him from vetoing this important bill once again. AB 2530 supporters have created a webpage for the public (not just California residents) to contact the Governor.
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07 Sep 2012 | Filed under: Interview / Gender : Human Rights : Organizing
Mark Nieweem Brutalized by Cook County Guards - Call Sheriff Tom Dart
Reposted from http://nato5.occupychi.org/content/mark-nieweem-aka-migs-brutalized-cook

Mark Nieweem, (pronounced Nye-wame) one of the NATO5, was badly beaten by Cook County Jail Guards and placed in solitary confinement, "the hole," for 20+ days. His lawyer confirmed that Mark spent the night in Cermak Hospital. he has stitches, his face is swollen and bruised. his ribs are sore but not broken. We, his activists and friends, cannot let this atrocity of state abuse stand.
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27 Aug 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Vermont Farmer with Knack for Crushing Police Cars with His Tractor Needs Your Help
For those of you who have no heard of Vermont hero, Roger Pion, please visit the page we have linked below. Roger was suffering constant harassment from his local Sheriff's department. Unable to take anymore, he crushed seven police cruisers with his tractor. He is now in need of legal help. Please donate to his legal defense by visiting this link: http://freerogerpion.chipin.com/roger-pion
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06 Aug 2012 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
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
Mass. Constituents Urge Scott Brown to Drop Effort to Repeal Affordable Care Act
Mass residents urge Brown to back off opposition to ACA.JPGAs the US House prepares its vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, groups representing seniors, young adults and women from across Commonwealth send letter to Brown outlining health care reform benefits -- urging him to stop his effort to roll back the law.
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09 Jul 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
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