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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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08 Jul 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Anarchist NATO Prisoners Migs and Sabi Need Support
Reposted from Chicago Indymedia: Lost in all the hype surrounding the NATO 3 and Tinley Park 5, two other anarchist prisoners are languishing in Cook County Jail in need of support.
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05 Jul 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Palestinian Hunger Strikes Continue
Israel
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11 Jun 2012 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
Tarek Mehanna Moved to New Federal Holding Facility, Audio of Sentencing Statement Released
The following statement was released today by the Tarek Mehanna Support Committee.

1) Early this morning an anonymously leaked audio recording of Tarek giving his statement at the sentencing hearing was made public and is now being circulated!

http://boston.indymedia.org/usermedia/audio/4/tarek_sentencing.mp3

2) *Tarek has been transferred again. *Now he is in Manhattan at the MCC New York. We have no idea when he will be moved again. Chances are he will be placed in a federal prison, rather than these detention centers, very soon. Please pray for him and his family. Will keep you all posted.

Expect mail sent earlier this week (to the MDC Brooklyn) to be returned. If you would like to send him mail at his current location, please do, but expect that he could be moved at any moment.

Tarek Mehanna
ID # 05315748
MCC NEW YORK
METROPOLITAN CORRECTIONAL CENTER
150 PARK ROW
NEW YORK, NY 10007



The full text of Tarek's statement follows.
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12 May 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : War and Militarism
Thousands of New MBTA “Change in Service” Maps Distributed at T Stations City-wide
MBTA Change of Service Map_rs.jpgMetro Boston Climate Defense launched at Copley Square press conference; new initiative educates Hub commuters on dramatic impact of climate change on transit, local economy
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07 May 2012 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Human Rights : International : Media : Organizing : Politics
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
From Brookline To Auburn Prison: U.S. Political Prisoner David Gilbert Remembers
A review of "LOVE AND STRUGGLE: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond"
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29 Apr 2012 | Filed under: Review / Human Rights
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