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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
City Life/Vida Urbana Protests Fannie Mae
100_0613.JPGCity Life/Vida Urbana, a Boston-based housing rights organization, today held a protest in front of the downtown offices of Fannie Mae. About 60 protesters marched, chanted and held signs for over an hour. Several protesters entered the lobby in an attempt to confront Fannie Mae executives, but were turned away by security guards.
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02 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing : Social Welfare
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04 Aug 2011 | Filed under: Announcement / Media : Social Welfare
Video/Photos--Boston Protests Cuts To Social Programs In US Deficit Budget
move on boston deficit protest aug 2 2011 001.jpgA small but intense group of progressive activists protested Congress' and Obama's deficit social programs cuts; in front of the JFK Federal Building where Republican Senator Scott Brown's office is located in Boston, Mass.
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04 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Social Welfare
Bank Tenant Associations Protest Bank of America
100_0382.JPGA coalition of bank tenant associations held a protest against Bank of America in Copley Square yesterday morning. Led by City Life/Vida Urbana (CLVU), the protest was meant to call attention to the predatory lending and unfair foreclosures practiced by BoA and other banks.
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15 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Social Welfare
Alleycat Race Raises Money for Celiac Disease Foundation
100_0312.JPGLocal cyclists took part in the Poker Face alleycat race Friday night to raise money for the Celiac Disease Foundation. Celiac disease is a chronic disease which damages the intestines and afflicts 2 million people nationwide.
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08 May 2011 | Filed under: News / Social Welfare
Protesters In Boston Crash Tea Party Hate Rally-video
a tea party crashed-boston april 15 2011 001.jpgThe right wing Tea Party held a small rally on Boston Common friday April 15--they were confronted by an anti-Tea Party counter demonstration.
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18 Apr 2011 | Filed under: News / Social Welfare
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