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Interfaith Clergy Block Pipeline with Prayer Service, 16 Arrested
pipeline_blockade.jpgMay 25, 2016, West Roxbury, Boston, MA -- Out of concern over global climate change and public safety, 16 local religious leaders were arrested for blocking the construction of the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline with an interfaith worship service. The peaceful civil disobedience occurred on the morning of Wednesday May 25th in West Roxbury.
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26 May 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Human Rights : Race
Campaign Launches to End Contracts With HP in Massachusetts
HP logo square.jpgCambridge, MA (May 18, 2016) - Last night 75 community members gathered to launch a human rights campaign calling for local and state governments to end contracts with Hewlett-Packard (HP). Speakers introduced a newly-released report entitled Apartheid Technology, and detailed the company’s role in maintaining the Israeli occupation of Palestine, U.S. deportation of immigrants, mass incarceration, and global militarization.
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19 May 2016 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing : Palestine
An Anarchist Take on the Trump Campaign
As of this writing, there is no obvious path to the White House for Donald Trump. As Harry Enten recently pointed out, Trump's strong unfavorability rating (not his unfavorability rating, his strong unfavorability rating) stands at 53%, a full 16 points ahead of Hillary Clinton's heroic-in-its-own-right 37%. While some combination of electoral fraud and liberal third party candidate could conceivably send Trump to the Oval Office, if the election were to be held today he would lose. Trump has proven to the world that with enough hard work and dedication there is such a thing as bad publicity. What a lot of people don't seem to realize though, is that the election isn't the whole fight, it's only the first round.
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10 May 2016 | Filed under: Commentary / Politics : Race
Photos-Video: May Day 2016 Boston March/Rally
1 may day 2016 edit (1).jpgMay 1, 2016-Boston:
About 200 workers/immigrants marched through
Chelsea, Everett, and East Boston for May 1,
International Workers Day.
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02 May 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
Photos-Video: Boston rally/march for $15 an hour wages
15 dollar rally -march 4-14-16 from video (8).jpgBoston-April 14:
Thousands turned out today for a rally/march for $15 an hour wages for exploited low wage workers.Part of global actions today.
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16 Apr 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
photos/ video-Verizon Wireless workers on strike today 4/ 13/ 2016
verizon wireless strike 4-13-16-edit (2).jpgBoston-April 13, 2016:
Verizon Wireless workers were on the picket line today in Boston, striking for decent wages and benefits.
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14 Apr 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
Call for Prisoner Strike on Attica Anniversary
This is a Call to Action Against Slavery in America

In one voice, rising from the cells of long term solitary confinement,
echoed in the dormitories and cell blocks from Virginia to Oregon, we
prisoners across the United States vow to finally end slavery in 2016.
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02 Apr 2016 | Filed under: News / Police and Prisons
Texas Prisoners to Stage Work Stoppage April 4
WELCOME TO THE REVOLUTION

Monday April 4th 2016, Texas prisoners will begin a SERIES of Statewide Work Stoppages, Strikes, and Slowdowns to force the Texas Legislature to address much needed Reform to the Parole, Medical, Grievance, and, Legal System in Texas. Prisoners are also DEMANDING Humane Living Conditions and Treatment.
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31 Mar 2016 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : Labor : Police and Prisons
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