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Join The 2015 Maine Walk For Peace-In The Desperate Search For Peace
Join Maine Veterans For Peace, Code Pink, Boston Smedley Butler Brigade, VFP and many others sponsoring organizations for a walk from October 9 to October 24 Along Route One in Maine protesting the militarization of the seas.
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03 Oct 2015 | Filed under: Announcement / War and Militarism
Boston Local and National Verizon Standoff and the Future of Labor, Communication and Privacy
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16 Sep 2015 | Filed under: News / Labor
(A-Radio) Audio documentation: CrimethInc presentation in Prague 2015 - To Change Everything
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we documented a CrimethInc presentation on "To Change Everything", recorded at the anarchist bookfair in Prague, Czech Republic.

You'll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/2015/08/26/a-radio-auf-englisch-audio-documen/

Length: 57:39 min

You can find other English and Spanish language audios here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/englishcastellano/.
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26 Aug 2015 | Filed under: Commentary / Politics
Photos-Video: Iran/ US nuclear agreement Boston support rally 8/ 15/ 2015
Iran-US nuclear agreement rally-Boston-8-15-15 (2).jpgBoston, Mass.-Copley Sq.-Aug. 15, 2015:
About 250 of Boston's Iranian community and supporters rallied in Copley Square as part of worldwide rallies today to support the Iran/ US nuclear agreement.
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16 Aug 2015 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Prison Action News 8.2 Hits the Stands
Or at least the Internet... Volume 8 Issue 2 of Prison Action News is now available for download.
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01 Aug 2015 | Filed under: News / Education : Media : Police and Prisons
Workers, Students and Community Members Rally for Patricia, Nassim & Paul
img_9555.jpgOn a scorching July 30, IWW members, the Student Labor Action Movement, and allies protested discrimination against Harvard workers Patricia, Nassim and Paul. Nassim was forced to pick between being laid off or demoted three salary grades, after standing up to a racist boss and defending co-workers (including one who was sexually harassed).
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31 Jul 2015 | Filed under: News / Education : Labor
Grassroots Opposition Derails Boston Olympic Bid
poor_marty.jpgYahoo! News has reported that Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics has come to an end, after new mayor Marty Walsh declined to sign an agreement committing the city to cover cost overruns from the event.
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28 Jul 2015 | Filed under: News / Politics : Social Welfare
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Predatory Student Lending Practices; Churches and Synagogues Pray for Students Trapped in Debt‎
Synagogues and churches held prayer services for students as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Discover Bank $18.5 million for illegal student lending practices. The bank must repay students $16 million, pay a $2.5 million civil penalty and reform its lending practices. The Bureau accused Discover of overstating the minimum amount due in billing statements, misrepresenting students' total interest payments and engaging in illegal debt collection practices. The penalty is the first of its kind by the Bureau against a student loan company.

"This fine sends a strong message to companies that take advantage of students," said Eric LeCompte, executive director of the religious anti-poverty coalition Jubilee USA Network, which advocates for responsible student lending policies. "Predatory lending traps students in debt."

This past weekend, 64 faith communities from 26 states prayed and acted for fair student lending policies as part of Jubilee USA's national interfaith "Jubilee for Students" prayer event. In 2012 and 2013, the event pushed congressional legislation to stop federal student loan interest rate increases.
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28 Jul 2015 | Filed under: News / Education
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