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PEACE ACTIVISM: Boston Launch of the 'Pledge of Resistance'
girl with signBoston took part in the nationwide antiwar organizing event, the `Pledge of Resistance' in Copley Square, June 4. About 100 gathered to demonstrate and listen to speakers describe the damage being done to their countries and ours by US policies and tax dollars.
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12 Jun 2002 | Filed under: News /
WORLD BANK: Riot Cops Menace Protesters as World Bank President Speaks at MIT
Friendly Neighborhood CopsAs the president of the World Bank spoke at MITís graduation, activists engaging in a legal march against the World Bankís poverty promoting policies were confronted by a battalion of riot cops. They prevented the activists from exercising their right to free speech anywhere close to the graduation ceremonies.
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08 Jun 2002 | Filed under: News /
ELECTIONS: Will Stein See a Dime?
Gubernatorial candidate Dr. Jill Stein has leaped the first two hurdles in her run for election: she succeeded in getting on the ballot and garnered enough contributions to qualify for Clean Elections funds. But will the Legislature let Greens get state campaign dollars? Not if House Speaker Finneran has anything to say about it.
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31 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
IRAQ: Vigil for Iraq; Former Weapons Inspector Argues War is Unnecessary
From 5:30 to 6:30 on 5/21/02 in Copley Square, about fifty people held a vigil opposing the sanctions on and the possibility of a wider war with Iraq. After the vigil, Scott Ritter, former chief weapons inspector in Iraq for the UN, argued that war with Iraq was unnecessary as there is no evidence that Iraq has weapons of mass destruction any more.
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28 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
FESTIVAL DEL PUEBLO VIDEO: Cops, Anarchist exchange views.
The following was part of the Festival Del Pueblo in Boston.. This video describes the events after the cracking of the Express window on Newbury St., as the black bloc tried to get back on the sidewalk, in the concluding "Convergence of Struggles" march on May 5th...
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21 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
MULTI-NATIONALS: Victory in U'wa campaign: Boston's efforts vindicated
In early May 2002, Occidental Petroleum executives announced they would discontinue attempts at oil exploration on U'wa land, handing the tribe and their international supporters a monumental victory after a long and bitter struggle. Fundamental to that success were Boston efforts against financial giants like Fidelity Investments, showing that even small demonstrations, carefully and strategically targeted, can have a huge impact years down the road.
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14 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
MAY DAY: Boston Celebrates May Day
housing occupationa compilation of newswire stories regarding May Day and events on the following days.
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07 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
WORLD BANK: Cambridge, MA Becomes 7th American City to Boycott World Bank Bonds
Bankbusters of Boston savors a successful campaign to convince the city of Cambridge to send a clear message to the World Bank.
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07 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
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