On Monday, June 11, Boston Globe ombudsman Jack Thomas published a column attacking Forest Ethics, an environmental group. The controversy originated in Forest Ethics' unsuccessful attempt to place an ad in the Globe critical of Staples, a major Globe advertiser. Staples is based in Framingham, and activists in greater Boston are involved in the campaign against Staples.
President Bush's controversial new energy plan was the target of a rally outside the Department of Energy building yesterday. People in Massachussetts and all over the country have begun to speak out against the unwillingness of the bush Bush administration to develop alternative energy sources. [ Read full story... ]
Amer Jubran was released from jail yesterday after having been arrested while leading a peaceful anti-Zionist demonstration in Brookline on June 10, 2001. He now faces felony charges for allegedly kicking a man attending Israeli Independence celebrations.
Legal Defense Meeting for Amer and Palestine Solidarity: International Action Center office, June 18, 6:30pm, 31 Germania St. (enter 284 Amory St -- near Stonybrook stop on Orange Line) Jamaica Plain.
"[Zakaria] seems to have constructed a sort of protester piñata out of media caricatures and misrepresentations, and then whacks away at it with stock neoliberal cliches, backed up only by a strained, if novel, reading of left political history. The result is an uninformative hatchet job."
Want to see how Europeans resist structural adjustment and the global capitalism? Come out for the Boston Primiere Screening of "Praha 200: IMF and World Bank Under Seige" on Thursday, May 24 and help support IMC Boston! [ For details... ]
Northeastern University hands down decision on the status of the John D. O'Bryant Institute today. Yesterday students rallied to voice their opposition to the demolition of the Institute building. [ Read More | Watch Video Clip ]
The Harvard student sit-in has ended. Students left Mass Hall Tuesday (5/8)afternoon in response to an agreement which makes immediate concessions, and creates a more representative committe (including workers and students this time) to create a plan for helping the lowest paid of Harvard's workers. [ Statement of Harvard Living Wage Campaign | livingwagenow.com ]