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SITTING FOR PEACE: Engaged Buddhists Sit For Peace
Those activists attending the weekly peace vigils in Copley Square may have seen something a little unusual in the past few weeks. Across the street from the main vigil, near the Boston Public Library, a group of Buddhists have been meditating for peace, sitting in the cold on the sidewalk in silence, holding up a banner reading “Sitting for Peace”.
[ Full Story ]
15 Nov 2001 | Filed under: News /
NADER RALLY: Ralph Nader Rally Held at Orpheum Theatre
Ex-Presidential Candidate Ralph NaderNew England activists and curious Ralph Nader supporters packed the Orpheum Theatre in Boston Saturday night in a five-hour rally and fundraiser that mixed the big marquee names of Nader and Patti Smith with the Boston line-up of usual suspects in the "anti-globalization" scene.
[ Rally Photos | Full Story | www.democracyrising.org ]
13 Nov 2001 | Filed under: News /
SPOOKY STAPLES ACTION: Trick or Treating in Staples CEO Tom Stemberg's Neighborhood
Dressed as the ghosts of old growth trees, cut down for paper, local activists went trick-or-treating in Staples CEO Tom Stemberg's neighborhood. Staples uses virtually no recycled paper. The trick-or-treaters gave out treats- flyers explaining what they were doing and candy. Overall, they received no hostility and a lot of positive reactions.
[ www.stopstaples.net | Photos | Full Story ]
01 Nov 2001 | Filed under: News /
DEFICIENCIES IN WINGATE NURSING HOME: New D.P.H. Survey Reveals Serious Deficiencies at Wingate Nursing Home
Management Turnover Impacting Quality of Care WILBRAHAM ¡V The most recent Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) survey conducted at the Wingate at Wilbraham nursing home found numerous deficiencies in the quality of care. The deficiencies point to a continuing pattern of management incompetence at the home.
[ Full Story | OSHA Violations at Wingate | Labor Board Investigation ]
01 Nov 2001 | Filed under: News /
CHOMSKY SPEAKS AT MIT: Noam Chomsky Speaks on War on Terrorism
Professor Noam ChomskyOn October 18, Professor Noam Chomsky spoke at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT's Technology and Culture forum ( web.mit.edu/tac) presented Chomsky as he gave a lecture on the "war on terrorism." Thousands of people attended the event, as the main hall and three of the overflow rooms (with live video) were completely filled. The talk was also broadcast on the web.
[ Full Story ]
24 Oct 2001 | Filed under: News /
ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT: Follow the Boston Anti-War Effort
Flower memorial from 10/14 march.Check in here for up-to-date stories about local peace coalitions, vigils, rallies, speeches, and plans. 10/10 Howard Zinn Teach-In at Mass Art. Boston 10/8 Protest in Copley Sq.. Washington, DC--9/30 Peace Demonstrations.
The Movement regroups: BGAN's Global Justice Forum, 9/25
No U-Turn Radio's coverage of Howard Zinn 9/27 Teach-In at Mass Art.
Weekly Vigils, Thursdays at Copley Sq. Story on 9/19 Vigil.
[ Copley Vigil, 9/23 Full Story | March from Copley to Harvard, 9/21 | Mainstream Coverage of 9/21 Campus Protests, ]
24 Sep 2001 | Filed under: News /
MEDIA CRITICISM: Media Outcasts Speak Up
As it is important for the nation to join together in the wake of this week's events, it is even more important for this nation's media to report the days' events as carefully as possible, casting a discerning eye on all reports, breaking news, and talking heads. A rogue's gallery of this week's underheard voices.
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14 Sep 2001 | Filed under: News /
DAY 2: Peace Vigils, Rallies in Boston and Cambridge
The Day After, Boston residents express feelings of caution, calls for peace, and demands for war. Wednesday evening at 6:00 in Copley Square in Boston and Harvard Square in Cambridge, large vigils were held mourning for the dead in yesterday’s terrorist attacks and also calling on the US government not to respond to the attacks with more violence. At the same time an initially small nationalist rally in Park Street in Boston turned into a large crowd.
[ Entire Article and Responses | MIT Panel Discusses Military Action, September 12 ]
13 Sep 2001 | Filed under: News /
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