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May Day 2013 Reports
This May Day, Bostonians held three separate events to mark International Workers Day. Below are reports from two of these events (the final report to come soon).
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02 May 2013 | Filed under: News / Labor
May Day Funeral March Lays Capitalism to Rest
100_1122.JPGFor the second May Day in a row anarchist organizers in Boston held a mock funeral march for capitalism downtown. Featuring puppets of various sizes, "mourners", a coffin, and a marching band, the march was meant to point out the moral and financial bankruptcy of the capitalist system.

Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtcHz3g71VA
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02 May 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Labor
Boston Funeral March for Capitalism, May 1
The Parade takes place the evening of May 1st, @ park street T stop. Come by 7pm if you want to be in the parade. Come at 8pm if you just wanna watch.
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27 Apr 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing
Massachusetts NLG Calls For Explanation of Warrantless Searches
Boston, Friday, April 26, 2013: The National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts
Chapter (NLG) continues to express its sympathy to those who were wounded and to
those who lost family members in the April 15 bombings and in the events of the
following days. We join in the hope for recovery and healing.

While we appreciate that public safety rules usually serve a legitimate purpose in
times of crisis in order to protect and maintain an orderly society, our legal
system includes other important protections derived from the U.S. Constitution.
Those protections must be upheld, especially in the aftermath of crisis. Indeed,
those protections are designed for times of crisis. If constitutional protections
are denied to some of us, they may one day be denied to all of us.
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26 Apr 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights
THE NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD, MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER URGES LAW ENFORCEMENT TO HOLD FAST TO U.S. CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTIONS
Boston, April 21, 2013: The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) wishes to express its
sympathy to those who were wounded and to those who lost family members in the April
15 bombings near the close of the Boston Marathon and in the events of the following
days. We join in spirit with our fellow human beings to hope for speedy recovery
and healing.
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22 Apr 2013 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
Boston-area Adjunct Professors Kick Off Union Organizing Drive
Boston Higher Education Symposium PNG.pngMore than 100 adjunct faculty members from throughout the Greater Boston area gathered at JFK Library Saturday to launch a massive, 20+ campus unionization drive.
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16 Apr 2013 | Filed under: News / Education : Labor : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
Bank of America Backs Off From Dorchester Eviction
100_1116.JPGBank of America decided not to evict Aloysius Nwankwo and his family from their Dorchester home today. In the face of public pressure from City Life/Vida Urbana, Victor Manougian,, a lawyer representing BoA, sent an email to CLVU organizers that said only "Move is canceled".
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10 Apr 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing
Corvid College Boston is now the Greater Boston Free School
The following announcement is from an email sent by organizers of the Greater Boston Free School. Check out http://corvidcollege.wikidot.com/ for updates and contact information.

We who have been making Corvid College happen, since Eric’s departure in
September, are announcing our departure from Corvid. We have been running
hoedowns, classes, and bringing in new teachers, students and collective
members. Our efforts have been fruitful, but we believe the community
will benefit most from a new organization, if mostly new by name. We have
realized that we wish to fly under a different free school banner.
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07 Apr 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Education : Organizing
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