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PRISON ART EXHIBIT OPENS IN SOMERVILLE
An exhibit featuring works by incarcerated artists opens this weekend and
runs through September. The show, put together by local anti-prison groups
Black and Pink and Boston Anarchist Black Cross, will be on display at
Somerville's Papercut Zine Library, located at 226 Pearl St. The space is
open Saturdays and Sundays 2-7PM and by appointment. There will be a
closing party Thursday September 15th at 7PM.
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11 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / GLBT/Queer : Human Rights
Boston: Emergency Protest in Solidarity with Chilean Students
Hundreds of Chilean high school and university students have been arrested during protests against neoliberal reforms and cuts to public education throughout the country. President Sebastián Piñera has responded by declaring the protests illegal and violently repressing the students and their supporters. Piñera is the first right-wing President of Chile since the fascist dictatorship of Pinochet from 1973-1990, and the repression faced by students looks more and more like the crack-downs of 35 years ago than a real democracy.
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08 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Education
Photo/Video Essay-Verizon Union Rally 8/4
protests-fox and verizon 8-4-11 032.jpgThousands of Union members held a rally thursday 8/4 at Verizon Boston offices. Verizon wotkers are now on strike as of 8/7.
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08 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Filling Prison Beds for Profit
prisons
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07 Aug 2011 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
New Prison Action News Out
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04 Aug 2011 | Filed under: Announcement / Media : Social Welfare
Video/Photos--Boston Protests Cuts To Social Programs In US Deficit Budget
move on boston deficit protest aug 2 2011 001.jpgA small but intense group of progressive activists protested Congress' and Obama's deficit social programs cuts; in front of the JFK Federal Building where Republican Senator Scott Brown's office is located in Boston, Mass.
Video:
http://youtu.be/Hfn04JTiGWs
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04 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Social Welfare
Eviction Blockade Successful, At Least Until Tomorrow
Over 100 people gathered at 197 Normandy St. at noon to
stand with Drusilla Francis. We chanted and sang and gave testimony.
The constable summoned the police to arrest people blocking the door.
The police, to their credit, asked the constable for papers showing he
had the right to evict that day. He did not have such papers. The
eviction was called off for today! As Melonie said in summation, this
would NOT have happened without the boisterous protest we mounted today.
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01 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing
Allston DIY Fest a Success
100_0571.JPGThe 2011 Allston DIY Fest came off with hardly a hitch today. Featuring live music, workshops, a really, really free market, and vegan meals from Food Not Bombs, the festival brought punks, hippies and other Allston residents to Ringer Park for an afternoon of fun unencumbered by authoritarians.
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23 Jul 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing
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