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World Bank/IMF Resistance Consulta March 4 - 6 in Boston
On April 16th and 17th, people from all walks of life will gather in Washington, D.C. to resist the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Why have people actively resisted these meetings every year for over a decade?

- Because we are opposed to the promotion of Western economic interests though the distribution and withholding of global capital.

- Because we oppose IMF-imposed austerity measures that force the poor and middle class to pay and suffer for the excesses of the rich, most recently in Greece.

- Because we oppose the actions of the World Bank that have destroyed livelihoods and ecosystems across the globe to promote "development" that benefits only elites and foreign corporations.
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21 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Globalization
Boston Protests "Secure Communities" Law-photos/ video
1 secure  community law protest-boston 2-12-11 005.jpgBoston immigrants and supporters gathered in front of the Mass. State House to protest against the racist and anti-immigrant "Secure Communities" law.
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13 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Bail Hearing Scheduled for Tarek Mehanna
A bail hearing has been scheduled for Dr. Tarek Mehanna who has been unjustly imprisoned under 23-hour solitary confinement for 15 months after refusing to be an FBI informant against his community. Dr. Mehanna is a well respected, loved and outspoken member of his community who has spent his time as a scholar, friend, teacher and leader.
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08 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
video/photos-Tom Hayden, Long-Time Anti-War Activist, Speaks In Cambridge
1-Tom Hayden-Cambridge Feb. 7 2011 013.jpgTom Hayden, anti-war activist since the 1960s, spoke at the First Parish Church in Cambridge, Mass.
He intoroduced his new book:
"The Long Sixties-From 1960 To Barack Obama".
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08 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Mass Housing Confirmed for April anti-IMF Demo
The IMF Resistance Network is happy to announce that mass housing for the April demo has been confirmed. Once again we will be at St. Stephen Episcopal Church, April 15 - 17, with some restrictions.
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07 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Organizing
Second Egypt Solidarity Demonstration a Success
100_0094.JPGFor the second Saturday in a row Boston area activists held a demonstration in solidarity with the Egyptian revolt.
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06 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International
video-photos: Egypt Solidarity Rally-Boston Feb. 5, 2011
1-2nd egypt protest-boston-2-5-11 (54).jpgHundreds gathered in Boston today to support Egypt's call for freedom.
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05 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Rally for Egypt February 5 in Copley Square
There will be a rally in solidarity with the Egyptian people Saturday February 5th in Copley Square at 12 noon.
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04 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing
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