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Honkfest!
4012422132f96d2decfd.pngLast weekend radical marching bands, circuses and street performers gathered in Somerville, MA for the 2009 Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands.
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14 Oct 2009 | Filed under: News / Media
Noam Chomsky on the Cuban 5
Chomsky was itnerviewed by Radio Havana Cuba on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the arbitrary arrest and detention in Miami of Cubans Antonio Guerrero, Ramón Labañino, Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez, who after a legally flawed trial in Miami District Court, are incarcerated in US prisons for infiltrating anti-Cuba Miami based groups of terrorists with the aim of defending Cuba against US based terrorism. As Professor Chomsky says in this interview "They weren't criminals. They were heroes". He points out "that the only way to remedy the injustice is to withdraw the charges completely".
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13 Oct 2009 | Filed under: News / International
BAAM #26 Out Now!
We are proud to release the 26th issue of the Boston Anti-Authoritarian Movement Newsletter. Please print out and share. Download the PDF or read the plain text below!

In this issue:
-A Radical Response to the G20 and Capitalism
in Pittsburgh, By Audrey, Pg 2
-Baam news blurbs, Pg 3
-Smashin’ (The G20) Fashion Show, by Clara Hendricks, Page 4
-Running Down the Walls, by Jake Carman, Page 4
-Residents Take Action Against Foreclosure, Beat banks, By Jake B, Page 5
-1919 Boston Police Strike, by Adrienne, Page 8
-Bread and Roses Festival, by Jeff Reinhardt, Page 9
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05 Oct 2009 | Filed under: News / Media
Photos/Video Oct. 1 Labor March For Jobs
New_New_Labor Union March Oct 1 2009 Boston 002.jpgBoston, Mass. Oct. 1, 2009:
About a thousand labor/ union activists rallied and marched through downtown Boston. their demands-stop corporate greed, save our jobs.
Oct. 1, 2009 was the one year anniversary of the Wall Street economic meltdown.
Sponsored by Mass. AFL-CIO, Jobs With Justice, as well as unions such as IBEW and SEIU.
video at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dNKYHqqLjs
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02 Oct 2009 | Filed under: News / Labor
Corporations get bailed out, we get laid off...Boston workers to march and rally against a "jobless recovery"
The Massachusetts jobless rate is now at 9.1 percent and rising. Workers are increasingly frustrated by the mentality of "corporate greed" that has taken over their employers and the failure of our politicians and policy makers to address the growing jobs crisis.
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29 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Labor
G20 UPDATE: Oakland is on Fire -- Just Another Thursday Night in Pittsburgh
An eyewitness account of the riots in Oakland last night at the G20.
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29 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Globalization
G20 UPDATE: Thursday: The People's Anger and the Property Destruction Debate Both Rage On
An eyewitness account of the People's March yesterday at the G20.
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29 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Globalization
Actions Spreading Across the U.S. Against Corporate-Driven Climate Policy
climate_change.pngClimate SOS groups protest the Pittsburgh International Coal Conference days before the G-20 arrives in the city, additional actions against U.S. climate policy and the fossil fuels industry took place on both the east and west coasts.

RELATED: Preemptive Repression in Pittsburgh
http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/208834/index.php
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24 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
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“In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day” with Tom Pacheco - 13 Oct 11am-1:30pm Boston ("0")
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Presentation by socialist-feminist congresswoman from Brazil - 11 Oct @6-8pm Nonprofit Ctr Boston MA ("0")
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Somerville: HONK! Festival of activist street bands - Fri 12pm 11 Oct Davis Square ("0")
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Movie Screening: 'Objector' about imprisoned Israeli Conscientious objector - 10 Oct @6:30-8:30pm Jamaica Plain Boston MA ("0")
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Book talk - Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control - 10 Oct @7-8pm Harvard Book Store Cambridge MA ("0")
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Internationalist Day at Encuentro 5 - 10 Oct @ 6:30-9pm Boston Park Street ("0")
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Boston Palestinian Film Festival October 18 - October 27 Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA ("0")
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Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point October 13 @ 6:30 pm Chestnut Hill MA ("0")
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Naomi Klein: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ("0")
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Reading King in Boston: Jean-Luc Pierite October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Grove Hall Library Boston ("0")
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Enfants du smartphone, enfants de l'iPhone, enfants tablettes, enfants carpettes ("0")
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Video: The Plunder of the Commons, 47 min ("0")
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IMF Warns of Unstable Financial System ("0")
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IMF Reports Dismal, "Uncertain" Economic Outlook ("0")
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Biopsychosociologie de la vie marchande ou Pornification ("0")
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The Left is Not Obsolete ("1")
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Paraphysique de réaction organique à l'agression ou Biopsychosociologie ("0")
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Black Lives - Native Lands - White Worlds: A history of slavery in New England - 17 Oct 7:30-9:30pm Medford MA ("0")
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