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Boston Teachers Walk Out in Protest
13418938_10154214853922114_26883639731067750_n.jpgCorporate media outlets are reporting that thousands of members of the Boston Teachers Union walked out Friday to protest school budget cuts and contract concessions demanded by the school department. The protest follows two student walkouts, also in protest of budget cuts.
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18 Jun 2016 | Filed under: News / Education : Labor
photos/video-Boston Veterans for Peace Anti-War Memorial Day 5/30/2016
VFP mem day boston screen 5-30-16 (5).jpgBoston Waterfront Park-May 30: About 40 people observed an anti-war Memorial Day with the Boston
Veterans For Peace.
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01 Jun 2016 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Interfaith Clergy Block Pipeline with Prayer Service, 16 Arrested
pipeline_blockade.jpgMay 25, 2016, West Roxbury, Boston, MA -- Out of concern over global climate change and public safety, 16 local religious leaders were arrested for blocking the construction of the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline with an interfaith worship service. The peaceful civil disobedience occurred on the morning of Wednesday May 25th in West Roxbury.
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26 May 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Human Rights : Race
Campaign Launches to End Contracts With HP in Massachusetts
HP logo square.jpgCambridge, MA (May 18, 2016) - Last night 75 community members gathered to launch a human rights campaign calling for local and state governments to end contracts with Hewlett-Packard (HP). Speakers introduced a newly-released report entitled Apartheid Technology, and detailed the company’s role in maintaining the Israeli occupation of Palestine, U.S. deportation of immigrants, mass incarceration, and global militarization.
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19 May 2016 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing : Palestine
An Anarchist Take on the Trump Campaign
As of this writing, there is no obvious path to the White House for Donald Trump. As Harry Enten recently pointed out, Trump's strong unfavorability rating (not his unfavorability rating, his strong unfavorability rating) stands at 53%, a full 16 points ahead of Hillary Clinton's heroic-in-its-own-right 37%. While some combination of electoral fraud and liberal third party candidate could conceivably send Trump to the Oval Office, if the election were to be held today he would lose. Trump has proven to the world that with enough hard work and dedication there is such a thing as bad publicity. What a lot of people don't seem to realize though, is that the election isn't the whole fight, it's only the first round.
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10 May 2016 | Filed under: Commentary / Politics : Race
Photos-Video: May Day 2016 Boston March/Rally
1 may day 2016 edit (1).jpgMay 1, 2016-Boston:
About 200 workers/immigrants marched through
Chelsea, Everett, and East Boston for May 1,
International Workers Day.
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02 May 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
Photos-Video: Boston rally/march for $15 an hour wages
15 dollar rally -march 4-14-16 from video (8).jpgBoston-April 14:
Thousands turned out today for a rally/march for $15 an hour wages for exploited low wage workers.Part of global actions today.
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16 Apr 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
photos/ video-Verizon Wireless workers on strike today 4/ 13/ 2016
verizon wireless strike 4-13-16-edit (2).jpgBoston-April 13, 2016:
Verizon Wireless workers were on the picket line today in Boston, striking for decent wages and benefits.
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14 Apr 2016 | Filed under: News / Labor
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