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CIVIL LIBERTIES: Hundreds Rally in Defense of Civil Liberties for All
On June 22, hundreds gathered on the Boston Common for a rally to defend the civil liberties of all, both citizens and immigrants, against the repressive measures of the Bush administration. At any one point, there were 300 people gathered, but there was also a heavy turn over, indicating that many more than that came through in support over the course of the day.
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23 Jun 2002 | Filed under: News /
GENETIC ENGINEERING: 50 GE-Free Food Activists Visit Shaw's Headquarters
blow-up GM cornVolunteers with the Safe Foods Campaign, VT People's Voluntary Labeling Bridgade, Organic Consumers Association, Newton Sustainable Food Committee and Greenpeace converged at Shaw's US headquarters Tuesday to demand an end to Shaw's use of untested GE ingredients.
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20 Jun 2002 | Filed under: News /
REPRESSION OF CIVIL LIBERTIES: Palestinian Activist Has Pre-Trial Hearing--Sort Of
Palestinian activist Jaoudat Abouazza, currently being detained by the INS on bogus "suspicion of terrorism" charges, was found in default for failure to appear at his pre-trial hearing, after the efforts of his court-appointed attorney to secure his transfer to the courtroom were rejected by the court.
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13 Jun 2002 | Filed under: News /
PEACE ACTIVISM: Boston Launch of the 'Pledge of Resistance'
girl with signBoston took part in the nationwide antiwar organizing event, the `Pledge of Resistance' in Copley Square, June 4. About 100 gathered to demonstrate and listen to speakers describe the damage being done to their countries and ours by US policies and tax dollars.
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12 Jun 2002 | Filed under: News /
WORLD BANK: Riot Cops Menace Protesters as World Bank President Speaks at MIT
Friendly Neighborhood CopsAs the president of the World Bank spoke at MITís graduation, activists engaging in a legal march against the World Bankís poverty promoting policies were confronted by a battalion of riot cops. They prevented the activists from exercising their right to free speech anywhere close to the graduation ceremonies.
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08 Jun 2002 | Filed under: News /
ELECTIONS: Will Stein See a Dime?
Gubernatorial candidate Dr. Jill Stein has leaped the first two hurdles in her run for election: she succeeded in getting on the ballot and garnered enough contributions to qualify for Clean Elections funds. But will the Legislature let Greens get state campaign dollars? Not if House Speaker Finneran has anything to say about it.
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31 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
IRAQ: Vigil for Iraq; Former Weapons Inspector Argues War is Unnecessary
From 5:30 to 6:30 on 5/21/02 in Copley Square, about fifty people held a vigil opposing the sanctions on and the possibility of a wider war with Iraq. After the vigil, Scott Ritter, former chief weapons inspector in Iraq for the UN, argued that war with Iraq was unnecessary as there is no evidence that Iraq has weapons of mass destruction any more.
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28 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
FESTIVAL DEL PUEBLO VIDEO: Cops, Anarchist exchange views.
The following was part of the Festival Del Pueblo in Boston.. This video describes the events after the cracking of the Express window on Newbury St., as the black bloc tried to get back on the sidewalk, in the concluding "Convergence of Struggles" march on May 5th...
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21 May 2002 | Filed under: News /
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