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LABOR: Nursing Home Threatens Union Employees
National Labor Relations Board finds that a top manager of the Wingate at Wilbraham nursing home threatened caregivers with violence for engaging in picketing and other union activities.
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06 Sep 2001 | Filed under: News /
SUBURBAN SPRAWL: The Encroachment of Suburbia on Wilderness
Aaron Schlosser of Merrimac, MA, describes the spread of suburbs in his town:
The growth rate for my town has been 25% since the 1990 census. Year by year, forest by forest falls to the indiscriminate hell of urban sprawl, as so called middle-class, suburban people move away from the city, invading my community, changing its energy and its feel and its everyday routine. The feeling could only be described as shock that eventually turns to anger, then slowly to resentment, and finally hopelessness.
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20 Aug 2001 | Filed under: News /
ANALYSIS: Building a Global Grassroots Infrastructure: A Series of 4 Notes
by George Salzman Sun Aug 5 '01

"I think it would be romantic, and probably fatal to our aspirations if we relied only on massive demonstrations against global capitalism, and failed to build simultaneously a new kind of 'community', that is, a real, conscious, geographically dispersed grassroots infrastructure. It seems to me that in order to succeed, it will be necessary to continue a vast number of efforts..."

[ N1: Development of the IMC Network| N2: The Chiapas Media Project| N3: A Struggle at the Local Level| N4: Strategy for Replacing Capitalism ]
05 Aug 2001 | Filed under: News /
GENOA SOLIDARITY: Boston Protest in Solidarity With Genoa -- 2 Arrests
Posted by Matthew Williams Mon Jul 23 '01

At noon today at least forty protesters gathered for two hours outside the Italian consulate in Boston decrying the murder of at least one protester and the general brutality of the Italian police in dealing with protesters. Towards the end of the protest, red paint was thrown at the consulate door, and 2 people were later arrested.

[ Full Story| Discussion| Solidarity & Court info| Italia IMC ]
23 Jul 2001 | Filed under: News /
GENOA UPDATE: IMC Italy Headquarters Stormed; One Member Beaten Into Coma
Italian Carabinieri stormed a school which was housing independent media journalists, arbitrarily beating and arresting people. Many folks were jumping out windows to get away from the invasion.
[ Read More | Visit IMC Italy for Complete Info | IMC UK Journalist in Coma ]
22 Jul 2001 | Filed under: News /
POOR LOSING IN ECONOMIC BOOM TIMES: Money Versus Wealth
According to the official wisdom, even though richer, we can no longer afford what we once took for granted. How is this possible? What's gone wrong?
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20 Jul 2001 | Filed under: News /
BOSTON: STAPLES CAMPAIGN: Boston Globe Ombudsman Attacks Forest Ethics; Activists Respond
On Monday, June 11, Boston Globe ombudsman Jack Thomas published a column attacking Forest Ethics, an environmental group. The controversy originated in Forest Ethics' unsuccessful attempt to place an ad in the Globe critical of Staples, a major Globe advertiser. Staples is based in Framingham, and activists in greater Boston are involved in the campaign against Staples.

[ Full Story | StopStaples.net]
21 Jun 2001 | Filed under: News /
MASSACHUSSETTS: ENVIRONMENT: Bushs New Energy Plan Denounced by Massachusetts Citizens Groups
President Bush's controversial new energy plan was the target of a rally outside the Department of Energy building yesterday. People in Massachussetts and all over the country have begun to speak out against the unwillingness of the bush Bush administration to develop alternative energy sources.
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20 Jun 2001 | Filed under: News /
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