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Author Nancy Kurshan: Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement
Author and longtime activist Nancy Kurshan’s new book, entitled Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, has just been released by the Freedom Archives. Kurshan’s book documents the work of The Committee to End the Marion Lockdown (CEML), which she co-founded in 1985.
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16 Feb 2013 | Filed under: Interview / Human Rights : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Charges Against Occupy Defendants Dropped
BOSTON, FEBRUARY 11, 2013. On Friday, February 8, 2013, Suffolk County
prosecutors decided to drop all pending criminal charges against all remaining
Occupy Boston activists awaiting trial as a result of the mass police arrests in
October and December 2011. This action amounts to an implicit acknowledgement of
the unconstitutionality of the arrests and criminal charges brought against almost
200 Occupy Boston participants. By declining to pursue charges further, the state
has finally admitted that the demonstrations by Occupy activists were legal and
constitutionally protected activities.
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12 Feb 2013 | Filed under: News / Occupy Boston
Boston IWW's Statement of Solidarity with Survivors of Gender-based Violence
Statement of Solidarity with Survivors of Gender-based Violence and Condemnation of the PLP’s Defense of Rape and Class Reductionism
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05 Feb 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Gender : Human Rights : Labor : Organizing
Freedom for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement?
herman-wallace-albert-woodfox-2002.jpgAfter four decades of solitary confinement in the nation's most populated maximum-security prison -- and one of its most historically brutal -- a member of the internationally known "Angola 3" has reasonable cause to expect that he will soon be released, his attorneys and supporters say. The request to set free Albert Woodfox, 65, is being heard by the same federal judge who in 2008 ordered that Woodfox be released, a ruling that Louisiana prosecutors successfully appealed and blocked.
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05 Feb 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare
Prison Action News 6.1 Out Now!
Boston Anarchist Black Cross is pleased to announce the release of the Winter 2013 issue of Prison Action News.
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04 Feb 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : Social Welfare
Kanye-inspired “Gold Diggers'' remix calls out Bank of America/Fix the Debt scheme to snap up your tax dollars
Flashmob's parody highlights financial giant’s true plans for US taxpayers via “Fix the Debt” front group.
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30 Jan 2013 | Filed under: News / Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
National Lawyers Guild to Hold Fundraiser for OB Trial Expenses
NLG Press Release. Please support NLG in their fundraiser and pack the courtrooms for upcoming 5 Occupy Boston Political Trials.
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27 Jan 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Occupy Boston
Fiscal Cliff deal leaves HUD's housing programs at risk
In a call to action, activists urge all low-income families in the federally subsidized housing programs in the Boston Area and all across the nation to immediately contact their representatives, and to urge the Obama administration and Congress to stop the automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect on March 1, 2013, that could result in the eviction of 250,000 voucher holders in HUD housing programs!
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11 Jan 2013 | Filed under: News / Social Welfare
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