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Video-Photos: Quaker Annual (Good) Friday Peace Vigil
quaker peace vigil-3-25-16 boston better edit.jpgAnnual Quaker Good Friday silent peace vigil on Boston Common.
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26 Mar 2016 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
An Anarchist Review of Three Felonies a Day
Harvey Silverglate's 2009 book Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent is a good book that missed its chance to be a great one. Like too many liberal authors Silverglate focuses too narrowly on a specific issue, in the process ignoring major systemic problems. However, Three Felonies is still an illuminating case study of how laws are written, interpreted, and enforced in such a way as to make everyone a potential target, no matter how much they wish to avoid violations.
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22 Mar 2016 | Filed under: Review / Police and Prisons
Boston Students Walk Out of School to Protest Budget
12814494_964043700310076_1057397213461799667_n.jpgAbout 2,000 Boston high school students walked out of class today at 11:30 AM to protest the inadequate school budget, which threatens to cut language classes and transportation. The walkout was sponsored by the Boston Education Justice Alliance. Students marched downtown to Downtown Crossing and the State House.
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07 Mar 2016 | Filed under: News / Education
Farmworkers, Consumers Declare National Boycott of Wendy’s
New York, NY: On Thursday, March 3, hundreds of farmworkers, religious leaders, students, and consumers will gather near Columbus Circle to launch a national boycott of Wendy’s, the world’s third largest hamburger chain. Following the boycott announcement, the protesters will march from Columbus Circle to the Park Avenue offices of Wendy’s Board Chair Nelson Peltz, Founding Partner and CEO of the activist hedge fund Trian Partners and a major shareholder in Wendy’s.
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03 Mar 2016 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Labor
(A-Radio) Feminism and conflict resolution: the Anarchist Federation Britain and its Safer Spaces policy
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of talking to a comrade of the Anarchist Federation in Britain about their Safer Spaces policy. In this interview she tells us about the origins of this concept, the misconceptions and popular defensive strategies and also about the actual practice and constant development of this policy that deals with conflict resolution in political structures and survivor-lead processes in case of physical abuse.
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02 Mar 2016 | Filed under: Interview / Gender : International : Organizing
Albert Woodfox Released After Over 43 Years in Solitary
Albert-Woodfox_3334659b.jpgTake a deep breath everyone,

Just moments ago, Albert Woodfox, the last remaining member of the Angola 3 still behind bars, was released from prison 43 years and 10 months after he was first put in a 6x9 foot solitary cell for a crime he did not commit. After decades of costly litigation, Louisiana State officials have at last acted in the interest of justice and reached an agreement that brings a long overdue end to this nightmare. Albert has maintained his innocence at every step, and today, on his 69th birthday, he will finally begin a new phase of his life as a free man.
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19 Feb 2016 | Filed under: News / Police and Prisons : Race
Boston Anarchist Black Cross Officially Shuts Down
After over two years of inactivity, Boston Anarchist Black Cross has officially called it quits. Former members came to the conclusion that the group was not revivable, and transferred all remaining funds to the current bottomliners of Prison Action News to help cover postage and printing expenses.
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08 Feb 2016 | Filed under: Announcement / Police and Prisons
Flood the System Report Back: Still Lots of Work To Do
In May of 2015, Rising Tide North America issued a bold and ambitious invitation to organize a flood of actions “washing over, occupying, blockading, shutting down and flooding the institutions that exploit us and threaten our survival” throughout fall of 2015. The invitation recognized a need begin to organize in a way that would allow us to grow and connect social movements at an unprecedented scale and scope in order to respond to the many crises we face and shift power back to our communities. While much of the climate movement was orienting a focus on the COP21 talks in Paris, we argued that governments and corporations would only address the crisis we are facing with negotiations that propose minor changes and sustain capitalism.
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26 Jan 2016 | Filed under: Commentary / Environment : Organizing
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