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Open Statement: Whole Foods Must Sign a Community Benefits Agreement with Jamaica Plain
The Whose Foods? Coalition is deeply disappointed in Whole Foods’ dismissal of the Good Neighbor Agreement put forward by the JP Neighborhood Council last Wednesday. We were hopeful that a Good Neighbor Agreement would enable Whole Foods to benefit all of JP, the residents who want to shop there and the residents who cannot, those who would benefit from having their property values rise and those who would be pushed out by rent increases.
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13 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Gentrification : Labor
Over 23 Houses Participate in the First Boston Collective House Assembly
A large group of people came together at Encuentro 5 to discuss collective living and sharing communication and resources across a wide network. This was a first attempt at connecting the city wide community.
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13 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing
Thousands Headed to NYC for Wall Street Occupation
Saturday September 17th is the arrival date for thousands of people tired of the corporate stranglehold on economic policies. Wall Street, New York City is the place to show up with a tent.
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11 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing
Labor Day March in Cambridge
SANY0065.JPGOn Monday September 5th, 2011, local union members and their supporters celebrated the power of united workers on Labor Day with a march down Cambridge's busiest street. At 10am, demonstrators gathered outside Cambridge City Hall and by 11am were marching north on Massachusetts Ave 1,000 strong.
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05 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
City Life/Vida Urbana Protests Fannie Mae
100_0613.JPGCity Life/Vida Urbana, a Boston-based housing rights organization, today held a protest in front of the downtown offices of Fannie Mae. About 60 protesters marched, chanted and held signs for over an hour. Several protesters entered the lobby in an attempt to confront Fannie Mae executives, but were turned away by security guards.
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02 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing : Social Welfare
Nazis all talk; Boston Antifa all action!
boston antifa2.jpgWhite Nationalist(fascist) group Northeast White Pride threatened to assault a meeting at Boston community space E5 on Tuesday Aug 30th. Antifascists showed up, Nazis did not.
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31 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Race
Appeals Court unanimously affirms right to videotape police
Simon Glik broke no law when he used his cell phone to record police officers' use of force against another man on Boston Common.
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01 Sep 2011 | Filed under: News / Media
BU Attempting to Bypass Biolab Safety Review
At BU’s invitation, plaintiffs in the lawsuits against the BU Bio-Terror
Lab and their counsel met yesterday with representatives of BU and their
attorneys to hear details of BU's proposed waiver request. In their Aug.
12 press release, BU stated that, if granted, the waiver would enable them
to operate the level 1 and 2 labs and to begin the permitting process for
the Level 3 lab. Though BU claims the Risk Assessment will be “reviewed
and considered” for the level 3 labs, what we learned yesterday is that BU
intends to circumvent the requirement that the state review the Risk
Assessment of the level 3 labs.
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26 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Environment : Race : War and Militarism
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