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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
The Keystone Stasi Police
Police have been using the Boston Regional Intelligence Center in a half-assed attempt to collect data on political activists and profile "potential criminals."
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22 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Organizing : Technology
PRISON ART EXHIBIT OPENS IN SOMERVILLE
An exhibit featuring works by incarcerated artists opens this weekend and
runs through September. The show, put together by local anti-prison groups
Black and Pink and Boston Anarchist Black Cross, will be on display at
Somerville's Papercut Zine Library, located at 226 Pearl St. The space is
open Saturdays and Sundays 2-7PM and by appointment. There will be a
closing party Thursday September 15th at 7PM.
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11 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / GLBT/Queer : Human Rights
Boston: Emergency Protest in Solidarity with Chilean Students
Hundreds of Chilean high school and university students have been arrested during protests against neoliberal reforms and cuts to public education throughout the country. President Sebastián Piñera has responded by declaring the protests illegal and violently repressing the students and their supporters. Piñera is the first right-wing President of Chile since the fascist dictatorship of Pinochet from 1973-1990, and the repression faced by students looks more and more like the crack-downs of 35 years ago than a real democracy.
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08 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Education
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