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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
Photo/Video Essay-Verizon Union Rally 8/4
protests-fox and verizon 8-4-11 032.jpgThousands of Union members held a rally thursday 8/4 at Verizon Boston offices. Verizon wotkers are now on strike as of 8/7.
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08 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Labor
Filling Prison Beds for Profit
prisons
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07 Aug 2011 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
New Prison Action News Out
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04 Aug 2011 | Filed under: Announcement / Media : Social Welfare
Video/Photos--Boston Protests Cuts To Social Programs In US Deficit Budget
move on boston deficit protest aug 2 2011 001.jpgA small but intense group of progressive activists protested Congress' and Obama's deficit social programs cuts; in front of the JFK Federal Building where Republican Senator Scott Brown's office is located in Boston, Mass.
Video:
http://youtu.be/Hfn04JTiGWs
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04 Aug 2011 | Filed under: News / Social Welfare
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