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Shaw's Workers on Strike
On March 7, 2010, by a vote of 228 to 8, the workers of the Shaw’s
Supermarkets' Methuen Distribution Center, represented by UFCW Local 791, voted overwhelmingly to reject a final contract offer by Shaw’s Supermarkets and voted to strike following the expiration of the current contract at midnight on March 6, 2010.
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09 Mar 2010 | Filed under: News / Labor : Organizing
UMB Committee to Have Fun Gives Another Reminder
1.jpgThe UMass Boston Committee to Have Fun struck again this morning when a massive banner was dropped from the shiny new Campus Center building reading “STUDENT-WORKER SOLIDARITY – MARCH 4TH – TAKE BACK UMASS”.
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04 Mar 2010 | Filed under: News / Education : Human Rights : International : Labor : Media : Organizing
SDAC Announces Anticapitalathon (TM) Games
flamerabbit.jpgFrom April 23rd through 25th, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) will hold their annual spring meetings in Washington, DC. The IMF/WB are responsible for saddling struggling economies with unmanageable debt, driving billions into deeper poverty through the imposition of (badly misnamed) “poverty reduction” programs, and threatening countries who refuse to follow their austerity programs with economic blacklisting and isolation.
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02 Mar 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Globalization : Human Rights : Organizing
Banner dropped at Umass Boston
img_0686.jpgOn the first school morning of March, activists representing the UMass Boston Committee to Have Fun dropped a banner from the Wheatley building reading “No Paycuts or Tuition Hikes. March 4th!” as a sign of things to come this week as schools across the country prepare for the March 4th day of action to defend public education.
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02 Mar 2010 | Filed under: News / Education : Media : Organizing
BAAM # 31 Released
We're proud to announce the release of the 31st issue of the Boston Anti-Authoritarian Newsletter. Download the PDF for free:
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27 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / Media
Photos/ Video-Boston Protests 1000th US Death In Afghanistan War
New_Afghanistan War 1000 US Death -Boston 2-22-10 003.jpgAbout 75 anti-war protesters gathered outside Park Street T station in Boston on Feb. 22 to protest the 1000th US death in the Afghanistan war.
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23 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Activist Coalition Tells Israel Ballet: Don't Tiptoe Around Apartheid!
TROUPE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR REPLIES: “NOTHING” WAS THERE IN 1948
by BDS Activists, Boston, MA
Contact: bdsbostonma (at) gmail.com

Worcester, MA, February 20, 2010 – The Israel Ballet’s recent performance of Don Quixote was protested by a coalition of activists who sought to highlight the troupe’s role in the Israeli government’s attempt to whitewash its record of war crimes, violations of international law, and other atrocities through promotion of its country’s artistic and cultural workers.
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22 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International
AmRen Conference Back On
In a surprise announcement, the white supremacist group American Renaissance (AmRen) yesterday said that their ninth biennial conference, which had previously been canceled, is back on. On the AmRen web site Jared Taylor, AmRen's founder, announced that the conference is now being held at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC this weekend, February 19 - 21.

Breaking - The conference has been canceled. Click 'Read the full article' for details.
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17 Feb 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Organizing : Race
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