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Starbucks Workers Union Organizer Speaks in Boston
Anja Witek, an organizer with the Starbucks Workers Union in St. Paul, Minnesota, gave a talk about her union experiences last night at Encuentro 5 in Chinatown. The SWU was formed in New York in 2004 in response to poor working conditions and lousy pay at the Starbucks chain of coffee shops, and has since spread to stores Nebraska, Minnesota, and many other locations across the world. The SWU is affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
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17 Nov 2010 | Filed under: News / Labor
photos/video Boston Veterans For Peace At Veterans Day Parade
The Veterans For Peace contingent were barred again this year from marching in the Boston Veterans Day Parade.
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13 Nov 2010 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
11/16 Barista Fight-Back: The Struggle to Unionize Starbucks (Tues)
Join us as Starbucks organizer/barista,
Anja Witek, discusses the truth about
life behind the counter at Starbucks!

7:00 pm, Tuesday, November 16
Encuentro 5, 33 Harrison Ave., 5th floor, Boston (Chinatown)
Near Chinatown stop-Orange Line and Boylston stop-Green Line
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03 Nov 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Labor
Boston Anarchist Potluck, Tuesday at 7pm
anarchistpotluck.jpgCome to the Lucy Parsons Center at 549 Columbus Ave, Boston, for this month's anarchist potluck. Bring a dish and friends to discuss ideas for movement building and to meet new people.
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28 Oct 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Globalization
Photos-Anti-War Protest At Obama Boston Rally
Obama protest 10-16-10 Boston 011.jpgBoston, MA.-Oct.16, 2010:
Peace activists braved a cold, strong wind to bring their anti-war message to Pres. Obama.
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17 Oct 2010 | Filed under: News / Politics
"Bostonians Confront Pro-Israel Conference at Boston Univerisity"
brass liberation orchestra.jpgOn Sunday, October 10th, students from Boston University’s Students for Justice in Palestine group and their allies assembled to demonstrate against the university’s hosting of “War by Other Means: the Global Campaign to Delegitimize Israel”
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11 Oct 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Photos/Video-9th Anniv. Of Afghan War Protest-Street Theater
New_Drone 10-9-10 Boston 001.jpgBoston, Mass.-Oct. 9, 2010:
Peace activists staged a mock drone attack/die-in to protest the 9th anniversary of the US war on Afghanistan.On Boston Common, sponsored by Peace Action, UJP, and Committee For Peace and Human Rights.
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11 Oct 2010 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Schedule and Logistics for Anti-IMF Demo
Greetings from the IMF Resistance Network!

We've been releasing events and logistics details as individual updates, now here is a complete listing.
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29 Sep 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization
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“In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day” with Tom Pacheco - 13 Oct 11am-1:30pm Boston ("0")
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Presentation by socialist-feminist congresswoman from Brazil - 11 Oct @6-8pm Nonprofit Ctr Boston MA ("0")
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Movie Screening: 'Objector' about imprisoned Israeli Conscientious objector - 10 Oct @6:30-8:30pm Jamaica Plain Boston MA ("0")
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Book talk - Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control - 10 Oct @7-8pm Harvard Book Store Cambridge MA ("0")
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Internationalist Day at Encuentro 5 - 10 Oct @ 6:30-9pm Boston Park Street ("0")
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Boston Palestinian Film Festival October 18 - October 27 Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA ("0")
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Naomi Klein: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ("0")
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Reading King in Boston: Jean-Luc Pierite October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Grove Hall Library Boston ("0")
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