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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
Some of the Mayday 'Day Without Immigrants' events
25 Apr 2006
Modified: 03:25:10 AM
This is a listing of some of the 'A Day Without Immigrants/ El Gran Paro Americano' events taking place across Massachusetts, from the MIRA Coalition website. This is a partial listing, and has been augmented with some events not listed on the MIRA site.
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LOCAL News :: Organizing
Radical Youth Alliance Protest at Military Recruiters (photos)
25 Apr 2006
DSC02637.jpgRadical Youth Alliance Protest at Military Recruiters (photos)
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LOCAL News :: Labor : Organizing : Politics : Race
First Resolution of SDS Northeast Regional Conference
24 Apr 2006
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LOCAL Announcement :: Human Rights
The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein
24 Apr 2006
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Commentary :: Education : Labor
Idle black men, tragically, aren't just a stereotype
24 Apr 2006
The black men I know best are all hard-working, accomplished professionals. They include my brother, a physician, and my buddies — lawyers, college professors, political consultants, journalists.
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News :: Human Rights : Politics
Live from Iraq-PFC Chris Gorman: This is an Ungodly War Based on Lies and Sin
24 Apr 2006
Interview with Christopher Gorman, Religious Conscientious Objector stationed at FOB Kalsu with Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
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Announcement :: Labor
Pension cuts and inequality wiping out retirement for American workers
24 Apr 2006
For a growing number of US workers, dreams of a decent retirement are quickly evaporating as companies shift retirement costs onto workers, in the form of deductions from already declining wages, in order to maintain profits in a competitive global economy.
In the wake of the post-World War II business boom, US workers were granted certain limited concessions in a three-legged system of retirement security that included individual savings, government programs and private employer pensions. Between the 1940s and the 1980s, private pensions with a guaranteed payout (also known as defined-benefit pensions), became a standard component of compensation for a large section of the American workforce.
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News :: Human Rights
24 Apr 2006
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LOCAL Announcement :: Environment
Public hearing on state endangered species de-listing
24 Apr 2006
The state wants to de-list some endangered species. Your input is needed. Save the critters!
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
May 1 - Worcester Immigrant Rally - COME
23 Apr 2006
Worcester immigrants and supporters are organizing a local demonstration as part of the growing immigrant rights movement across the United States. A May 1st protest is being planned by a coalition of local community groups, churches, immigration law attorneys and non-profit organizations.
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