CAMBRIDGE, MA - The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts condemns
the arrests today of peaceful protesters by Cambridge police officers during
an event on the Cambridge Common to mark the founding of the United States
Army. The organization also criticized the police for forcing people to
move into a "pen" if they were expressing views critical of U.S. policies.
Across the United States and around the world, thousands of people took to the streets on June 13 to demand the extradition of Luis Posada Carriles to Venezuela. Posada Carriles is a known terrorist who has admitted to the New York Times and to several Miami news agencies his terrorist crimes against Cuba and other nations.
Having failed to kill off Social Security with private accounts, conservatives in Congress are now trying to render it useless by raising the retirement age further—this time to 69. That may be okay for a Wall Street lawyer who runs half-marathons and spends two hours in the gym, but for the average American worker bee, employers have by that point pretty much ruined her or his health and body. Some “reform.”
On Saturday, June 25, Boston area Anarchists and Anti-Authoritarians will meet to discuss and create a Boston Anarchist/Anti-Authoritarian Network/Spokes/clearinghouse on Mount Auburn st in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Ma.
Yesterday's Boston Globe editorial "Workforce Work" exercises the same peculiar kind of logic that has hamstrung progressives' ability to advance a successful course of action on the ongoing Massachusetts jobs crisis.