Activists planning an annual march from the Internal Revenue Service offices in Andover to Raytheon's Andover facility on Saturday will call on Raytheon to stop supplying the U.S. military with weapons for use in the occupation of Iraq. The march, organized by the Massachusetts Anti-Corporate Clearinghouse and the Bread and Roses Affinity Group, will begin at the IRS at noon. On April 15, the two organizations plan to petition the Massachusetts Attorney General and the U.S. Attorney to investigate and prossecute Raytheon for aiding and abetting U.S. war crimes in Iraq.
A major daily newspaper has published an article summarizing the realities about a devastating cyanide-mining project: Rosia Montana, the biggest European gold mine. The poll shows massive rejection of the project.