US Indymedia Global Indymedia Publish About us
Printed from Boston IMC :
IVAW Winter Soldier

Winter Soldier
Brad Presente

Other Local News

Spare Change News
Open Media Boston
Somerville Voices
Cradle of Liberty
The Sword and Shield

Local Radio Shows

WMBR 88.1 FM
What's Left
WEDS at 8:00 pm
Local Edition
FRI (alt) at 5:30 pm

WMFO 91.5 FM
Socialist Alternative
SUN 11:00 am

WZBC 90.3 FM
Sounds of Dissent
SAT at 11:00 am
Truth and Justice Radio
SUN at 6:00 am

Create account Log in
Newswire Articles
LOCAL Commentary :: Politics
Coke former General Counsel favors soda in public school
27 Apr 2005
Modified: 06:31:40 AM
If Gubernatorial candidate and Coca-Cola consultant Deval Patrick -- to be paid $2.1 million this year -- does not understand why a solid majority of parents want soda out of the schoolhouse, he should at least appreciate why voters might want to keep the soda executive out of the statehouse.
Read the full article... (4 comments)
LOCAL Announcement :: Labor
This Friday: March for Justice for Janitors at Harvard!
27 Apr 2005
Read the full article...
LOCAL News :: Education
T.V. Turnoff Week Kicks Off
26 Apr 2005
Last night was the Boston kickoff event for National TV Turnoff Week to get people to unplug and experience life instead of just watching it on television.
Read the full article... (1 comment)
Announcement :: Environment : Globalization : Organizing
BioDemocracy Update # 1 from Philadelphia
26 Apr 2005
From June 19 to 22, 2005, the Earth’s largest consortium of
biotechnology corporations -- the Biotechnology Industry Organization
(BIO) -- is holding its annual international convention in downtown
Philadelphia. Join us to say NO to their agenda of genetically
engineered (GE) agriculture, medicine for profit and bioweapons

Activists in Philadelphia and throughout the East Coast are hard at
work mobilizing a diverse smorgasbord of activities to challenge the
biotech industry with our own vision of peaceful, sustainable and
GE-free grassroots democracy. In this update, we’ll give you a taste of
the mouth-watering menu of events that you can expect to enjoy if you
join us in Philadelphia this June ...
Read the full article...
News :: International
Each Step a Prayer For A Nuclear Free Future.
26 Apr 2005
Fort Lee, NJ - On Saturday, April 30, 2005, an international group of people will arrive in Fort Lee NJ. They will be met by the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, and Hiroshima bomb survivors.
Read the full article...
LOCAL Announcement :: Politics
Providence Mayhem - Celebrating May Day
26 Apr 2005
**Providence, Rhode Island**

Mayhem…Celebrating May Day So Many Ways...
Actions, music, films, panels, readings, races and romps!
(all events are FREE *except AFSC benefit)
Read the full article... (1 comment)
Announcement :: Human Rights
Peace in Colombia: National Vigil & Call-In Day
26 Apr 2005
Modified: 01:48:44 PM
The San José de Apartadó massacre:
In February, eight members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were brutally killed (5 adults and 3 children); witnesses say that Colombian army troops are responsible. The Peace Community was formed when 17 towns and villages joined together in 1997 to insist that all armed groups stay out of their area. Since then, over 100 members have been killed or disappeared.
Read the full article...
Announcement :: Social Welfare
Really Really Freemarket! Special Mayday Spectacular
26 Apr 2005
New York City's THIRD EVER
Really Really Free Market!
~~Special MAYDAY Spectacular!~~
Saturday, April 30th
Read the full article...
LOCAL Announcement :: Education
The Venezuelan Revolution - Book launch and discussion Providence April 28th
26 Apr 2005
Read the full article...
LOCAL News :: Organizing
SHARC anti-jail Boston event *** POSTPONED ***
25 Apr 2005
Modified: 08:22:03 PM
The SHaRC (Statewide Harm Reduction Coalition) press conference in Boston, against construction of the new womens jail in Chicopee ... has been POSTPONED, probably till next week. It will NOT take place this Thursday.
Read the full article...