A report back from the Dick Cheney "welcoming" Committee has he came to Hopkinton, MA. for a fund-raising dinner, Monday 6/23.
Originally submitted to Free Speech Radio News, and broadcast on WMBR on tuesday eve.
About sixty people rallied in front of the State House against the budget cuts supported by the Governor and most legislators. These cuts would result in a loss of services to a wide number of vulnerable groups. The protesters called for loopholes in the budget that benefit the wealthy to be closed and for taxes to be raised as much as necessary to continue funding vital programs.
It has been almost two months since the projectionists at the Somerville Theater demanded union recognition and a fair contract. Projectionists at the Somerville Theater are paid minimum wage ($6.75/hour) with little hope of raises, are not offered health or dental insurance, nor any benefits, and are forced to work in an unsafe and unhealthy environment.
"The reality is that the process of Apartheid they sat up and that consists in asphyxiating the whole population , is far more sophisticated and far more atrocious than what has been described to us until now"