Posts Tagged: boston

Massachusetts working class to bear the brunt of Gov. Patrick’s budget cuts

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PSLweb/Liberation takes a look at the anti- worker offensive taking place across the country in the form of budget cuts. In the midst of what is ...

Boston teachers face layoffs

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In March 2008, the media reported that Boston Public School officials had to try to fix a $33.2 million gap in the 2008-2009 school year budget. Super...

Racist ICE raids sweep Massachusetts immigrant communities

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More than 100 people withstood a torrential rainstorm on Aug. 8 to stand in solidarity against the mass anti-immigrant raids that swept Massachusetts ...

Nationwide rallies demand freedom for the Jena 6

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On Nov. 7, many hundreds of people around the country rallied to demand freedom for the Jena 6. The actions were organized in response to a national c...

Boston neighborhood fights ‘bioterror’ lab

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Working-class people in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood continue to fight against the building of a biolab in the heart of their community. The fa...

Oct. 27 protests throughout the United States

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Oct. 27 Protests Throughout the United States See below for Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle and TV coverage The October 27 demonstrations re...

4,000 march to stop the war in Kennebunkport, Maine

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On August 25, George W. Bush had planned to be vacationing in Kennebunkport, Maine, but a mass anti-war march of 4,000 through the small town kept him...

Boston Muslim leader faces criminal immigration charges

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Respected Imam Muhammad Masood is facing 10 years in prison and $250,000 in fines after being formally charged on July 24 with federal immigration fra...

Boston neighborhood faces off against Northeastern University

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Boston residents continue to struggle over the development of community land with their wealthy neighbor Northeastern University. For years, the priva...

Anti-immigrant raids in Massachusetts

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On Mar. 6, at least 300 undocumented workers were arrested in a leather manufacturing plant owned by Michael Bianco, Inc., in New Bedford, Mass., 50 m...