Posts Tagged: boston

PSL Boston mobilizes against cutbacks, segregation

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On July 9, the PSL Boston branch held a public meeting tackling two major attacks against working-class communities in our city: the proposed fare hik...

MBTA raises rates, cuts services on the backs of workers

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On June 4, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced initial steps to increase fares and drastically reduce service system-wide. Months...

Boston school resegregation vote delayed

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Local parents, teachers, students and community organizers won a victory for the students of Boston June 3 when the superintendent of the district, Dr...

Boston School Committee moves to further segregate schools

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The Boston School Committee is attempting to rezone the city’s school district. The changes would further segregate a school system that already...

Hate laws face legal challenge

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On March 3, attorneys for eight same-sex couples filed a lawsuit in a Boston federal court asking the court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act in...

Mass demonstrations against U.S.-back Israeli siege of Gaza continue

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Action Alert: A National March on Washington in support of the people of Gaza has been called for Saturday, Jan. 10. Sponsoring organizations include ...

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...