Posts Tagged: boston

Community fights back against Boston school budget cuts

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On Wednesday, March 24, hundreds of students, union members, teachers, bus drivers, school custodians, parents and community members overtook the stre...

Right-wing Colombian president’s visit to Boston draws protest

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Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, a close ally of U.S. imperialism against the surging tide of popular resistance in Latin America, visited Boston Sep...

PSL holds community forum and speak-out against police brutality

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More than 20 activists, community members, youth and others gathered in Boston's Dudley Library on Monday, Aug. 24 for a forum against police brutalit...

Governor halts Boston meetings on planned transit fare increases

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On Aug. 10, over 150 people attended the MBTA’s first and only public meeting on the agency’s proposal to raise fares and cut service. Aft...

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 ...