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BOSTON/Roxbury – Following the shooting death of unarmed African-American teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson County, Missouri protestors took the streets of Boston on Saturday.

BOSTON – A Massachusetts man is suing the Boston Police Department (BPD), alleging that he was falsely arrested and maliciously charged by a Boston police officer in 2012.

BOSTON/Copley Square – Following the Israeli assault on the Palestinian territories that began last month, pro-Palestinian activists picketed on the sidewalk between Copley Sq. and Boston Public Library on Saturday.

 

BOSTON/State House - A large rally in Boston on Tuesday continued protests against the Israeli invasion of the

BOSTON/Dorchester - Two years ago, a duplex house on Norwell Street in the Four Corners neighborhood of Dorchester was foreclosed upon. The owner, who ran a daycare facility there was forced to close down.

Bostonians hit out at the Israeli assaults on the Palestinian Territories that began last week, and has reportedly claimed the lives of dozens of Palestinian civilians so far.

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News

by Dave Goodman | 21 Aug 2014 - 4:00am

This is number 20 in our continuing "Local Edition" series of newscasts sponsored by Open Media Boston and the WMBR Radio News Department.

In this...

by Jonathan Adams | 18 Aug 2014 - 12:21pm

BOSTON/Roxbury – Following the shooting death of unarmed African-American teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson County, Missouri protestors took the streets of Boston on Saturday.

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by Jonathan Adams | 18 Aug 2014 - 12:19pm

BOSTON – A Massachusetts man is suing the Boston Police Department (BPD), alleging that he was falsely arrested and maliciously charged by a Boston police...

by Jonathan Adams | 3 Aug 2014 - 6:40pm

Tufts Educational Daycare Center – Medford
A coalition of parents, their children, Tufts faculty, and community members staged a ‘play-in’ protest on Thursday...

by Jonathan Adams | 3 Aug 2014 - 6:42pm

BOSTON/Copley Square – Following the Israeli assault on the Palestinian territories that began last month, pro-Palestinian activists picketed on the sidewalk between Copley Sq. and...

by Dave Goodman | 29 Jul 2014 - 4:21pm

"Local Edition" is our ongoing series of twice a month audio newscasts sponsored by Open Media Boston and the WMBR Radio News Department.

In this...

Opinion

by Doug Enaa Greene | Friday, 18 July 2014 - 11:26pm

As I write this, the Israeli Defense Forces have begun a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip. I am a  secular Jew, and myself along with millions of other Jews, hear that the state of Israel which...

Radical Boston

by Doug Enaa Greene | 8 Aug 2014 - 12:18am

Communist historian Doug Enaa Greene, author of the upcoming book on Specters of Communism: Blanqui and Marx, spoke on Irish socialist James Connolly as part of the ongoing Red History...

Arts

by Barbara Beckwith | 6 Jun 2014 - 11:36pm

After reading Sue Katz’ Lillian’s Last Affair and Other Stories (Consulting Adult Press, 2014), you’ll...

Editorial

by Jason Pramas | 18 Aug 2014 - 5:37pm

Over dinner last night, Open Media Boston associate editor Jonny Adams and I celebrated the end of an era. As of today, both of us have moved on to other jobs and will run OMB on a volunteer...

Living

by Sergio Reyes | 8 Aug 2014 - 12:08am

2014 Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial Rally and March
Saturday, August 23
Boston Common Visitor Center
Boston, MA
Rally 2:00 p.m. followed by a March to the North End for more...