For ten years the residents of the Palestinian village of Bil’in have held weekly non-violent protests against the confiscation of their land and destruction of their olive trees.
For ten years they have faced brutal repression at the hands of the Israeli military and settlers.
IYAD BURNAT is the coordinator of the Popular Committee that has organized these protests. You may have seen him in his brother’s Oscar-nominated film, ‘Five Broken Cameras.’
Voices of Homeless will be hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday, March 4, 6 - 8 p.m. at the Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery & More, 541 Mass Ave., in Central Square, Cambridge.
This event is to raise funds for a documentary about James Shearer and The Homeless Community. Admission is free and all are welcome. Donations are certainly encouraged.
Hosted By: Ailton C.
Music By: Nu Mero
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/689563647820693
United Story Project is organizing a series of events this winter around the country, to share documentary art based on people's personal experience with systemic racism and police misconduct. Events are currently being organized in St. Louis, Seattle, New Jersey, and Boston. All the events will contain original material generated by the local community, as well as material from the other locations where events are being held.
Las Vegas is one of the top tourist spots in the world – and offers visitors a chance to visit “papier-mâché” versions of Venice, Paris, Rome, and Egypt without leaving the USA. It is also the quintessential edifice to wealth disparity.
2014 Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial Rally and March
Saturday, August 23
Boston Common Visitor Center
Rally 2:00 p.m. followed by a March to the North End for more speakers and music
Mark your calendar for the 2014 Sacco and Vanzetti march and rally on Saturday, August 23rd.
You are invited to join us to honor the legacy of these two men murdered by Massachusetts in 1927, an act that shook the world.
The drive from Boston to NYC is endless and difficult – and I’m just the passenger! It may take fewer hours than other trips I’ve been known to take, but it’s more daunting what with the bridges and construction detours. Our only real gridlock is in Brooklyn. For amusement, I stare at the license of the car in front of us: KICK AXE.
How can we save our unions? Find out at a book talk and discussion of progressive labor initiatives in Massachusetts and other states.
Date: Thursday, June 12th
Time: 7 p.m.
Porter Square Books
Porter Square Mall
25 White St., Cambridge, MA 02140
(and join the after-party, 8:30 to 10 p.m. at Christopher’s Bar, 1920 Mass Ave, just across the street)
"This book shows what it takes to defend democracy, workers rights,and social justice unionism."
DOLORES HUERTA, co-founder, United Farm Workers
In his song “A Brief History of the Orange Line” David Rovics tells the story of how activists prevented state and federal transportation officials from building an eight lane highway through Boston’s Roxbury and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods. It was 1972 when then Governor Francis Sargent finally cancelled plans for the construction.