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Developing a Moral Budget for Massachusetts

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

Congress is currently debating a discretionary budget which spends more than 50% of our income tax dollars on endless wars, nuclear weapons upgrades, foreign military bases, and other Pentagon accounts. Financing this will require cutting major programs funding human and environmental needs. The alternatives are …

Boston University, College of General Studies Room 511 871 Comm. Ave Boston, MA  The Trump administration is charting a course for war with Iran. After withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Agreement last year Trump has repeatedly threatened Iran and deployed more troops, warships, and bombers …

Wayfair Workers Speak Out

July 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Speakers: Josh Behrens, Boston DSA: Shut down the concentration camps! Rachel Dougherty, Wayfair: How we organized Alexis Goodfellow, Wayfair: The evolution of our movement Tom Brown, Wayfair: Repercussions and post walkout culture Maddie Howard, Boston DSA and Wayfair: The lessons for opposing Trump Sponsors: Cambridge …

Water and Land: a Human Right, not a Commodity

October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Join GreenRoots in Chelsea on October 25 for a Forum entitled Water and Land: a Human Right, not a Commodity. This will be a bi-lingual event with English and Spanish, with the participation of speakers from 3 organizations: Grassroots International, Clean Water Action, and CISPES. …

How Will the Republican Tax bill and Budget Affect You? A forum on the impact on the Massachusetts budget of Federal budget decisions, ranging from the Trump/Ryan budget to the People’s Budget.   Funding of transportation, housing, healthcare, education, and the military-industrial complex will be among …

Mobilizing Against Anti-BDS Legislation

June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Legislation has been filed in the Massachusetts legislature which aims to penalize supporters of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. This legislation (S.1689 /H.1685), deceptively titled “An Act Prohibiting Discrimination in State Contracts,” is in fact a dangerous attempt to restrict our right …

This community speak-out and strategy forum will provide an opportunity to share and process concerns and develop strategies for resisting oppression and state violence under a Trump administration. Topics for discussion will include: – Immigration status and deportations, – Discriminatory “national security” policies (such as …

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