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Thank you for attending “The Next Two Years and Beyond”.   Watch the talks on video! Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9am-5pm •  Simmons University, 300 the Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 Confirmed speakers: John Nichols is national affairs correspondent of The Nation.  His most recent book is Horsemen of the …

Wednesday, May 31 March to stop President Trump’s Death Budget. This time it’s a matter of life and death. The country has never seen anything like it. The president’s proposed draconian budget cuts and tax breaks will impact every program that helps each of our …

Join us on May 6th for Progress as Resistance, a statewide organizing conference to move forward a progressive agenda in Massachusetts! Come together with members of the Raise Up Massachusetts coalition and activists from across the Commonwealth as we use resistance to make progress on …

On April 4th, 1968, civil rights and social justice leader Martin Luther King was assassinated while in Memphis to support black sanitation workers who were on strike. On April 4th, the anniversary of his death, we will march on the Boston Common in his memory. …

A Failure of Progressive Vision

December 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Originally published in Dorchester People for Peace Update, December 4, 2015 Jeff Klein What do religiously-inspired mass shooters in Colorado, California or Paris have in common with one part of the white working class supporting openly racist billionaire candidates representing Wall Street and another part …

Commuters waiting for shuttle buses at Wollaston T station on Feb. 11 Over the years, Congress has cut funds for MBTA operations and upkeep—and it shows. Next week, Congress is poised to cut even more. The People’s Budget would increase funds to fix the MBTA and …

Convergence: Developing a Policy Agenda

December 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Report from Autumn Convergence workshop on developing a comprehensive Policy Agenda 5 participants (including 3 from DPP) plus paul shannon. Spent much of the time describing what a policy  agenda (versus an analysis of corporate capitalism) is, using the Budget for all agenda as an …