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Surveillance, Displacement, and the Other Olympic ‘Legacies’ That Boston 2024 Won’t Tell You About Boston 2024 likes to talk about the “legacy” component of hosting the Games. However, one of the greatest legacies of hosting the Olympics has been the enlargement of the national security …

“The Lockdown” April 2013 and Beyond

November 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

“The Lockdown” April 2013 and Beyond A Panel and Discussion Series Organized by  the National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter Panelists: Michael Avery, a Law Professor at Suffolk University and former President of the National Lawyers Guild.   Susan Church, a criminal defence attorney and partner at …

Recently the activist-lawyer Michelle Alexander encouraged us all “to connect the dots” of militarism, mass incarceration, and mass surveillance. In this spirit, the Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age conference–10/25-27/13 at Lesley University–will be bring together activists and techies to make the connections. From America’s …

Daniel Ellsberg: Morison Prize Lecture

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Since the end of the Vietnam War, Daniel Ellsberg has been a lecturer, writer and activist on the dangers of the nuclear era, wrongful U.S. interventions and the urgent need for patriotic whistleblowing.