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The End of Policing

August 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Locally, In Boston, the vast majority of the highest paid public employees are part of law enforcement, with 530 officers having higher salaries than Mayor Walsh. At the state level, the comprehensive Reform- Shift- Build Act is being pushed through the state legislature to take …

This summer’s nationwide struggle against racist police violence takes place at a time when the racist, reactionary forces led by Donald Trump fear repudiation and expansion of democracy on behalf of a multinational movement. What is at stake in the struggle to defund the police, …

IRAQ: Occupation, Governance, Protests

July 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

The 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq by U.S. and British forces was a momentous event for Iraq, the region, and the world.  Since then, Iraq has experienced political instability, corruption, deteriorating public services, economic decline, Da’esh (Islamic State/ISIS) terrorism, and several protest waves (e.g., …

Antiracism and Peace Webinar Series

July 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

Events of the past few months have exposed deep racist inequities with life and death consequences. COVID-19’s disproportionate death tolls in communities of color and the continued blatant police and extrajudicial killings of black people reached a tipping point with the murder of George Floyd …

Iraq: Occupation, Governance, Protests

July 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

The 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq by U.S. and British forces was a momentous event for Iraq, the region, and the world.  Iraq has experienced political instability, corruption, deteriorating public services, economic decline, ISIS terrorism, and several protest waves. A new government was formed …

Craig Altemose will speak to two lessons we must learn from the COVID-19 about climate change. The first is that we ignore expert guidance – whether public health professionals or climate scientists — at our peril. To do so, climate catastrophe awaits us as surely …

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