Upwards of 1,500 Massachusetts taxpayers took to the streets of Boston’s Financial District Tuesday, Tax Day, to demand major corporations and the wealthiest 1% pay their fair share to fund our communities. The massive demonstration came as … [Read more...]
Why 150 People Wore Swimsuits and Snorkels in the Streets of Boston Today
Sure, it has been an unusually warm winter for us in New England, but that's not why more than 150 activists took to the streets with snorkels and swimsuits today in the financial district. Sporting goggles, flippers and life preservers, … [Read more...]
Teachers, First Responders Call on Scott Brown to Stop Voting Against Jobs
“Scott Brown, Stop Voting Against Jobs.” That was the chant heard in Danvers last night as 50 teachers, first responders, unemployed workers and community activists gathered outside the Co Co Key Hotel, where Scott Brown was speaking to … [Read more...]
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For anyone who's still wondering what the Occupy protests are about, this 3 minute video by someone named DC Douglas does a good job of explaining it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK1MOMKZ8BI&feature=player_embedded I love it … [Read more...]
Who are the Tea Party?
Who are the Tea Party Crowd? According to an op-ed in today's LA Times by Boston Democratic Consultant Jim Spencer and New York Political Consultant, Curtis Ellis, the people fueling the Tea Party movement could be the same people who … [Read more...]
Here Comes the Next Generation of Leaders
So what are we doing here at Harvard for tomorrow's national effort to Stop Stupak? We're hosting a Call Congress event, in order to get as many people, from as many states as possible, to call their Senators and ask them to oppose … [Read more...]
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FREE PASS #1 1984 OUI pardoned by Gov. Bill Weld (in 1993 so Gooch could vie for a Cambridge Police job). Details. FREE PASS #2 (nearly) 1997 OUI 165-day license suspension. Prosecuted only as his first offense. Details. FREE … [Read more...]
Harvard Students Stand up to Stupak
As Gina Glantz, Chair of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and longtime field organizer, gave an introduction and set up the meeting's format, the bodies in the room and the energy buzzing in the air increased. Kim Gandy, former … [Read more...]
Protesters Serenade Health Insurance Confab With Ode to Public Option
AHIP is the powerful insurance lobby that spends 5 million dollars a week trying to kill health care reform. Billionaires for Wealthcare is a grassroots network looking to stop them - with song. AHIP and other insurance and HMO interests … [Read more...]
Billionaires for Wealthcare thank teabaggers for their support
We set up our post on an elevated curb along Pennsylvania Avenue, proudly surveying the throngs we'd funded. The crowds mainly greeted us with cheers for the status quo. A few seemed confused; they were clearly in awe to be … [Read more...]