Kate Zeller - Fri Sep 21, 2018 16:11 (en)
Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico last September 20th. According to the Associated Press, 60,000 thousand homes still have temporary or blue-tarp-covered roofs that would not survive a Category 1 hurricane. Tens of thousands of people across the island still lack access to housing or reliable electricity. After the hurricanes more than 130,000 people migrated to US States away from the island.
Boston IMC - Mon Jul 09, 2018 21:35 (en)
The final admission of failure in the J20 case has made official what has been clear for some time - Jennifer Kerkhoff is done. As the public face of the J20 prosecution, she's going to take the hit for all the gaffes, misconduct, sanctions, dropped charges, and acquittals, however much or little of that was urged on her by her superiors. The best guess right now is she won't be disbarred, and will keep her job long enough that it doesn't look like she's being fired for screwing up this case. But she can wave goodbye to her chance at a federal judgeship or a partnership at a fancy DC law firm. It couldn't happen to a more deserving person.
Lincoln MA: Six Anti-War Activists Arrested at Protest Against Hanscom US Air Force Base Role in Nuclear War Preparations - 27 May 2018
MA - Fri Jun 01, 2018 04:34 (en)
Six peace activists were arrested this afternoon at the gate of Hanscom Air Force Base in Lincoln, Massachusetts as they protested the the role of the base in nuclear war planning.
It's Going Down - Mon May 28, 2018 02:26 (en)
The following report back discusses demonstrations that occurred on May 19th, the birthday of Malcolm X, which brought attention to horrific conditions in prisons across the US. On May 19th, 2018, people from over a dozen organizations converged on the grounds of MCI-Norfolk in the pouring rain, where Malcolm X was incarcerated between 1946-1952. This day would have been Malcolm X?s 93rd birthday and saw multiple protests at prisons across the country to honor his legacy, including a protest at Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina.
Western Massachusetts Nurses Hold One Day Strike at Baystate Franklin Medical Center - 23 April 2018
MA - Sun Apr 29, 2018 20:00 (en)
NURSES AT Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) in Greenfield, Massachusetts, went on strike earlier this month for the second time in less than a year, followed by a lockout afterward imposed by management. The 200 members of Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) have been working without a contract since December 2016. They held a first one-day walkout in June 2017.
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