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The Trans Pacific Partnership Affects You: Find out How

When: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: SEIU 615 Meeting Hall • 26 West Street • Park St T • Boston

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multi-national trade agreement that threatens internet freedom, labor rights, food safety, national law, and peace. Our panel will focus on how the TPP will affect us all.


Kyle Debeausset,
20 years after NAFTA

John Ratliff, Jobs with Justice

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Boston's Unfinished March for Jobs, Freedom and Justice

When: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 1:30 pm
Where: 54th Regiment Statue in front of State House • Beacon St • Boston Common • Boston

An Event Marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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Jobs, Justice, Freedom: 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

When: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 5:00 am
Where: National Mall • Washington, DC

Rally begins at Lincoln Memorial at 8 a.m. followed by a march to the King Memorial.

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Free Chicago Bus Trips                           Twitter: @99solidarity 

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99% Solidarity is excited to participate in nonviolent direct actions in Chicago from May 18 to 22, 2012.

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Thanks to all Peace Parade marchers!

Pat ScanlonHi Smedleys, Samanthas, everyone who helped in anyway to make our parade a success and everyone who marched with us.
Please share this with your lists, we would like everyone who was with us in any capacity to receive this expression of gratitude.

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Rally for Jobs & Peace at Sen. Kerry's Office

When: Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 1:00 pm
Where: Downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office • One Bowdoin Square • Bowdoin or Government Center T • Boston

With Congress at home for August recess, it's time to turn the focus to jobs and peace, not cuts.  Senator Kerry needs to know that we want him to focus on restoring the economy by creating jobs and ending the wars, not making more cuts to vital programs. Progressives nationwide have already had an impact early on during the recess—now it's up to us to keep after Senator Kerry!

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Sen. Scott Brown: Listen to the People!

When: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 9:00 am
Where: JFK Federal Building • Cambridge St. at New Sudbury St. • Government Center T • Boston

Fund Our Communities Not WarUJP and Peace Action's Brown Bag Vigil this month will be held at the JFK Federal Building.   Join us as we protest Scott Brown's votes on the federal budget together with 1199 SEIU, MoveOn, MassUniting, and others.  We will display "Fund Our Communities Not War" signs.

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Rally to Support WGBH Workers

When: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 1:00 pm
Where: 10 Guest St • Brighton

From Wisconsin to Boston, show your support for workers' rights!

Please join us to show support for WGBH’s AEEF/CWA Local 1300 in their current struggle.

Workers at WGBH, our local public television station, are fighting for the basic right to have a union in their workplace. Workers are members of AEEF/CWA Local 1300, and have been organized for nearly 40 years.

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Budget for All Potluck & Strategy Brainstorm

When: Monday, June 2, 2014, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 9B Hamilton Place, Suite 2A • Park St T • Boston
Budget for All had a great Tax Day action on April 12 with 25 speakers and 160 participants, and we continue to push our State House resolutions, H.3211 and S.1750.
What comes next?   We will hold a one-time social / strategizing gathering June 2 to reconnect, brainstorm and figure out how push our agenda going forward.
We will hold a potluck supper and social time 6:30 - 7:30 followed by a brainstorm meeting 7:30 - 9:00.  
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Creating a New Boston, Designed to Include Us All

Reflections from Behind the Wall

Introduction: Freeing Ourselves from Plantation America and its Corporate Masters, the 1%

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Budget for All Update, November 2, 2012

There are only four more days until election day!  The issues raised by the Budget for All are at the center of the national debate, as commentators debate whether Democrats and Republicans will make a “grand bargain” to cut Social Security, Medicare, and human services and allow military spendin

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Brown Bag Vigil: Bring the Troops Home, Fund Jobs & Healthcare, Corporations Are Not People

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 7:00 am to 8:30 am
Where: Downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office • One Bowdoin Square • Bowdoin T • Boston

Boston antiwar march 10-15-2011

This month, the Brown Bag Vigil will ask Senator Kerry to support the following Legislation:

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Teach In: Reclaiming Our Economy

When: Sunday, November 13, 2011, 4:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Blackman Auditorium • Northeastern University • Boston

Open to Everyone — Join the Conversation!

The purpose of the Teach In is to educate and enlighten about the state of the economy, its impact on individuals and households, the reasons for the long duration of the current Great Recession, and to provide ideas about what can be done to speed economic recovery and enhance economic and social justice.

The Teach In is intended for community members of all ages and walks of life.

The Teach In is being planned by a growing group — initially made up of Northeastern faculty and students — along with partners from the community and other campuses. Faculty and student speakers are being invited from a number of universities and colleges around Boston.  Speakers will also include political, civic, community, business and labor leaders.

We invite you to come for the entire day or for portions of it if you cannot stay for the entire day. In addition, we will be live streaming the event.

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Senator Kerry, Represent US! Brown Bag Vigil

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Where: Downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office • One Bowdoin Square • Bowdoin T • Boston

Boston antiwar march 10-15-2011• Create Jobs and Put People Back to Work
• Restore Fairness to the Tax System
• Hands off Social  Security and Health Benefits
• End the wars and cut military spending

14 million are officially unemployed, and President Obama's jobs bill, which is a start but is far too small to solve the problem, was rejected by the Senate.

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Demonstrators Demand Sen. Kerry Use "Super Committee" Post to Fight for Jobs, Against Wars

by Jason Pramas (Open Media Boston Staff), Sep-02-11   

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