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BOSTON/State House - A large rally in Boston on Tuesday continued protests against the Israeli invasion of the

BOSTON/Dorchester - Two years ago, a duplex house on Norwell Street in the Four Corners neighborhood of Dorchester was foreclosed upon. The owner, who ran a daycare facility there was forced to close down.

Bostonians hit out at the Israeli assaults on the Palestinian Territories that began last week, and has reportedly claimed the lives of dozens of Palestinian civilians so far.

In a rally at Boston City Hall on Tuesday, state and local legislators, and pro-choice advocates, hit out at the recent US Supreme Court rulings, which struck major blows against the provision of women’s reproductive healthcare. 

BOSTON – Boston Public Schools bus drivers renewed calls for their employer, Veolia, to reinstate the four fired leaders of their union, the United Steelworkers (USW) local 8751, in a rally at the Freeport bus yard in Dorchester on Monday. 

BOSTON – MBTA custodians and their hit out at the planned layoff of nearly 100 cleaning service workers from the public company later this year. 

 

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by Dave Goodman | 29 Jul 2014 - 4:21pm

"Local Edition" is our ongoing series of twice a month audio newscasts sponsored by Open Media Boston and the WMBR Radio News Department.

In this...

by Jonathan Adams | 29 Jul 2014 - 4:20pm

Tufts Educational Daycare Center – Somerville/Medford
Parents and faculty members at Tufts University held a march on Tuesday last week to the office...

by Jonathan Adams and David Goodman | 25 Jul 2014 - 11:42am

BOSTON/State House - A large rally in Boston on Tuesday continued protests against the Israeli invasion of the...

by Jonathan Adams | 23 Jul 2014 - 1:29pm

Pro-Choice Massachusetts – State House
In a statement released last week, NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts thanked Gov. Patrick, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Senate President...

by Dave Goodman | 18 Jul 2014 - 3:45pm

BOSTON/State House - Answering a call from the federal government to help Central and South American children fleeing violence and depressed economic conditions in their...

by Dave Goodman | 15 Jul 2014 - 11:20am

BOSTON/Dorchester - Two years ago, a duplex house on Norwell Street in the Four Corners neighborhood of Dorchester was foreclosed upon. The owner, who ran...

Opinion

by Doug Enaa Greene | Friday, 18 July 2014 - 11:26pm

As I write this, the Israeli Defense Forces have begun a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip. I am a  secular Jew, and myself along with millions of other Jews, hear that the state of Israel which...

Radical Boston

by Doug Enaa Greene | 19 Jul 2014 - 2:40am
Communist historian Doug Enaa Greene lectures on the Russian communist  Nikolai Bukharin (1888-1938) at the Center for Marxist Education in Cambridge MA on July 5, 2015. 
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Arts

by Barbara Beckwith | 6 Jun 2014 - 11:36pm

After reading Sue Katz’ Lillian’s Last Affair and Other Stories (Consulting Adult Press, 2014), you’ll...

Editorial

by Jason Pramas | 29 Jun 2014 - 4:18am

Regular viewers should take note that I'll be away on vacation for the next couple of weeks. In my absence, Open Media Boston will be in the capable hands of Associate Editor Jonathan Adams. Folks...

Living

by Sue Katz | 19 Jul 2014 - 2:06am
THURSDAY JULY 3

The drive from Boston to NYC is endless and difficult – and I’m just the passenger! It may take fewer hours than other trips I’ve been known to take, but it’s more...