Previous installments of "Activist's Notebook" listings posts have featured a week's worth of events, but there are enough radical happenings all around town tonight alone to merit a whole entry. Read on for info regarding events happening tonight at Boston University, Bikes Not Bombs, the Lucy Parsons Center, and elsewhere.
Almost immediately after #OccupyBoston began, people started wondering when NOAM CHOMSKY would show up. Short of Howard Zinn or my old BU prof Murray Levin rising from the grave, a visit from Chomsky is about as close as you could come to having Kanye showing up in Zuccotti Park. The celebrated linguist and activist recorded a video calling the Occupation exciting and exhilirating, and there was speculation at the beginning of October that he might show up within a few days of the establishment of the occupation.