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Boston activists have called for an emergency rally tonight at 5pm in Copley Square in solidarity with the people of Gaza, in response to Israel's recent military attack on the Gaza Strip. More information about tonight's rally is on Facebook. "The United States have pledged
their unconditional support for the Israeli government including explicitly
endorsing this most recent assault," wrote a representative of Northeastern's Students for Justice in Palestine, in a press release.
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.
This week in local activism-related events: Boston Socialist Alternative's follow-up to last week's feminist march, a local screening of a new documentary about worker cooperatives, another screening of Danny Bryck's one-many documentary play about Occupy Boston, and more. Read on for details.+ + + + +
This week in local activism events: the Boston Feminists for Liberation hold a march against rape culture on Saturday, animal activists also hold two events this weekend, protestors speak out against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's national donors confderence, and more. Read on for details.
[Update 4/3/12] Daily Free Press Editor-in-Chief Chelsea Diana has resigned, according to a letter from the paper's Board of Directors published this morning. Today's DFP staff editorial also extended apologies to the Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism as well as BU's Greek Life community.
Marking an incremental, mostly symbolic, but still notable
victory for New Englanders who love to smoke weed, the BPD reports that they
did not arrest a soul at MassCann's ludicrously well-attended and collectively-baked
22nd annual Boston Freedom Rally on the Common this past Saturday. The BPD did
not give an estimate of the grand total of attendees, but it was clearly well
into the thousands.
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been 41 years since the first Boston Pride. We take Pride for granted
now -- if there are men in in harnesses dancing on floats, it must be
June. But Pride wasn't always so mainstream; in fact, it wasn't even
always Pride. In its earliest incarnation was a nameless Provincetown
march, organized by nascent "homophile" groups to mark the first
anniversary of the explosive Stonewall revolt.