Thank you for attending the event with Noam Chomsky; close to 800 people attended the sold-out presentation. We will be posting a video and event report shortly.
Come talk with Noam Chomsky at our upcoming (November 19, 2008) event, "What's Next? Noam Chomsky on the Election Results, the Economy & the World" (see here for more details).
Saturday, October 25, 2008, 7:00 p.m. Join the Greater Boston Stop the Wars Coalition in an evening of music, food, drinks, fun, music and more fun! Come out as your favorite Washington creature, warmaker, gangster, pirate or politician. Come rock! Let's jam! Don't be fooled by Uncle Sam! Party against the war. For more information visit the Stop the Wars Coalition website or send an e-mail to info [ a t ] stopthewars.org.
Sunday, October 19, 2008, 8:00 p.m. Join host Taina Vargas for a celebration of the 2nd year of the 3rd Sunday Batey. The program starts at 8:00 p.m. and runs till late. The night will feature: an art exhibit by local activists & visual artists, emcees & poets, drummers & musicians, dancers, a potluck dinner and much more. A $5 donation is suggested.
Report from the European Social Forum
Thursday, October 23, 2008, 7:00 p.m. Join trade unionist Pasqualino Colombaro for the second "Labor Leads Conversations" as he provides an account of the ESF 2008 held in Malmo, Sweden in September. Colombaro will organize his presentation around the collective international work being done to build alternative and sustainable economic institutions. Download the flyer here. Read the full report here
Thursday, September 25, 2008, 7:00 p.m. The US occupation of Iraq is only the most recent chapter in the century-long struggle for the control of Middle East oil. The Bush administration claims the "surge" is working, but Iraq is in shambles. The entire region is threatened by further violence and destabilization. What will it take to stop US imperialism? Is there an alternative to the corporate domination of our world?
Saturday, October 4, 2008, 4:00 pm A new play by Harlan Baker, directed by Christopher Price. The name "Jimmy Higgins" has for generations stood for the name of the rank-and-file union and socialist activist. Harlan Baker's one-man play personifies Jimmy Higgins, whom he plays himself, and takes us on an engaging and inspiring tour through the history of the American labor movement. The event is organized by DSA and tickets may be bought in advance from their website.
Saturday, September 20, 2008, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Software Freedom Day is an international celebration of software freedom. We'll be promoting computer user freedom with how-to's, activist updates, and interactive talks. Organizer: Free Software Foundation
Thursday, September 4, 2008, 7:00 p.m. A leading researcher who worked for the United Auto Workers, Michael Schippani is also a long-time labor organizer and thinker about economics and workers' rights. A BC graduate, Schappani currently serves on a Michigan Workforce Development Board and has served Governors Dukakis and Cuomo on labor policy. This event kicks of the "Labor Leads Conversations" hosted by Massachusetts Global Action.