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  Transcript: “Hi my name is Mari Sitner. I’m a student at Emerson College and a member of Boston Socialist Alternative. I’d like to end this protest by acknowledging a few people. I want to...

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On September 4, Ayanna Pressley beat out ten-term incumbent Mike Capuano in the Democratic primary for Congress in a district covering much of Boston and other nearby cities. Pressley, the first Black woman on the...

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There are 58 universities in the Greater Boston area, 57 of them being private. These private universities, despite being multi-billion dollar institutions, are technically nonprofits and therefore pay nothing in property taxes while working-class Bostonians...

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Monday, November 20, marked a new attack on the working people of Greater Boston. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), the government agency responsible for public transportation in Massachusetts, announced November 20 that they are...

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Boston is the most unequal city in the country in terms of income inequality. Real estate developers are raking in super profits while thousands of people are being gentrified out of their neighborhoods and cannot...

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On Saturday August 19, one week after the events of Charlottesville, Virginia, 40,000 people marched and rallied against an alt-right “free speech” protest in the Boston Common.  Boston has demonstrated to the rest of the...

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In August 2017, it seems much more common to hear about funds moving away from libraries, schools, and community centers and toward private contractors and developers.  But in West Roxbury, a neighborhood in Boston, a...

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In the midst of a $30 million dollar debt crisis, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Boston community is now facing further attacks on programs, layoffs of staff, and tuition increases. The university authorities are seeking...

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In Boston, like in cities across the country, Trump’s election has meant a re-emergence of protests and demonstrations on a mass scale. Hundreds of thousands have taken to the city’s streets over the last 100...

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The specter of Ralph Nader has haunted the Democratic Party throughout the final months of the 2016 election. Worried that disaffected voters would be drawn to candidates like the Green Party’s Jill Stein, Clinton’s super...

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