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'A Historic Day': Boston City Council Bans Facial Recognition Surveillance
"Boston should not use racially discriminatory technology that threatens the privacy and basic rights of our residents."
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Despite Claims From Officials, Demonstrators Say Police, Not Protesters, Are Real 'Outside Agitators'
"Police are rioting across the nation."
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People carrying banners march to protest over the death of George Floydan unarmed black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis—on May 31, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. News
Protests Over George Floyd's Killing Met With Curfews, Police Crackdowns, and National Guard Troops Across US
In Los Angeles, City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson said, "Our fear is real that additional law enforcement will only further violence against people of color."
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Wouldn't it be "nice" if John Bolton were to donate the entirety of his standard $50,000 speaking fee to a group like the Material Aid and Advocacy Program? (Photo: Christopher Halloran via Shutterstock) Views
For John Bolton, No Bad Deed Goes Unrewarded
And most vulnerable among us are forced to pay the price.
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Never Again protesters flooded Boston streets on Thursday. Demonstrators shut down Amazon's Cambridge office. News
Because "We've Seen This Before," Never Again Action Protesters Shut Down Amazon Offices in Boston
"I had ancestors killed in the Holocaust. We feel this in our bones. We need to mobilize."
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Attorney Susan Church speaks to the media after she was held in contempt by Judge Richard Sinnott and taken onto custody then released at Boston Municipal Court on September 4, 2019. News
'Outrageous Behavior' as Boston Judge Holds National Lawyers Guild Attorney in Contempt for Reading Case Law in Court
"By compelling arraignment in every case, the judge punished the exercise of individuals' First Amendment right to protest."
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Boston police destroyed wheelchairs belonging to homeless residents Tuesday night. News
'Heartbreaking' Scene on Boston Streets as Police Destroy Wheelchairs Belonging to Homeless Residents
"Can we all agree that it is inhumane and cruel and a waste of resources to crush the wheelchairs of people who are living on the street after a car accident in a full body cast?"
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andidates up and down the ballot routinely disprove the notion that only white or male or centrist candidates can win a competitive election. (Photo illustration by Matt Whitt/Photos via Getty Images) Views
“Electability” Is Astrology for Pundits
Expert predictions often represent little more than calcified prejudice
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'Should the Boston Bomber Be Able to Vote?' A Provocative Question. And the Wrong One.
On the racist roots of denying incarcerated people their right to vote
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Warren, Markey, and Pressley to Join Launch of Sunrise Movement's 250-City Road to a Green New Deal Tour
The tour will "lay out the plan to make the 2020 election a referendum on the Green New Deal, so we can make the Green New Deal law in 2021."
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