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Today, Standout for Whistle-Blower Reality Winner

Veterans for Peace is organizing a stand out today to call for the pardon of imprisoned whistle-blower Reality Winner. It will be in Central Square, Cambridge at the Corner of River St. and Mass. Ave, 5 PM - 6 PM, Thursday, October 18. We support their effort and urge you to come out and support Rea... Read more

Testify Tuesday on Police Militarization Oversight Bills

This Tuesday at 10am in Room B-2 of the State House will be a hearing on police militarization bills. The Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will be holding a hearing on Digital Fourth bill's, H. 2503, which Pirates helped with and voted to support. The hearing also... Read more

Pick the date for the next Pirate outing

Every year we have a Pirate Picnic in August on Georges Island. This year we decided to move the picnic to a more accessible location and give it a specific purpose: mapping the CCTV surveillance cameras in downtown Boston. We setup to show the cameras that people have mapped... Read more

Challenge NAFTA in RI on Friday

On Friday, governors from the United States, Mexico, and Canada will meet in Rhode Island to talk trade – and undoubtedly, the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will keynote the event. Public Citizen and local trade activist groups a... Read more

Wednesday: Chelsea Manning Getting Out Party

What: Pot-luck celebration and fund-raiser for Chelsea Manning on the day of her release from prison When: Wednesday, May 17, 7:00pm Where: 14 William St, Somerville (close to Davis Sq subway - up College Ave 4 blocks) Contact Susan McLucas, SusanBMcL at gmail dot com or (617) 776-6524 Chels... Read more

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