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Continue the struggle for Net Neutrality: Build a community ISP!

The FCC has changed the rules to end net neutrality. The fight continues in Congress and the courts. Thankfully the Massachusetts delegation supports net neutrality and there are state and national groups bringing court challenges. You can even get an app to see whether your internet connection is b... Read more

Holyoke Campaign Workshop Saturday

Massachusetts gives tens of millions in subsidies to corporations every year.  We will give over $250 million to General Electric for moving its headquarters here. Who knows how much Massachusetts politicians are willing to give to Amazon to move its headquarters here, but it will cost us millions m... Read more

Get angry, then get even

In a late night session with a hand scribbled bill, Congress gave a big wet kiss to the 1% while shafting the rest of us. Congress continues its work to expand Section 702 to give the NSA (and the FBI via parallel construction) more power to spy on us. The FCC is trying to take away net neutrality t... Read more

Saturday: Town Government Workshop

On Nov. 18th we will participate with the Milford Democratic and Republican town committees to teach how town government works and how to run for local office. It will be at the Milford Public Library, 80 Spruce St, Milford from 1 to 4pm. We plan to have our own workshops around the state. The next... Read more

Wiretapping Amendments are finally dead

Late last night the Massachusetts House voted down or had withdrawn the three amendments that would have expanded our wiretapping laws dramatically. Against pressure from the Governor, the AG, all the DAs' offices, and the police unions, we, the ACLU of Massachusetts, Restore the Fourth Massachuset... Read more

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No Free Lunch for Amazon!

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