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Photos: Occupy Boston protesters rally with unions, veterans, and more

Occupy  Boston protesters march alongside Veterans for Peace, as well as other activist groups such as Jobs with Justice and the AFL-CIO, at Downtown Crossing on October 13, 2011.
Downtown Crossing | October 13, 2011
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 14, 2011

After Wisconsin Nightmare, Activists Kick Off Protest Season on Beacon Hill


Demonstration season kicked off on Beacon Hill today. Gadflies and activists didn't swarm just to support black leaders who organized the streetside press conference in...
By Chris Faraone  |  March 10, 2011
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Gold diggers: El Salvador vs. Pacific Rim Mining

If Chilean miners can maintain vast media attention for two months, then human-rights advocates may be in pole position to lure spotlights toward other underground issues below the border.
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By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 29, 2010
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Boston activists infiltrate bankers' convention

On Tuesday, I got a tip to tail a fleet of activists to the Hynes Convention Center while they infiltrated the American Bankers Association's Business Expo and Director's Forum.
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By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 16, 2010

Labor Pains

With an economy in free fall, and popular anger mounting over bailout-mania, one might expect the labor movement to be front and center. But the streets are relatively quiet. And the nation seems as ambivalent as ever about unionism. There is, in short,
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  May 08, 2009
Boston Protests Bailout Plan - Among Other Things - On Government Center

Boston Protests Bailout Plan - Among Other Things - On Government Center


If you have beef with harsh immigration policies, so-called Wall Street bailouts, or right wing goon supreme Antonin Scalia, then downtown Boston was your liberal...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 01, 2008