Category Archives: Event Reports

Days After Settlement, Pickets Return to Insomnia Cookies

Days After Settlement, Pickets Return to Insomnia Cookies by Jake Carman Picket lines have returned to Insomnia Cookies, less than two weeks after the company settled with four workers who struck in August of 2013. On Friday March 14, two … Continue reading

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Reportback from September 12th picket

By Anon The fight at Insomnia Cookies continued the evening of Thursday, September 12 when the Insomnia Cookies Union, along with students, workers, and community members picketed outside the Harvard Square branch of the national franchise. Around 30 people picketed … Continue reading

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Boston IWW Commemorates May Day and Haymarket Day

The Boston IWW celebrated International Workers Day on May 1st and Haymarket day on May 4th this year by participating in and organizing a number of events.  The Boston IWW endorsed and participated in the many events that took place … Continue reading

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IWW Joins Hotel Meridian Picket

On Thursday April 4, at 5 pm, Le Meridien Hotel workers organizing with UNITE HERE Local 26 held a rally & march starting at Cambridge City Hall. IWW Members joined the protest in solidarity with the workers. Le Meridien is … Continue reading

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Labor Day Tribute to the 1912 IWW Lawrence Textile Strike: Bread & Roses Festival in Lawrence, MA

Written by: Steve Kellerman Photos by: X359515 The 27th annual Bread and Roses Festival took place in Lawrence, Mass. on Labor Day, September 3. This year’s festival was especially large and spirited in commemoration of the centennial of the Lawrence … Continue reading

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Boston Spring Resistance Blooms

Since late last winter, several months after Occupy Boston was evicted from Dewey Square, the streets of Boston have been alive with the sounds of resistance to austerity and the continued attacks on working people.  Much of the resistance began … Continue reading

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Commemorating The Bread & Roses Strike

Written by Steve Kellerman (Boston GMB) and published in Industrial Worker Issue #1743, March 2012.                   The Lawrence, Mass., textile workers’ strike of 1912 was one of the most momentous events in … Continue reading

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