Posted by David a 9:02 am on January 18, 2013
While governments posture and dither, a pragmatic practitioner and intellectual entrepreneur, Allan Savory, has been developing and demonstrating a powerful technique that can reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere immediately while reversing desertification and providing livelihoods and food for millions of people.
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Posted by David a 11:01 pm on October 23, 2012
Please join us for the New England Premier of “Shift Change”,
What: An inspirational new documentary by veteran filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin about the real possibilities offered by worker cooperatives during this…
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Posted by Somerville Scout a 8:00 am on April 23, 2012
The state and the MBTA “are doing everything possible to hit targeted dates” for the opening of the Green Line Extension in the face of deep MBTA financial issues, a Mass. Department of Transportation spokeswoman said.
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Posted by Warren Goldstein-Gelb a 2:28 pm on April 19, 2011
Hungry for something different? Then check out YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City. A fundraiser for the Somerville-based The Welcome Project, YUM will feature an array of culinary delights to tickle the taste buds and delight the senses. The event takes place at Arts for the Armory on April 27.
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Posted by Vanessa Rule a 7:46 pm on March 20, 2011
Somerville Climate Action & Representative Denise Provost Film Series present
The Economics of Happiness
followed by a discussion with Julie Matthaei, Economics Professor at Wellesley College
Monday March 28th, 6:30…
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Posted by Joeb a 9:09 am on July 24, 2010
Harvard and Tufts try to help solve Somerville organizing and calendar problems
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Posted by @BarryRafkind a 12:49 pm on May 29, 2010
As a member of the Democratic City Committee, I received the following meeting announcement today:
Where : VNA, 259 Lowell St.
- Election of a new Female Vice Chair
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Posted by Joeb a 9:24 am on May 10, 2010
Steve Clift is one of the most successful community media advocates in the nation. His e-Democracy is both a standard and a clarion call for more participatory journalism. In part this is a response to…
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Posted by Columbine a 9:48 pm on March 25, 2010
Tufts Kids’ Day
Tufts Medford Campus
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM (registration 8:50-10:00 AM)
Kids’ Day features amusement park rides, magic shows, chemistry shows, carnival booths, and exciting performances. Kids’ Day is open to children…
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Posted by @BarryRafkind a 1:39 pm on January 31, 2010
The night before Martin was assassinated he spoke of going to the mountain top and seeing The Promised Land. In a premonitory way, he wondered out loud if he would get there, but he seemed powerfully convinced WE would surely get there. You might well ask: ‘Are we there yet?’
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Posted by Joeb a 10:01 pm on November 19, 2009
Pittsburgh floats a sales tax on college tuition!
Posted in City Finances, Government Reform, Schools and Youth, Traffic & Parking, Tufts, Workers' Rights | 2 Comments »
Posted by josephineave a 10:14 am on November 5, 2009
The Tufts Global Lens Film Series picks up after a week off. The films are top notch, free, open to the public and you won’t have to fight a crowd (I got a private screening last week). The movies are the type you won’t get an easy chance to see again.…
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Posted by eila a 10:28 am on September 29, 2009
On Friday, October 9 at 51 Winthrop Street, Amy Goodman, host of the award-winning “Democracy Now!” and David Goodman, prominent investigative journalist, will have a lively discussion about the problems and promise of media to bring about social change.
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Posted by Joeb a 3:09 pm on September 23, 2009
Hyatt or Tufts, Deval’s choice is the hotter bed.
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Posted by dmeglio a 11:20 am on August 24, 2009
As many of you may be aware, STEP and Tufts University have come together in a community partnership to form CAFEH (the Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure). We have just begun a year long study to learn whether living very near major highways poses health concerns for residents’ health. I am writing to ask for your help. …
Posted in Announcements, Environment and Open Space, Investigative Reports, Neighborhoods and Squares, Public Health & Safety, Tufts | 4 Comments »
Posted by @BarryRafkind a 9:52 pm on August 20, 2009
From the Tufts website:
All are invited to a day of education, art, and family entertainment. All activities, including lunch, are free of charge.
Residents, neighbors and friends are invited to celebrate the seventh annual Community day at Tufts University from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 27. The event will take place on the academic quad at Tufts’ Medford and Somerville campus and is cosponsored by the two cities.…
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Posted by Dennis Fischman a 12:31 pm on May 12, 2009
Thanks to Jessica, a senior in the Tufts class entitled “Experimenting with Philanthropy,” CAAS will receive $1,800 to hire youth interpreters to help the residents of Clarendon Hill build a stronger tenants’ association.
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Posted by Rand Wilson a 1:41 pm on October 15, 2008
This year’s third annual HONK! Festival from Oct. 10 – 12 was an exuberant street party!
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Posted by Bill@SCAT a 3:21 pm on August 7, 2008
Fred Berman and Bill Bumpus interviewed a student at Tufts University about the ongoing contract negotiations between the Janitors at Tufts and the subcontractor for the school. If you would like to hear what Kevin Dillon has to say about the “Janitors Alliance” please click the link that will take you to the new blog for the Progressive Voices television show cablecast on Somerville Community Access Television. Channel 3 on the Comcast and RCN cable systems in Somerville.
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Posted by Kevin Dillon a 11:10 pm on July 23, 2008
Come out to a rally on Wednesday to tell Tufts University to respect its workers and ensure they receive the just wages and full-time work that they deserve!
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Posted by @BarryRafkind a 11:34 pm on July 7, 2008
SEIU 615 26 West St Boston MA 02111
For Immediate Release:
Max Goldman Roxana Rivera
W: 617-878-7559 C: 860-917-1742 W: 617-878-7458 C: 401-965-3555
Tufts Janitors and the Somerville Community Stand United
Who: Contracted Janitors at Tufts University…
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Posted by Kevin Dillon a 2:25 pm on May 16, 2008
Hi, my name is Kevin and I’m a full-time student at Tufts University, where I started a student group, the Jumbo Janitor Alliance. The group focuses on bringing Tufts janitors more into the Tufts community. The janitors are currently in contract negotiations with their employer, the cleaning contractor ABM/One Source.
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