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Opinion
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: tireless champion for economic justice
On Monday, Jan. 17, the nation will pause to honor the life of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many will recall the historic civil rights achievements of King, the only Black American to be honored with a national holiday.
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SJC nixes Millionaires tax question
In a major blow to education and transportation advocates, the state’s Supreme Judicial Court has blocked the so-called millionaires tax from appearing on the November ballot.
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The people’s economy
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Business
The people’s economy
Dorchester residents and business owners gathered at the Erie Ellington Community Center on Saturday for a Boston Ujima Project assembly where through a participatory process, attendees helped draft an investment plan for a new local economy.
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Demonstrators calling for $15 wage block downtown traffic with sit-in demonstration
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Demonstrators calling for $15 wage block downtown traffic with sit-in demonstration
On Monday, the Poor People’s Campaign and Raise Up Massachusetts held a rally in front of the State House to demand that legislators vote on and pass a $15 minimum wage and paid family medical leave act before the legislative session ends this month.
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Opinion
Corporate tax cuts are not trickling down to workers
Working families are, as usual, getting the short end of the stick from the new Trump-GOP tax law. Huge tax cuts that mostly go to the wealthy and corporations are exploding the national debt, and threaten deep cuts to essential public services like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and education.
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