Occupy Boston: Actions This Week

BOSTON–(ENEWSPF)–November 8, 2011. 

Occupy Boston Stands with Workers against “Super Committee” Cuts! 

11:00 AM, Wed, Nov. 9th, at The Wang Theater
(270 Tremont St., Boston, MA)

The Super Committee, which includes MA Senator John Kerry, is meeting behind closed doors to decide how to cut $1.5 Trillion from federal spending by November 23. Cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other social programs crucial to the 99% are expected to be made by a “committee” appointed by a government bought and paid for by the 1%. Cuts to social services would most severely affect those already most oppressed by the system: the poor, elderly, youth, people of color, LGBTQ… Join the Boston area labor movement to say stop the cuts! Fund jobs and social services for the 99%!

Labor Co-Sponsors so far include:
1199SEIU; AFGE District 2; Boston Building and Construction Trades Council; Community Labor United; GALLAN; Greater Boston Labor Council; IBEW Local 2222; IBEW Local 103; IUE-CWA Local 201; MA AFL-CIO; Massachusetts Building Trades Council, AFL-CIO; MA Jobs with Justice; Mass Nurses Association; Mass Teachers Association; NAGE; North Shore Labor Council; SEIU Massachusetts State Council; SEIU 888; SEIU 615; SEIU 888; and Western MA Jobs with Justice Action! Occupy Boston Stands with Massachusetts Teachers and Parents who say: “Michelle Rhee Gets an F”

Wed, Nov 9th March from Dewy Square at 6:30 p.m. 

Rally at 7:00 p.m. at Symphony Hall
(301 Massachusetts Ave.)

Rhee-port card grade: F
√ Disrespecting educators

√ Failing students and parents

√ Fostering a culture of cheating and test score inflation

√ Union busting

Former Washington Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is bringing her controversial brand of school ‘Rhee-form’ to Boston. Help us give Rhee an ‘F’—for disrespecting  teachers, failing parents and students and fostering a culture of cheating. Her organization, “Students First” places Corporations First, working class kids last. Stand up to corporate education. Fight for good public education for all!