[act-ma] Top Stories from Open Media Boston (week of 8/29/08) / plus OMB Benefit Party info

Jason Pramas jpramas at igc.org
Fri Aug 29 11:59:40 PDT 2008

[please forward widely]

Hi folks,

First, check out this week's top stories at www.openmediaboston.org:

News: Latino Workers Launch Campaign Against Labor Abuse; Call for 
Apology from Local Restaurants

News: March, Rallies, and City Council Resolution Celebrate "Sacco and 
Vanzetti Commemoration Day"

Editorial: As Poverty Grows in Boston, Progressive Solutions Are Lacking

Tech: Comcast Busts a Cap in Your Broadband Ass

Opinion: For Labor Day: Boston-Area Workers Finding New Paths to Rights 
and Respect

Second, plan to come out to our benefit in a couple of weeks 
(entertainment to be announced soon):

Friday, September 12, 7-10 p.m.
Benefit for Open Media Boston Youth Training in Collaborative Media
$10+ at the door
Encuentro 5, 33 Harrison Ave. in Boston's Chinatown

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site-related thoughts and random musing of OMB Editors and Staff at 

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Jason Pramas
Open Media Boston

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