[act-ma] SEIU Pickets McDonald's, Ramsey Clark Support Chuck Turner and More at Open Media Boston (week of 12/19/08)

Jason Pramas jpramas at igc.org
Fri Dec 19 19:52:18 PST 2008

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Hi folks,

Check out this week's top stories from Open Media Boston (and toss us a 
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spirit/whatever moves you):

News: SEIU Pickets McDonald's Over Their Opposition to the Employee Free 
Choice Act; Company Could Be Target of a Unionization Drive

News: Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark Speaks Out in Support of 
Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner

News: Immigrant Children Deliver Postcards to the Governor's Office; 
Call for "Just and Humane Immigration Policies"

Editorial: Green Justice Coalition Has a Credible Strategy to Help the 
Environment While Helping the Economy

Tech: Secure Your Data Against Unlawful Search and Seizure with TrueCrypt

Tech: Songbird 1.0 Is One Small Step for a Media Player, One Giant Leap 
for Web Media

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Jason Pramas
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