[act-ma] Our 2010 New Year's Wish List and More at Open Media Boston (week of 12/29/09)

Jason Pramas jpramas at igc.org
Wed Dec 30 12:27:35 PST 2009

[please forward widely]

Hi folks! Check out this week's top stories from Open Media Boston. And 
if you like what we do, please read our Holiday Appeal (you'll find it 
on our front page) and give generously towards the establishment of an 
OMB Cooperative. With your support, we can keep bringing you quality 
progressive news coverage week after week - and prove that Community 
Supported Journalism can work in Boston and beyond!

News: Labor Delegation Delivers Letter Rebuking Mexican President 
Calderón's Firing of 44,000 Unionized Workers

Editorial: Open Media Boston's 2010 New Year's Wish List

Opinion: Subrata Ghoshroy on U.S. Military Funding of Academic Research

Opinion: A Murder Mystery: Who Killed Medicare Advantage?

OMB Blog Entry: 4chan vs Sharecash: Sharecash Responds

Featured Visual: December Rain at Radcliffe Institute in Cambridge by 
Jason Pramas

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