Emily Hopkins

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FREE RADICAL: CAN’T BUY ME PRIDE

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We have come a long way, but being queer can still mean death, might mean second-class citizenship, and will definitely mean harassment of some kind. Continue reading

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FREE RADICAL: MYTH OF THE RACIST FEW

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Because they’re so extreme, we (the obviously not racist) can applaud ourselves for being progressive in comparison to backwards brutes. Continue reading

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FREE RADICAL: KNOW YOUR MAY DAY HISTORY

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For more than a century, International Workers’ Day has been a celebration of the rights that thousands of unions and organizers have fought for, and that we often take for granted. To move forward, sometimes you have to look back, and so … Continue reading

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ORANGE IS THE NEW WACK: WEEKEND JOBS NOT JAILS RALLY BEGETS FOLLOW-UP ACTION AT STATE HOUSE TOMORROW (4.30)

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What became clear as speaker after speaker lambasted the current prison system is that the rally and the work of the groups in attendance is not just about jobs, or jails, but also LGBTQ rights, education, racial profiling, living wage issues, and what you can and cannot do with a criminal record. Continue reading

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FREE RADICAL: STOP MASS INCARCERATION

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To make matters worse, our public prison industrial complex feeds on disadvantaged people … Continue reading

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FREE RADICAL: DIG THIS (ACTIVISM EDITION)

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There are a number of organizations around Boston that have been active for decades, and where you only need to show up to get involved. Continue reading

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EXIT POLL: TONI BEE AND EMILY HOPKINS POST-POETRY @ OBERON

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So guys. It was the first DigBoston poetry night. What grade do you give it overall?
Toni Bee: It was a big A-plusser. Continue reading