Some of the many ways people are safely advocating for workers, renters, incarcerated people, artists, and other vulnerable populations.
“Right now, we need to build resilient infrastructure run by the people and for the people—infrastructure that can outlast this crisis and be ready for the next one.”
The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated the US, exposing capitalism’s unsustainability, a dysfunctional healthcare system riddled with high costs and inaccessibility, and a lack of workers’ rights and protections. In Massachusetts, the situation is dire, with ...
“We saw this opportunity where, if we could organize young people in New Hampshire to not only turn out to vote but to also work after the election to hold leaders accountable, we actually have a lot of political agency."
“Increased patrols do not protect anyone ... they are actively harmful to poor and oppressed people who are routinely harassed, brutalized, and surveilled by the police in Boston and across the country."
“I’m a big nacho guy,” Fieri told me. “Who isn’t, right?”
“We put our necks out there to invest ourselves emotionally, physically, monetarily into everything that surrounds us because we wanna make it beautiful, and then the second it actually becomes beautiful is the second that people want to turn it into something else."
"In Massachusetts we not only have to protect that care for the people … but we also have to serve as a model for what access to care should look like for the rest of the nation.”
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“[In] our neighborhoods, it feels like … luxury apartments [are being built] faster than Donald Trump tweets ... JP, Roslindale, Roxbury, and Mattapan … rent prices are going up. Homelessness is still a huge issue in our city. We are getting kicked out."