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Protesters outside the Market Basket in Tilton, NH. (Photo by Doug Cope-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Market Basket Protesters To Hold Final Rally Friday

Market Basket protesters plan to hold their final rally on Friday in Tewksbury, according to group organizers.

07/23/2014

Empty shelves and counters like this one in Somerville are becoming more common at Market Basket. (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket’s Empty Shelves Force Shoppers To Other Stores

Picketers aren’t stopping shoppers outside several local Market Basket supermarkets, but the empty shelves inside are driving many away.

07/22/2014

Protesters outside the  McDonald's on Tremont St Tuesday. (Photo courtesy: Bernice Corpuz-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

McDonald’s Protests Spotlight Alleged ‘Wage Theft’

Organizers of the fast-food protests for higher wages on Tuesday shifted their sights to another issue affecting workers: practices they say amount to “wage theft.”

03/18/2014

Protesters demonstrate across from the Statehouse in Boston on Saturday. The demonstration was in solidarity with pro-democracy protests this week in Turkey. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Massachusetts Statehouse Demonstration Supports Turkish Protesters

About 500 people demonstrated at Boston City Hall on Saturday in support of pro-democracy protesters in Turkey.

06/01/2013

The 2011 'Holiday Tree' lighting drew protests from people who wanted it to be referred to as a Christmas tree.

RI Governor Gives Public Half-Hour Notice For ‘Holiday Tree’ Lighting

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee gave the public 30 minutes’ notice for this year’s tree lighting ceremony at the Statehouse, saying he wanted to avoid what happened last year when protesters crashed the event and it devolved into chaos.

11/29/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

(Image courtesy: Occupy Boston)

Occupy Boston Back With May Day Protests

After a mostly quiet few months for Occupy Boston, the movement’s local contingent has a day of protests planned for May 1, as part of a call for global demonstrations by the group.

05/01/2012

Dan Rea

NightSide Weekend Commentary – When Pepper Spray Isn’t Needed

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WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/26/2011

Labor unions marched with Occupy Boston protesters.

Labor Unions Join Occupy Boston Protesters

Demonstrators and members of some of the city’s labor unions marched from Dewey Square, through Downtown Crossing, and back.

10/13/2011

Protesters have expanded into a new section of the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Tensions Rise As Protests Expand In Boston

Hundreds of students from area colleges have joined the Occupy Wall Street movement. The protesters have taken over more space on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

10/10/2011

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