Springfield Area Protests Are July 6 and 11

In June, more than 100 Wal-Mart workers went on strike to protest low wages paid by the billionaire Walton family, the richest family in the world. The Waltons own Wal-Mart and pay barely above... Read more »

For Forest Near Keene, Against Holyoke Wal-Mart

Logging is underway in the biggest state park in New Hampshire. Pisgah state park is near Keene and Brattleboro. It includes more than 13,000 acres. Kathy Thatcher is president of Friends of... Read more »

Photo: Transportation Alternatives

This photo shows people on bicycles, on foot, and in a hybrid car, waiting for an Amtrak train to leave the Brattleboro station. The train stopped for less than five minutes. The photo was taken... Read more »

Local Immigrant News

On June 24 at 10 a.m. in Springfield, immigrant rights activists will rally at the office of congressman Richard Neal. The event is being organized by the Massachusetts chapter of a group called... Read more »

750 at Tuesday Morning Hearing on $11 Minimum Wage

Supporting a bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $11 an hour, about 750 people packed a 10 a.m. public hearing at the Massachusetts statehouse on Tuesday, June 11. The vast... Read more »