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ACTION ALERT: From Boston to Palestine, hold Airbnb Accountable

by JVP Boston

#StolenHomes: Gentrification in Boston, Apartheid in Palestine . Global tourism giant Airbnb has drawn backlash from housing rights activists, who find that the website’s unregulated apartment rentals are rapidly driving up housing prices in cities across the US. The company accelerates gentrification in neighborhoods where communities of color are already battling developers to remain in […]

#MakeGEpay: No tax breaks for human rights violators in Massachusetts

by JVP Boston

The mayor, governor, and business press are applauding General Electric’s announcement that they are moving their headquarters to Boston, making them the largest company to be based in the state. According to the Globe, “City and state officials are offering what could be one of the richest incentive deals in the state’s history — together valued […]

ADVISORY: Over 1200 MA Voters Oppose State Senate Israel Trip, Press Conference Monday

by JVP Boston

11/19/15 Boston, MA MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Sara Driscoll, sara.driscoll2@gmail.com, (617) 524 – 0868 OVER 1200 MASSACHUSETTS VOTERS OPPOSE STATE SENATORS TRIP TO ISRAEL Community Leaders Decry Plans, Funded by Anti-Palestinian Groups What: Press conference, followed by petition delivery to State House offices of ten Massachusetts State Senators who will travel to Israel on December 4 When: […]

PETITION: Stop the Massachusetts State Senators Trip to Israel

by JVP Boston

Ten Massachusetts State Senators will travel to Israel on December 4, all expenses paid by anti-Palestinian lobbyists. Act now to tell the Senators: DON’T GO TO ISRAEL  . As Israel escalates its occupation, dispossession, and ongoing human rights violations, Palestinians are calling for governments worldwide to cease economic and cultural collaboration with the apartheid state. That’s […]

URGENT ACTION: Support Harvard SodaStream Victory

by JVP Boston

Call to Support Harvard SodaStream Victory . Harvard Palestine Soldarity Committee has released a statement in regards to Harvard University Dining Services deciding not to buy SodaStream machines anymore. As expected, Harvard President Drew Faust has received pressure from groups to investigate the matter. We are calling on our supporters to kindly email the folks below to […]