• Issues

    Plimoth Plantation Employees Consider Picketing

    by  • August 31, 2017 • Issues

    Newly unionized workers at the Plimoth Plantation living history museum in Plymouth, MA are considering picketing in the wake of talks with management over low staffing levels, as well as difficult and potentially unsafe working conditions.

    Fifty of the museum’s 180 employees joined a union in November.

    Read the full story here: https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2017/08/29/plimoth-plantation-employees-are-unhappy-with-working-conditions

     

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    PEN America Reports Aggressive Interrogation of Artists and Writers at US Borders

    by  • March 8, 2017 • Issues, News

    Despite the court-ordered stay of President Trump’s first immigration travel ban of late January, 2017, restricting entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, reports of detention and aggressive interrogation of travelers, including U.S. citizens¹, by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials at US airports were widely reported.

    PEN America, an organization dedicated to protecting “open...

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    A joint letter from Boston art museum directors

    by  • February 25, 2017 • Issues, News

    The following joint letter was posted Feb. 24, 2016, to friends and supporters of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Harvard Art Museums, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Please forward to your friends and networks:

    As directors of Boston’s art museums, we serve...

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