Homegrown Protest

By WGBH News

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Mar. 4, 2012

BOSTON — From the Tea Party to the Occupy movement to websites going dark, protest has been in the news. "The Callie Crossley Show" took a look at three protest movements from our region that have made an impact.

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Fight for the Future
We talk with Tiffiniy Cheng, the cofounder of the Worcester-based organization Fight for our Future. The group was instrumental in organizing one of the biggest online strikes in internet history against the web censorship bills SOPA/PIPA in January.

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The "Boston Occupier"
Dan Schneider is one of the original founders of the newspaper that covers Occupy Boston. This Emerson College film major opted to give up a semester in Los Angeles to stay in Boston and co-edit the newspaper when Occupy Boston started last Fall.

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Joey Quits
Providence resident Joey Defrancesco became an internet sensation last fall after he posted a video of himself quitting his hotel job — with some help from his band. He's since been working to turn his popularity into a workers' rights campaign.


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