BLAST: Who are you? MIKE KOSTIGEN: I’m 22, Born and raised in Boston. Sailing Instructor. Former Marine Transportation major, transferring to study history. BLAST: What do you do? MK: Within Occupy Boston I work with the Direct Action working group. We help to plan marches, as well as try to keep everyone safe during the [...]
Oct. 15, 2011 5 Comments
Editor’s note: Blast writer John Stephen Dwyer has been staying with Occupy Boston protesters since the beginning of the protest. He has been filing longer stories every few days with breaking news when it happens. Two weeks ago, 300 people illegally seized a portion of the Rose Kennedy Greenway and set up tents. The mayor [...]
June 20, 2009 3 Comments
Some sources say a bomb went off outside a mosque and killed three or four people. Other say people were being shot dead in the streets. Some claim military tanks were deployed. Reports of helicopters landing at universities are coming through via Iranian twitter accounts. More twitter accounts claim Basiji may be entering homes and attacking civilians.