The Valley’s most famous living peace activist is having a birthday. It should come as no surprise that Frances Crowe, known for her opposition to war through war tax resistance and eco-pacifism, isn’t hoping for the standard cake and presents birthday fete.
The Cambridge City Council has halted the activation of eight surveillance cameras in the city out of concern about who would have access to the images, what they would be used for, and possible invasions of privacy.
In a long line stretching down a row of lockers, students, parents, teachers and others stepped up one after another and offered their oen one-word message to President Barack Obama: “Positivity.” “Coexist.” “Communication.”
As graduates entered the arena, they passed by people dressed in orange jump suits representing detainees held at Guantanamo Bay without charges; the Raging Grannies sang anti-war songs, the students held signs and passed out stickers that bore anti-Card slogans. About 100 people circled around a bullhorn as protesters made statements against the former chief…