Wayfair workers protest contract with detention center

Business Jun 27, 2019

Wayfair workers protest contract with detention center

Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday to protest the company's decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 employees at the company's Boston headquarters ...

Boston counterprotest overwhelms, cuts short 'free speech rally'

World Aug 20, 2017

Boston counterprotest overwhelms, cuts short 'free speech rally'

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a "free speech rally" a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the U.S. Counterprotesters marched through the city on Saturday ...