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DIG STAFF IS WHAT WE SAY WHEN NO ONE WANTS TO TAKE THE CREDIT FOR IT.
News 

PICS FROM THE BIGGEST PROTEST IN THE HUB IN YEARS #BOSTON4FERGUSON

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What began as a rally in Roxbury spun into well over 1,000 people marching through Dudley Square, then down Melnea Cass, then to the South Bay House of Correction, then back up Mass Ave, and so on. Continue reading

News Opinion 

MEDIA FARM: PLEASE STOP COMPARING FERGUSON TO THE BOSTON MASSACRE

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In spelunking for Hub angles, we discovered commentaries involving Ferguson, Missouri, and what the situation there allegedly has to do with the Boston Massacre. Continue reading

News Opinion 

LET THE GAMES BEGIN: ANTI-OLYMPIC ORGANIZING HEATS UP IN BOSTON

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“Our main challenge is organizing and mobilizing citizens who are outraged that all of this is happening under our noses without our input or consent. We want to organize in every neighborhood, and for every community to feel like they have a voice.” Continue reading

News Opinion 

MEDIA FARM: EVEN WITH FERGUSON BACKDROP, MASS MEDIA BARELY REPORTS COPS GETTING AWARDS FOR FATAL SHOOTINGS

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At issue here is that Reynoso’s killers were presented with the state’s highest law enforcement honor, the Trooper George L. Hanna Memorial Awards for Bravery, and that reporters barely blinked. Continue reading

Music 

BE AFRAID: ROADSTEAMER PREVIEWS NEW BANGER, “GOING BACK TO IRAQ”

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Obviously the biggest music news out of New England this year, if not the entire United States of America, if not the whole world, is that Robbie Roadsteamer is back in the saddle. Or is it off the wagon? Something like that. Continue reading

News 

PICS: BOSTON’S HOMELESS RALLY FOR SOLUTION OUTSIDE CITY HALL, STATE HOUSE

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A lot of the faces and signs from yesterday’s rally—planned by the group Hand Delivered Hope—tell an important part of the story … Continue reading

Arts 

KEY TO SNAZZ CITY: THE MAYOR’S HOLIDAY

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While we’re not recommending you see three different productions of “The Nutcracker” this winter, if you wanted to, the Mayor’s Holiday might allow you to swing it. Continue reading

News Opinion 

MEDIA FARM: THE FABULOUS BAKER EMPLOYS

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We’ve seen a few potential red flags so far in examining Baker’s growing circle of trust, and thought them worth sharing with those of you who rarely make it behind the Boston Globe paywall … Continue reading