With a successful Boston Bike Week behind us, the elite Mayor’s Cup on Saturday (September 20), and the all-inclusive Hub on Wheels this Sunday (September 21), we figure now is the ideal moment to formally join the pro-cycle chorus. Not only as cheerleaders, but by addressing prehistoric problems in new ways that hopefully spur conversation and action. Continue reading
They aren’t for the faint of heart—literally, you might have cardiac arrest–—but they certainly deliver the bump you’ve been after since that first high. Continue reading
Whether you respect bike rights or spite them, riders are here, they’re in gear, so you’d better make some room for them. That considered, and on the premise that this city and most any other can immensely benefit from collaboration between cyclists and those who hoof it, we paved a road map toward tandem teamwork.
Think about it: One out of every four bike accidents could be stopped, today, with no cost to the taxpayer, if drivers would just look before they opened their doors. Continue reading
I was right in the middle of reading Assata when Michael Brown was murdered in Ferguson. As the events in Missouri unfolded, reading Shakur’s memoir was a horrifying deja vu. Continue reading
“I am a huge advocate for media literacy, in fact I think it’s something that is woefully missing from our education.” Continue reading
If you have any respect for your music or your (potential) fans, then you need some fucking diversity. And not just to groove with some kind of agenda I have for all types of media to better reflect marginalized communities, though that is a huge part of it. Continue reading
Boston doesn’t have slums like Brazil does. Nor do we have such pervasive government corruption. But inviting the Olympics to our city would mean needing real answers about how to host the games without causing harm to our neighborhoods, be that related to increased police presence or potential displacement. Continue reading