I’m glad this column has allowed me to shine a light, however small, on the ills that plague the city. But we need more voices like mine, and more willingness to take risks.
“The observant citizen outside the walls has long been forced to the conclusion that the grim institution does not perform its primary purpose"
Do we need the BRA or urban renewal for the city to reap the benefits of large-scale, complex development projects?
If my public records request had been an embryo, my paper baby would be a month old by now.
Gilmore talks guns, media, and money
The issue of homelessness will doubtlessly be tied to the legacy of the mayor’s first years in office, and it’s no surprise that Walsh wants to spin the story.
It’s obvious that Ryan is looking for revenge and retribution, not justice, especially considering the fact that two of the remaining defendants were street medics who were not in the road.
There are countless issues on which Walsh and his team at Boston City Hall should probably focus in 2016, plus hundreds if not more ways that politics on Beacon Hill could improve.
It’s ironic that the very tool the BPD hopes will suppress these kinds of actions will, thanks to FOIA and a little crowdfunding, allow the event to live on forever.
"They are the faces of the “displacement crisis."