The results of the Massachusetts primary will tell us a lot about how these fights will unfold, but regardless of the outcome, it is a dynamic almost certain to intensify.
Fran Sweeney’s fight against the fascists of her day should inspire those battling bigotry now
“The role of art is to continue to show that out of pain comes beauty.”
Co-author says “the younger Chinese generation in America should be more political than their parents”
According to Sheridan Thomas, teaching comedic timing is nearly impossible through a computer screen. Thomas, a teacher of acting and directing at Tufts University, is 70 years old and never had to teach online before COVID-19. She had to adjust to tools like Zoom to conduct her comedic Shakespeare class, and lagging WiFi made a mess of the course.
New England Cultural Organizations Struggle to Survive in an Age of Social Distancing
“It’s impossible to advocate for someone [in court] over the telephone. … Anything you say or your client says is heard by everyone.”
“We wrote our own tenant protection act, which has been filed. It would expand the voucher program to everyone who is over the age of 75. The state would guarantee, no matter what happens with rent, you’d be able to pay your rent and stay home.”
What Mass lawmakers can learn about parole from the battle to end death by incarceration across the country. “To see the transformation of those who have caused harm is important for those who have been harmed.”
Living with fewer materials and less waste should, in theory, save consumers money and resources. It should also save municipalities money in the sharply rising costs of recycling and trash disposal. But waste-free options are expensive in personal time and inconvenience, especially when compared to the unparalleled convenience of the disposable economy