“Together, we have and will continue to take on the big challenges we were told would be impossible—from passing paid parental leave to standing up to big corporations to protect rental housing.”
Boston City Hall
COUNCIL CANDIDATE PITCHES IMMIGRANT-FRIENDLY IDEAS BASED ON EXPERIENCE
“People don’t realize a lot of these kids with immigrant backgrounds come with trauma, coming from war-torn countries.”
THE MUM FUND: TOUGH QUESTIONS FOLLOWING AN AUDIT OF A CHARITY MEANT TO HELP BOSTONIANS IN NEED
“Insufficient and ineffective utilization of the fund may risk the Charitable Trust not meeting its mission and objectives to assist City of Boston residents in need."
CEASEFIRE ON THE COMMON
The meeting, on the whole, was constructive, and MassCann and the Friends agreed to stay in touch before, during, and after next year’s rally.
VICTORIA SHEN: GETTING EXPERIMENTAL IN BOSTON’S STARKEST SPACE
What to expect when the local multimedia artist and musician brings experimental electronics to Boston City Hall this Friday.
UNRESPONSIVE: THE MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC RECORDS LAW FAILS THREE OUT OF THREE TIMES
That’s what’s happening with all three agencies in this case, with each one putting their own unique spin on how to circumvent the rules.
BRIC OF ICE: FEEBLE STATE RECORDS LAW AIDS ICE IN MA
What’s less known is that here in Massachusetts, our feeble public records law is helping to bolster these efforts by obscuring the process through which local officials share information with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
AMERICAN BANDSTAND: A CALL ‘TO BETTER BALANCE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS WITH SECURITY NEEDS’
Among the many to weigh in on these issues, the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) has released a compelling statement... It’s on the money, and so informative and forward-looking that we thought it was our duty to excerpt it here...
WE CAME, WE SAW, WE COVERED (A #FIGHTSUPREMACY COMPOSITE RETROSPECT)
Between the protesters, the counterprotesters, the media, the cops, and a handful of trolls, countless stories unfolded in Boston last weekend. These are several we encountered…
HOW THE ‘FREE SPEECH’ RALLY ORGANIZERS AND THE BOSTON GLOBE GOT ME FALSELY BRANDED AS A WHITE SUPREMACIST
The panicked calls came from my friends and family—including my poor old mother, who was afraid I would be shot—right around the time that I arrived on Boston Common on Saturday.