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Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism
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.”
In the process of editing this week’s cover feature by Jean Trounstine, a collaboration with the ...
“If I had a dime for every meal or cup of coffee I’ve generated in the North End, I’d have a boat by now.”
As Tufts was announcing last week that it plans to “remove [the] Sackler name from [its] medical school facilities and programs," on Dec 6, one city over in Cambridge, Harvard students joined community members in unveiling a pointed art installation on the topic.
It’s time to call the governor out for being a shameless business-assist monkey right now, because later’s always too damn late.
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Titled “No News Is Bad News,” it’s about how the predicament of local media in this state has gone “from bad to worse,” what “a world without news really looks like,” and, specifically, how “the marriage of GateHouse and Gannett looms like an Angel of Death over what’s left of the local media landscape.”
The centuries-long relationship with Boston that made Chelsea a frontline community for environmental justice ...