“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.”
"We need the ordinance to pass so we're not dealing with executive branch demands to expand surveillance in a Whac-A-Mole fashion.”
Detectives interviewed Jasmine Huff shortly after she was assaulted by Boston police at a demonstration last summer—but were mostly interested in incriminating her
"It is clear that previous leaders of the police department neglected their duty to protect and serve."
From violations of the residency requirement, to cops caught with their hands in the overtime kitty, to domestic violence and drug possession, to the wholesale beating of protesters, it never ends.
Gross, rumored as mayoral candidate, didn’t register to vote in Hub until October 2019
“Increased patrols do not protect anyone ... they are actively harmful to poor and oppressed people who are routinely harassed, brutalized, and surveilled by the police in Boston and across the country."
40 years ago this month, Fred Clay was arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. After 38 years behind bars, he’s telling his story and writing another chapter.
From several dozen troopers facing criminal charges in an expansive payroll fiasco, to drunk-driving drill instructors and other one-offs, the follies continue.