While both candidates have positioned themselves as the best choice for addressing racism in a city that is 53 percent people of color, their outlooks on related issues and strategies regarding how to fix things differ substantially.
Brawl for City Hall
SHAME TIME: IT’S TIME TO MAKE NONVOTERS FEEL EXTREMELY UNCOMFORTABLE
They poison our Facebook and Twitter feeds, struggling to channel their emotions and be heard. But while they’re willing to piss into the bottomless rhetorical ocean that is social media, they’re not willing to pull the singular lever that has measurable impact. Imagine the nerve.
WE INTERVIEWED MORE THAN 25 BOSTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES ABOUT SCHOOLS
We really did sit down with 27 candidates for Boston City Council—from at-large contenders to those trying for district seats—to ask about Boston Public Schools.
ELECTION SPECIAL: THE SWEET SMELL OF INCUMBENCY
In Boston politics, nothing helps more than already being in office
ALL EYES ON DISTRICT 9
For the first time in a decade, there’s a City Council race in Allston-Brighton worth paying attention to
LO KEY ENDORSEMENT
Why would Somerville Mayor Curtatone be seen with this guy?
BRAWL FOR CITY HALL: SOCIALIST MOMENTUM
"There is a sense in which we understand that resistance to Trump needs to be rooted in resistance against a neoliberal economic and political system that is rotten at every level."
TWO QS ON SCHOOLS: DOMINGOS DAROSA: (BOSTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE, AT-LARGE)
"These things aren’t happening. Why? Because one department won’t work with the next department."
TWO QS ON SCHOOLS: MARK CIOMMO (BOSTON CITY COUNCILOR + CANDIDATE, D9)
"One of the best things we have done as a school system in recent years is go to what we call a weighted student formula, which gives weight to young people who have vulnerable circumstances in their life, whether it’s poverty, whether it’s disability, it could be autism."
TWO QS ON SCHOOLS: ERICA TRITTA (BOSTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE, D2)
"It’s difficult to know how much the schools need, but I’d like to say as much as possible. Children need to be able to access education."