And the possibility of its return
Mass rideshare, delivery, and real estate industries gearing up propaganda campaigns to convince working people to vote against our own interests
Money should go to the local independent news outlets the digital giant has hurt worst
“Somebody said at the protest, ‘Money has memory.’ And, we have to think about where our money comes from, because money is not given to MIT with no strings attached, right?"
We can’t just hold our noses and look away from academia’s dirty money
The 2018 Disobedience Award ceremony was a full MIT Media Lab spectacle. Carefully produced, lavishly ...
The connection to Jeffrey Epstein is just one of many questionable relationships
Recently, two scholars announced their plans to cut ties with the MIT Media Lab over its longstanding relationship with Jeffrey Epstein ...
Over the holiday weekend, my wife and I had occasion to take the commuter rail out to Dedham to a family gathering in memory of loved ones who have left us. As we walked the mile to my cousin’s place—through middle-class suburban streets nearly bereft of foot traffic (and, in some places, sidewalks)—I looked at the many houses we passed. And thought about the fact that, despite their generally tidy exteriors and the lush greenery all around them, we were walking through a “news desert” in formation.
The official narrative and the real story
Readers might feel that this should be a time for me to take a victory lap. The GE Boston deal that I criticized from the moment it was made public in January 2016 ...
Rep. Mike Connolly’s blog offers a critical look behind the curtain of Mass politics
The Massachusetts State House is not a bastion of democracy. I think a growing number of people in the Commonwealth are pretty clear on that fact. Dominated for decades by a series of imperial House speakers, and to a lesser extent by its Senate presidents, ...