Since many of our friends in other cities have included lists of the best places to cry on campus in their back-to-school guides, we thought it would be fun—if not a bit depressing, in a shameless click-whorey kind of way—to expand such a survey to an entire metro region.
SPECIAL FEATURE: THE NEW POLLUTANTS
A growing body of research suggests that, in and around traffic, what you can’t see may be killing you
POINT OF POWER: STATE POLICE TRAINING INCLUDED ‘HATEFUL, TERRIFYING’ SLIDE SHAMING PROTESTER
“For them to use a hateful meme of me in what is supposedly training material is just terrifying,” Sullivan wrote. “It shows just how openly they condone harassment campaigns against anti-racist protesters.”
HARSH PENALTIES FOR HARSH TRUTHS
It’s obvious that Ryan is looking for revenge and retribution, not justice, especially considering the fact that two of the remaining defendants were street medics who were not in the road.
ONE YEAR LATER: I SAT ON I-93 BECAUSE POLICE ARE KILLING BLACK PEOPLE IN MY NAME—IT’S REALLY THAT SIMPLE
For months following our action, the biggest news outlets in Boston questioned whether our protest should be considered attempted murder, lamented the traffic we caused, and even called for us to be treated as domestic terrorists.
FENDER TRENDER: A SPOTLIGHT INVESTIGATION INTO THE ‘BOSTON GLOBE’ BILLBOARD ON I-93
As it turns out, the Globe appears to be going out of its way to promote pieces on food allergies.
THE RIDICULOUSLY INHUMANE BILLS OF REP. COLLEEN GARRY
On the hunch that where there’s fire, there is probably more fire, I took a look at Garry’s history of sponsoring legislation.
FREE RADICAL: BILL SEEKS TO MAKE BLOCKING THE HIGHWAY ATTEMPTED MURDER
The bill was filed on the same day that the Somerville 18 took to the highway in protest of police brutality.
GUEST EDITORIAL: AN OPEN LETTER TO THE OPEN MINDED
Why we should stand with those who stand on the highways.
CLUELESS MASS TROOPER TWEETS NONSENSE
On privileged lawmen editorializing protest news