On Thursday April 20, 1-2 p.m. MACHE will host a phone bank via Zoom: Together participants will call healthcare companies and elected officials, to keep masks in MA healthcare—with the message that masks are a cornerstone of infection control, and that equitable access to all healthcare settings for all residents must be maintained.
Opinion: Failed American Dream
South Asian Workers’ Center activists call for “a different way of imagining justice” in the wake of CPD killing of Sayed Arif Faisal
Seven years ago, Sayed Arif Faisal immigrated to Somerville from Chittagong in Bangladesh. While he studied computer science at UMass Boston, he worked at CVS. His mother worked at Dunkin Donuts, and his father traveled back and forth to Bangladesh for his job.
On Jan 4, 2023, Arif was in ...
Guest Opinion: Promoting Metal Detectors In BPS Perpetuates Dangerous Narrative
When these factors are not explicitly named and acknowledged, one demonstrates a gap in understanding that racism perpetuates disproportionate outcomes for Black and Brown populations.
Guest Opinion: Dear Fellow Young Voters—Dems Have Had Our Backs. Now, let’s have theirs.
If we can convince Biden to do a 180 on weed, what can’t we do?
Video: A Dig Editor’s Guide Through the Mass Ballot Questions
This matrix is especially here to help four groups of people—winos, dentists, millionaires, and/or Trump supporters
Guest Opinion: The Real Impact Of Having Fewer and Fewer Local Opening Acts
Local support benefits everyone—the opener gets an opportunity, the headliner gets a warmed-up crowd, the crowd sees a new band, the band gets new fans, the venue gets a longer show …
Guest Opinion: Beacon Hill Inaction Costs Millions That Could Go To Affordable Housing
“We estimate that over $20 million could have been raised from transfers in just six luxury buildings if the tax had been in place.”
Guest Opinion: Medicare For All Will Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
Vote for candidates that clearly support Medicare for All. Let Massachusetts legislators know that you want everyone to have the healthcare they need
Guest Opinion: It’s Time To Reckon With the Long Damaging History Of Racism In Boston City Council
I know this is controversial, but as we look to "dismantle racism," we should start with cleaning our own house first
Opinion: Trouble with a Capital T
"The Fair Share Amendment is our best chance to raise more revenue and say that safety, public transit, education, and our future are worth paying for."