As is emphasized in Dig pieces this week about topics ranging from cannabis, to housing and homelessness, to race, it’s clear that there are stark important differences between Jackson and Walsh.
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.
"A cannabis cafe, where you can buy and consume on site, is allowed under the law. But there’s a process."
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.
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“Roger Stone coming to the city of Boston is another indicator of racism, misogyny, and sexism being accepted in this city by people in power."
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"These things aren’t happening. Why? Because one department won’t work with the next department."