As Tufts was announcing last week that it plans to “remove [the] Sackler name from [its] medical school facilities and programs," on Dec 6, one city over in Cambridge, Harvard students joined community members in unveiling a pointed art installation on the topic.
“I have very close family members who have been directly affected by the opiate crisis ... They struggle with addictions that were brought on by the exact marketing tactics that the Sacklers used to make billions of dollars.”
Transit policy has historically focused on expansion through suburban systems—serving White and wealthier constituents more reliably than those living in inner cities.
"What people don’t quite realize yet is that this industry is small in only one respect—it is only small in the sense of how big the industry will become in the coming years."
"Management’s goal was clearly to carve off a bigger segment of nurses, but they failed to do so. In the end, it really only made the union stronger."
You don't need a union to take action for justice on the job
For people living on the margins in the cities, towns, and suburbs around Boston, the available housing subsidies are painfully inadequate—just like the public transportation and job opportunities
With such precedents in mind, it’s important to keep watch as younger actions blossom, and as veteran activists find new direction.
If this week’s snowpocalypse spotlights one thing in particular, it’s the long-standing and well-known horror show befalling any poor Boston sot with a car, and nary a place to park it when push comes to shove.