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Posted 08/25/2015 04:35:00 EDT
Lovely story...but "lay down" would mean putting duck feathers on some surface or other. You mean "lie down."
Posted 07/14/2015 06:47:00 EDT
The fact that Clinton talks only about the middle class and never mentions the working poor tells you a lot about why there is room for Bernie Sanders in this race.
Posted 07/07/2015 12:31:24 EDT
Yes, academia does have special status. Its mission is to provoke discussion and critical inquiry, and the right response to speech you dislike is more speech exposing what's wrong with it.
Posted 06/22/2015 09:30:20 EDT
"Section 8 housing in itself does not necessarily increase crime. The problem is that privately-owned housing that is owned by landlords are often located in areas where the crime already exists." htt more »
Posted 05/30/2015 07:12:26 EDT
And it's "cut and dried," not "cut and dry." more »
Posted 04/21/2015 07:09:02 EDT
Polls at this stage of the game mean less than nothing. more »
Posted 03/23/2015 07:38:57 EDT
I don't know about Boston, but I can tell you that in Somerville there's a two-year wait for public housing (unless you're in an emergency situation like a threat to health and safety). So, it's great more »
Posted 01/08/2014 12:45:21 EST
East Somerville is a totally different place!
Posted 11/11/2013 07:31:06 EST
Hurrah for you, Christopher Gasper. I couldn't agree more. Football players need to have the courage and strength to say, "This must stop." The only thing I would change in your article is that this more »
Posted 04/22/2013 12:58:33 EDT
This is a good thing for the Globe. The live blog will help it keep its newly expanded audience while maintaining the value of a paid subsctiption. It is also a good thing for the community. I do h more »
Posted 02/09/2013 08:49:56 EST
Carl has also been a leader on transportation policy, including the Green Line extension, and his constituent services are fabulous. He represents all of us.
Posted 06/15/2012 03:41:22 EDT
A very small correction: it was sponsored by CAAS in collaboration with the Somerville Health Foundation (which is administered by the Cambridge Health Alliance). more »
Posted 06/15/2011 06:23:19 EDT
Landlords can often get low-cost or no-cost help from their city governments to de-lead their homes. Ask! Don't assume it will be too expensive for you to do. more »
Posted 05/01/2011 07:02:10 EDT
Why does Graeme Wood find it necessary to make not one but two ignorant comments about Marxism? Karl Marx did not "[lay] out a path for history based mostly on his own aspirations." He specifically re more »
Posted 05/26/2010 10:44:41 EDT
I wish there were more Green party candidates to vote for! If you want to throw the Democratic incumbent out, you don't want to replace him or her with someone who will give even more tax breaks to bi more »
Posted 05/10/2010 03:03:18 EDT
There's a new Medical-Legal Partnership in Somerville. See www.caasomerville.org. more »
Posted 01/22/2010 06:23:56 EST
James, get in touch with the Cambridge Human Rights Commission. They handle Fair Housing complaints, including "discrimination based on family size" (the legal terminology for not renting to families more »
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