"A recent analysis by the Congressional Budget Service ranked 11 strategies to spur the economy and create jobs. Cutting taxes for the rich was the worst ranked strategy."
15 posts from September 2010
A look at one of the activists featured in Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists.
Links to lots of good reading and listening around the web.
David Chura looks at our criminal justice system's attitude -- and our society's attitude -- towards prison rape, and prisoners in general.
Neil Miller discusses his new book about the 80-year reign of the Watch and Ward Society, Boston's moral crusaders.
Stephen Puleo will be at the Boston Public Library at 6pm tonight to discuss his book Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919. If you can't make it, head over to the Boston.com Live Chat right now (it...
Charles Euchner discusses the recent revelation that an acclaimed photographer of the civil rights movement was an FBI informant.
Beacon Press publishes its first graphic book.
In White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine, physician and moral philosopher Carl Elliott reveals the dangerous underbelly of the business of medicine.
New releases and recent media.
David Chura talks about his students and the challenges and rewards of teaching them.
While one man and his small group of followers talk about burning copies of Islam's holy book, America's secular and religious communities speak up in solidarity.
Courtney E. Martin explains why her generation is a lot more engaged than the media would have you think.
The author of Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin’ Mamas recalls his time working for a food co-op and the eggs they sold, with an interesting, salmonella-laden twist.
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship winner (2008), Builder Levy has photographed in New York City’s inner city communities where he was a New York City teacher of at-risk adolescents for 35 years; at civil rights and peace demonstrations in...