A tribute to Senator Kennedy from an author who got to know him through thirty-year-old transcripts.
17 posts from August 2009
In the second installment of a two-part post, David W. Moore looks at the historical lessons Democrats should heed in the mid-term elections.
Polling expert David Moore turns a skeptical eye on polls predicting a too-sunny future for the Democrats.
The author of Big-Box Swindle looks at the environmental arguments in favor of small, locally-owned neighborhood shops.
A look at items of interest and recent Beacon press.
A look at recent evictions in a neighborhood in East Jerusalem, and Israeli efforts to "Judaize" the city.
Church in the parking lot of a public beach? It's a summertime Holy Hullabaloo.
A look at recent Beacon Press media.
The author of Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage looks at recent advances in family law that can help all gay and lesbian parents.
Poverty and homelessness do not mean that books are pushed aside: a love of reading endures in the face of adversity.
Kai Wright explores the current conservative backlash and the self-defeating fear at the root of racial anxieties.
In his latest dispatch from Stone Prairie Farm, Steven Apfelbaum takes to the deep waves of the prairie.
A look at some items of interest and Beacon media mentions.
Jeff Sharlet talks about the fundamentalist Christian politicians who call themselves "The Family."
Frederick S. Lane looks at the Constitutional issues posed by the group of politicians at 133 C Street, otherwise known as "The Family."
What does a Supreme Court Case about animal cruelty have to do with booksellers? Chris Finan explains the free speech issues at stake in U.S. v. Stevens.
Our Skeptical Pollster David W. Moore looks at bias in the seemingly objective world of polling.