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AT THE BOSTON GLOBE, worries that Jill Stein might cost Hillary votes. So they chose a really unatt…

AT THE BOSTON GLOBE, worries that Jill Stein might cost Hillary votes. So they chose a really unattractive photo of Stein, who’s actually a pretty handsome woman, to illustrate it.

Venezuela roils corporate profits around the globe

By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies operating in Venezuela have escalated the use of an accounting maneuver to insulate themselves from a worsening economic crisis in the South American country that has erased more than $10 billion in profits over the past 18 months. Show More Summary

Boston Globe’s Michael Brodeur ‘On Poetry’

If you’re wondering what to read seaside during these glorious weeks of summer, Boston Globe correspondent Michael Andor Brodeur recommends a few new collections to make trips to the beach that much better: new poetry collections by Simone White, John Beer, Sara Nicholson, and Tyehimba Jess. WHAT THE LYRIC IS By Sara Nicholson The Song […]

A Former Mass Pike Toll Collector Turned Author Laments AET

Boston Globe publishes an op-ed by former toll collector now author Roland Merullo who recounts his days in the booth, noting, “Anyone who deals with the public knows there’s a particular weight to engaging humanity in all its various...Show More Summary

Mass Pike to Offer Some Motorists Toll Relief with New AET System

Boston Globe reports, “Drivers in the Worcester and Springfield areas will gain some relief from Massachusetts Turnpike tolls under an all electronic [tolling] system being tested and set to go live in October.” The report adds, “Jacquelyn...Show More Summary

Legal Sea Foods restaurant chain takes heat for sexist Hillary Clinton ‘cold fish’ ad

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Legal Sea Foods chain of restaurants is taking heat after they ran a full-page ad in the Boston Globe referring to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a “cold fish” — a slur inferring a woman is frigid, reports The Boston Globe. The New England-based chain has been...

Gerald Green Reportedly to Sign with Celtics: Latest Contract Details, Reaction

Following a disappointing 2015-16 season, Gerald Green will get a fresh start with the Boston Celtics. Sean Deveney of SportingNews.com was the first to report the signing. Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe later confirmed and added that it is a guaranteed deal. Show More Summary

Georgetown 3L:Law School Is A Terrible Idea For Most People

Boston Globe: Put Down That Law School Application Before It’s Too Late, by Isvari Mohan (J.D. 2016, Georgetown ("among the 1 percent of students who love law school"): I’m going to bet that many of you have considered going to law school. Whether you’re a scientist, a doctor, an engineer,...

Massachusetts Attorney General Wants To Ban Semi-Automatic Weapons

The Boston Globe: Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday she was cracking down on the sale of guns that, she said, were designed to skirt a state law banning assault weapons. Healey said she had put gunmakers and sellers on notice that they were not allowed to sell the guns, which she said were […]

Watch RNC, Protests: Live Stream Coverage, Arrests In Cleveland On Day Two Of GOP Convention

The Boston Globe is reporting that three people have been arrested in protests outside the Republican National Convention (RNC), which is going into its second day in Cleveland, Ohio. Internet users are able to watch the RNC, protests,...Show More Summary

What Happened to Moderate Rudy Giuliani?

Fred Kaplan, Slate: Exactly 20 years ago, as the Boston Globe's New York bureau chief, I interviewed Mayor Rudy Giuliani in his office in City Hall. The 1996 Republican Convention was going on in San Diego, and I asked him why he wasn't there. Show More Summary

1,000 Phillips Exeter Alumni Send Letter to Admins Demanding Action on Sexual Assault 

Following the Boston Globe’s Spotlight report last week on Phillips Exeter Academy’s bizarre mishandling of an alleged sexual assault, over 1,000 alumni of the elite prep school signed a letter to the administration pledging to withhold support and donations until the administration “prioritize[s] the issue of sexual assault.” Read more...

Less Than Complimentary Article On Smith & Wesson

The author of this article at The Boston Globe, Akilah Johnson, is obviously trying to show the human side of gunsmiths and mechanics at Smith & Wesson as opposed to the ugly, boogeyman portrait the progressives paint.  But it reminds us (1) that Smith & Wesson has no business whatsoever still being ensconced in Springfield, […]

What Has Happened to Rudy Giuliani?

Exactly 20 years ago, as the Boston Globe’s New York bureau chief, I interviewed Mayor Rudy Giuliani in his office in City Hall. The 1996 Republican Convention was going on in San Diego, and I asked him why he wasn’t there. “It’s not my sort of thing,” he replied. Show More Summary

Teen Knocks on Wrong Door, Gets Shot Dead

A Massachusetts man has been charged with murder after he fired a bullet through his door, striking a teen who mistakenly thought he was at a friend's house, MassLive.com reports. According to the Boston Globe, police found 15-year-old Dylan W. Francisco on Saturday afternoon outside the Chicopee home of...

The Morning News: Death Toll Rises in France, Seattle Police Arrest 204 "Johns," Equitably Paid Employees Buy CEO a Tesla

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz France is "facing a struggle which will be long," French President Francois Hollande says after #Nice attack https://t.co/9CUlfi4Yib— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) July 15, 2016 It's Horrible: Fifty people are still in critical condition. Suicide Bombing Killed 300 in Iraq on July 3: In case you missed that. Show More Summary

New England Prep School Made Student Bake Bread for His Victim to Atone for Sexual Assault

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Thanks to a recent report from the Boston Globe, we know that allegations of sexual abuse and harassment are outrageously prevalent at New England's private schools — among 67, more than 200 students have accused private-school authorities of sexual abuse or harassment over the past 25 years. At least 90 have ... More »

Bozell & Graham Column: Now Controversial: ‘God Bless America’

It didn't used to be — that's a phrase we use a lot these days, isn't it? — but the Fourth of July festivities bring out the angriest guff from the left. In 1991 Boston Globe arts critic (and aspiring poet) Patricia Smith decided to refashion the national anthem in the leftist rag The Nation.

Ruthless investor preyed on the vulnerable — but just got destroyed in court by a homeless math wiz

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A brilliant but troubled graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has finally won his case against a man with a reputation as a ruthless, predatory investor. According to the Boston Globe, 75-year-old John Henry Wenk won his suit against controversial investor capitalist Brian R....

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