In an op-ed of May 24 in the Boston Globe well-known adoption advocate Prof. Elizabeth Bartholet and less well-known adoption advocate Professor Paulo Barozzo try to make the case that international adoption could help to solve whatShow More Summary
The Boston Musical Intelligencer has a story about imminent cuts in free-lance classical criticism at the Boston Globe. Several sources have confirmed it to me privately. This is a disheartening development, not least because the Globe has, aside from staff...
As the weather heats up so should the trade rumors surrounding Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce, a potential unrestricted free agent this winter. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported Bruce has been targeted by a "few teams," including the Kansas City Royals. Show More Summary
Several teams are interested in potentially trading for Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Per Cafardo, the Kansas City Royals and Philadelphia Phillies are "looking at" Markakis, "though the money is an issue there, especially with the Royals." You can follow Timothy Rapp on Twitter. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Shark Tank has products and services scheduled to air on their Friday, May 20, episode that are already buzzing on social media. As reported by the Boston Globe, PMS Bites was one of the Shark Tank products featured — and PMS Bites is gaining buzz for helping women during times when cravings for sweets can... Show More Summary
Low bar, but Johnson-Weld is probably the most credible presidential ticket the Libertarians have ever fielded. https://t.co/lxuN5K4vmg — McKay Coppins (@mckaycoppins) May 18, 2016 From his hometown paper, the Boston Globe: Former Massachusetts governor William F. Show More Summary
In April, Stephen King wrote an editorial for the Boston Globe lamenting the installation of safety netting at Fenway Park. A season-ticket holder since the days of Boggs, King has enjoyed his seats near the dugout without incident and isn’t thrilled about the change. Show More Summary
We've jumped the gun on Jackie Bradley Jr. before. And if we didn't, all of New England did. The fans. The media. The Boston Red Sox players. "He's going to be good," Dustin Pedroia told Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe in 2013, just before Opening Day. Show More Summary
Authored by Jeffrey Sachs, originally posted at The Boston Globe, The Panama Papers opened yet another window on the global system of financial corruption, showing how political leaders and businesses use shell companies in secrecy havens like the British Virgin Islands and many US states to evade taxes and hide corruption and other crimes. Show More Summary
TRUMP IS ALREADY HAVING AN IMPACT, helping the Boston Globe learn to worry about executive powers.
The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1Th6LGP) 38-year-old Scott Leader and 30-year-old Steven Leader each pleaded guilty Monday to felony assault and battery and related crimes. The brothers admitted to urinating on the 58-year-old man as he slept outside of a Dorchester commuter transit stop in August, then beating him with a pole, punching and kicking him.
Former Pittsburgh Penguins star Kevin Stevens was charged Thursday in federal court with conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute oxycodone. According to Milton J. Valencia of the Boston Globe, Stevens and another man, Christopher...Show More Summary
Fairly tasteless and looked down on by Europeans. pic.twitter.com/ZY6vubNI0P — Bob Schooley (@Rschooley) May 10, 2016 Per the Boston Globe: Budweiser announced on Tuesday that it is making a drastic change to its signature beer labels this summer, renaming its lager “America” and replacing most of its branding with patriotic mottos. The redesigned cans and […]
On Our Radar Bitch HQ Happy Tuesday! • At a Humane Society gala, Kesha performed Lady Gaga's song about sexual assault from the film The Hunting Ground, "Til It Happens to You." [ELLE] • The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team (the same reporting...Show More Summary
The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Investigation Team has published a report unearthing a disturbingly large number of sexual abuse cases from private schools throughout New England. Since 1991, over 200 students attending roughly 67 different schools have come forward with accusations of sexual abuse or harassment perpetrated by teachers, administrators, and staff. Read more...
North Carolina and the Department of Justice filed counter-suits against each other over anti-trans law. Family separation is a natural product of the U.S. immigration system. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team uncovered hundreds of allegations of sexual abuse at elite New England prep schools. The new excuse for violence against abortion providers. “No one detailed how […]
In a new report, the Boston Globe's Spotlight Team paints a horrifying portrait of the reality of sexual abuse in New England private schools. The report itself is an important read, providing a 25-year history of the issue and prompting a breakdown of the most sobering statistics here. It's worth ... More »
“Even if you suspect Trump might win, if you contribute to his campaign, you’re buying a ticket on the crazy train. … You own everything that he does.” — GOP strategist Tony Fratto, quoted by the Boston Globe, on why [...]
When Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells recently raved about Patriots rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett, there was a good reason for it. As explained by Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, Parcells has been advising and mentoring Brissett for years. “I’ve known him since he was 16 or 17, and if you can help kids…
The Republican party isn’t dead, contrary to what one may have read in the New York Daily News or the Boston Globe. To know why the Republican Party isn’t dead, one needs only to read the original Republican Party Platform of 1856. Historian Richard Cavendish explains why the Republican Party was founded: “The party was [...]Show More Summary