Alien Invaders. Yup. I'm not joking. On the front page (at least it's below the fold) is Captivated by an alien abduction tale, complete with pictures. It even opens with the prerequisite cheesy dark-and-stormy-night lead: They came in the … [Read more...]
Another reactionary cheapshot from the Globe
A few weeks ago, Seascraper asked How is the Globe fighting the web. Today's low blow is a good example. This piece is filled with innuendo, lies-by-omission, and flagrantly obvious bias. That's ignoring the pandering. I guess that Craig … [Read more...]
Free the political prisoners of Morrisey Boulevard
Whoever edits the Globe decided that the most important story to Boston readers this morning was "Putting the Dalai Lama on a pedastal" -- judging from their above-the-fold front page. Real newspapers like the Washington Post and New York … [Read more...]
Time to reboot the MBTA
The MBTA has been a patronage haven, for both parties, for decades. Systemic corruption is deeply wired into the culture, from the lowliest worker cleaning latrines someplace to the very top. Please note that I am not alleging personal … [Read more...]
Executive Compensation Ratio?
In all the uproar about The Globe, I seem to have missed a hugely important factor: the Executive Compensation Ratio (ECR). What is the ratio of executive pay to "average" worker pay at the Globe? While I understand that none of those … [Read more...]
Response to Saturday’s hatchet-job?
Saturday's piece by Frank Phillips mentions several of the participants here. It reads like a hatchet-job. Any comments or responses? Doug? … [Read more...]
Carpe Diem — Taking charge of reform
An external federal investigation, conducted by a Democratic Justice Department, ordered by a Democratic President, and invited by a Democratic governor, is a compelling demonstration of our commitment to our core values, our progressive … [Read more...]
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