We are going into our fifth month of demonstrations and actions all over the USA about police violence and sanctioned summary judgment. Hearing, reading, seeing the news, it seems as if brutality, terror, and torture are breaking out … [Read more...]
Bruins Open Thread
Go Bruins! Thought jconway would have done this one by now... … [Read more...]
DREAM Now Letters: Tania Unzueta
For years we lived in a small basement, then a small apartment. When we moved here, my dad had been offered a job with the promise of regularizing his status through employer sponsorship, 245-i. Our family was going through that process … [Read more...]
CHICAGO OUT as Olympic Site…
Chicago is out of the running as an Olympic site after being eliminated in the first round of voting. I think the Obama Administration should have gotten better vote count intelligence before having a US President and First Lady put in this … [Read more...]
Deporting Dissent: Tam Tran and the DREAM Act
Duke has already written a better post about Tam Tran then I will ever be able to write, so I'm going to write about this from the unique perspective that I bring.First, ICE is the most frightening enforcement agency within the U.S.'s … [Read more...]
Michelle Obama and WAL-MART
But the real reason I oppose him is his wife's deep connections to WAL-MART. Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times published an article about this highly controversial connection in May. According to Sweet, Michelle Obama is no … [Read more...]
Why in Chelsea’s Backyard?
The Boston Globe editorial staff weighed in on the misguided proposal for a new peaking diesel plant for downtown Chelsea today with their piece, "To limit Chelsea pollution". As a downwinder of the Salem Power Plant, it's … [Read more...]
Do you REALLY want to wash that NOW?
Unfortunately, this is a rare exception and most people have no idea how much their power costs. Many electricity markets are now deregulated, which is nice in theory. But in order for true competition to flourish, willing … [Read more...]