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Play by play: July 24, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 24, 2009

Play by play: July 17, 2009

Boston's theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 17, 2009

Joke's on whom?

Harvey Silverglate’s article is the sort of thing that should be saved for occasions when people who may be offended by humor need to be advised to calm down.
Letters to the Boston editor, August 22, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  August 20, 2008

Willful imprisonment


Letters to the Boston editor, June 20, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 18, 2008

Letters to the Portland editor, June 20, 2008

We would like to thank and congratulate Jeff Inglis for his vivid and thoughtful account of his night in the replica of a cell from Guantánamo that was placed in Portland’s Monument Square.
Getting Michaud's record straight
By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR  |  June 18, 2008
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Protest I

On Tuesday, 40 gagged demonstrators, clad in orange prisoner-style jumpsuits, made their way from the center of Boston to the JFK Federal Building.
Fighting for your right to civil liberties
By CAROLINE PERRY  |  June 27, 2007


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Back in the USSR

Gulag is the Russian acronym for the government agency that administered the famously harsh system of forced labor camps in the former Soviet Union, but it has come to refer more generally to that system of prisons and detention facilities.
Studying the Gulag at BU, Mexican women in art at Brandeis, and Pedro Reyes at Harvard
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  October 10, 2006