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Taxi turmoil

Taxis are an under-appreciated and often little-considered component in urban mass-transit systems. They fill the gaps left by the MBTA and offer a sort of curb-to-curb, citywide Zipcar service.
Plus, controlling local health costs
By EDITORIAL  |  March 19, 2010

Suspect principles

I was disappointed that the Phoenix chose to describe Attorney General Martha Coakley’s stand against the health-care bill recently passed by the House of Representatives as “principled.”
Letters to the Boston editor, November 20, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 20, 2009
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Khazei, Like a Fox?

If there is to be a candidate in the Massachusetts US Senate race who inspires the sort of grassroots, progressive following that propelled Governor Deval Patrick into office three years ago — an insurgent candidacy, if you will — it figures to be ideali
Insiders don’t think Alan Khazei has a chance in the US Senate race. But progressive activists could make him an underdog with bite.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 16, 2009
"Blunt Object" Follow-Up: Attorney General Coakley Responds To Question 2 Marijuana Reformers

"Blunt Object" Follow-Up: Attorney General Coakley Responds To Question 2 Marijuana Reformers


In my recent Phoenix article, “Blunt Object,” regarding Commonwealth marijuana reform, I guessed that Attorney General Martha Coakley would decline to scold the Massachusetts District...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 30, 2008