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Rose Kennedy's mini-Hooverville and a stand-in

"I believe that Rose Kennedy would most definitely have allowed Occupy Boston protesters to camp on her lawn."
Letters to the Boston Phoenix editor, October 21, 2011
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 21, 2011

An error, or how our time machine broke

Those of you reading this week's "8 Days A Week" column can be excused for wondering if you had time-warped into the past this week....
By Jeff Inglis  |  February 16, 2011

Critics' choice?

This month, Jonathan Franzen became the first living American novelist in 10 years to make the cover of Time . His Freedom — out this Tuesday, and his first novel since 2001's National Book Award–winning best seller, The Corrections — has been anoin
Jonathan Franzen and the Great American Novel
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  August 27, 2010

Prisoners’ support services slashed

Governor John Baldacci announced on December 16 that he had taken significant steps toward warehousing prisoners instead of rehabilitating them.
 Baldacci’s Warehouse
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  December 23, 2008