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The 13th Annual Muzzle Awards

A year and a half into the Age of Obama, we are learning a lesson we should have figured out long ago — that repression, once in place, is rarely rolled back all the way, and that liberals no less than conservatives are reluctant to give up power.
A look at the dishonorable enemies of free speech and personal liberty in New England
By DAN KENNEDY  |  July 02, 2010
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Massachusetts: You might be living in a red state if

Scott Brown’s Senatorial victory is merely the latest sign that red tides are creeping upon our once-progressive Commonwealth. Don’t believe us? Consider that Kenny Chesney sells out Gillette Stadium every summer, and, of course, that wealthy Republican
31 signs that Scott Brown’s victory is changing the face of the commonwealth for the worse
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 22, 2010
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Cannonball quiets Harvard quad

It’s been awhile since we had to worry about the multi-colored national danger spectrum, but last week, the northwestern quadrant of Harvard Square was put on high alert.
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By TOM MEEK  |  November 06, 2009
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When a bicyclist falls in the city, does it make a noise?

Learning to cycle safely on Boston streets is a tempering process.
A look at the city's most dangerous intersections
By PETE STIDMAN  |  September 04, 2009

Gates-Gate lives on

Harvey Silverglate is right.
 Letters to the Boston editor, August 13, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  August 14, 2009
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Review: Shepard Fairey + Z-Trip + Chuck D

So Shepard Fairey actually made it this time. No insane, last-minute sting operations by Boston cops lurking just off the ICA’s property line. But also: no grand dramatics, either. (Like, he totally could have parachuted through a shattered skylight. In
“Experiment Redux” | Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston | July 31, 2009
By NICK CURRAN AND ADDISON POST  |  August 07, 2009


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Sympathy for Palin, advice for Gates

I found your article on Sarah Palin ("Sarah, Inc." July 17) to be surprisingly informative and balanced. Usually when there are media articles about Palin, they are loaded with personal attacks against both her and her daughters — something we Republica
Letters to the Boston editor: August 7, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  August 07, 2009
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The Gates case isn't about race

The weeks-long hubbub over the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. by the Cambridge Police Department has centered on race, understandably, for two reasons: 1) the African-American population has suffered inequitably in its relat
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By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  August 07, 2009

Sad state of affairs

Thank you for your moving story about the happy life and sad death of  Kelly Wallace .
Letters to the Boston editor: June 1, 2007
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 30, 2007