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Flying blind: A primary-season post-mortem

With little public polling on the most hotly contested races in memory, Rhode Island’s pundit class was in the dark as the primary approached. But could the presence of a high-profile gay candidate make opinion surveys suspect anyway?
With little public polling on the most hotly contested races in memory, Rhode Island’s pundit class was in the dark as the primary approached
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 17, 2010
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Interview: Artist, Construction worker Susan Eisenberg

In order to shine some light on the inequality – as well as call attention to the strong, talented tradeswomen who wire this country's buildings, lay out piping systems, and fabricate metals – the local artist and poet Susan Eisenberg, herself a pioneer
On Equal Terms: Women in Construction 30 Years & Still Organizing at the Adams Gallery at Suffolk University.
By IAN SANDS  |  February 06, 2009
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The green governor?

Governor Deval Patrick promised to bring new faces and fresh perspectives to his administration, and he certainly has done that.
Few on Deval Patrick's ‘fresh blood’ staff have been seasoned in the State-house hallways
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  March 07, 2007

Giuliani Time

Kevin Keating’s balanced yet blistering documentary casts the trajectory of his subject’s career in a format familiar to any student of Behind the Music.
Behind the Music-style chronicling of the former mayor's career
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 07, 2006