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Republicans have a lot to say about the immorality of saddling the next generation with our national debt. But when it comes to leaving them a wrecked, depleted, and rapidly warming planet, they are taking the exact opposite line.
Once derided as tree huggers, eco-friendly youth are now the nation's most powerful (and feared) voting bloc. So why isn't the GOP listening?
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| May 08, 2009
Revenge of the nerds
Barack Obama's new administration has been characterized many ways — as a return to liberalism, a Chicago Mafia, and the harbinger of a new age.
For the first time since JFK, 'the best and the brightest' are back in the White House. Will Ivy-League intellect be enough to set the country straight?
| January 21, 2009
Obama's dinner with the wimpy (?) right
Until I read this Michael Wolff piece, I hadn't known that Barack Obama recently sat down to dinner ...
| January 14, 2009
New in the Phoenix: Fretting over the Fairness Doctrine
In which I contend that the Right's anxiety about the FD's impending return is, in part, aimed at fe...
| November 13, 2008
Fair is foul
These are scary times for far-right conservatives.
What's the fuss over the Fairness Doctrine really about?
| November 12, 2008
Is John McCain crazy?
There is something not quite right about John McCain.
Or is he merely disturbed? Plus, local congressmen who screwed up the bailout.
| October 02, 2008
McCain vs. the WSJ
Yes, today's lead Wall Street Journal editorial has bad things to say about both John McCain and Barack Obama's responses to the ongoing economic meltdown....
| September 25, 2008
For real change, the chattering classes need to take a fall
The key word of the moment in America is “change.”
Phillipe and Jorge
PHILLIPE + JORGE
| January 09, 2008
Wipe the slate clean
The next year in sports crime is here.
Sports crime 2008
| January 02, 2008
The high hurdles
This article originally appeared in the March 24, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Obstacles for Dukakis in the long run
| April 09, 2007
Natural born liar
If you ever wanted a definition of “congenital liar,” just look at Dick “Big Time” Cheney.
“Shots and Beer” lives in persistent denial
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| January 31, 2007
For Democratic partisans, the pleasure of watching Republicans lose their shirts in last week’s midterm elections was matched only by the joy of watching Republicans admit defeat.
The conservative press grapples with a very bad week
| November 15, 2006
The Gospel According to John
Why are all documentary filmmakers liberals?
Lennon and Marx
| September 27, 2006
Bush’s high crimes
President Bush’s penchant for authoritarianism — for executive power unchecked by either Congress or the courts — has been laid bare by his aggressive and unapologetic defense of the indefensible: the secret surveillance of Americans without warrants.
Plus, Romney’s whining and Menino’s grim job
| January 04, 2006
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