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Calling MaineToday in Honduras
Maine's largest daily-newspaper group has outsourced its circulation customer-service work to Honduras, letting five Maine-based employees go, reassigning another, and allowing one to retire early.
| August 05, 2011
Balls of fire
For one month every four years, the United States — try as it might — can’t impose its vacuous culture on the rest of the planet. The World Cup arrives and the Americans are, at best, an afterthought.
Porn stars, witch doctors, elephant farts, and the worst soccer team on the planet take center stage at this summer’s World Cup
DAVID SCHARFENBERG AND LANCE GOULD
| May 28, 2010
Some weeks back, I got to listen to Brown University archæology professor Stephen Houston pronounce the throaty, staccato sounds of Maya hieroglyphs carved across a six-foot-wide limestone panel.
The Maya and the Kennedys at the Peabody Essex
| May 21, 2010
Fresh fruit and vegetables
The bleakest months of New England winter are ahead of us, so the prospect of leaving your toasty house to see art may not be at the top of your to-do list.
A winter crop of art
| January 01, 2010
“I got very tired of being called an ‘alternative journalist’ for so many years,” says former Phoenix reporter Al Giordano. “Alternative to what?"
Authentic Journalism Dept.
| October 16, 2009
Review: Sin Nombre
Films like Sin nombre exploit their subjects as much as they empathize with them.
An artificially "realistic" sensibility
| April 01, 2009
When Cambridge native Caleb Neelon talks about how he got hooked on graffiti, he often recounts a trip he took to Germany with his mom in 1990.
Graffitist Caleb Neelon is a street survivor
| February 18, 2009
Review: Lisa ''Left Eye'' Lopes, Eye Legacy
The posthumous hip-hop release has become such a music-biz commonplace.
Mass Appeal/Koch (2009)
| January 27, 2009
Three Day Threshold take pride in roots
Three Day Threshold take pride in their roots
The undiscovered country
| January 26, 2009
Last year was an important one for the Garifuna musicians of Central America.
Andy Palacio’s gang regroup
| April 01, 2008
The show includes puppetry, cartoons, oils, watercolors, drawings, collage, photography, sculpture, installation, and even a political parable.
A wide-ranging collection at Hera
| November 27, 2007
Ebbing radicalism in Cambridge
When conservatives obsess over the People’s Republic of Cambridge, this is the kind of thing they have in mind.
| July 25, 2007
Party and prayer
For Palacio, the road from a rural Garifuna childhood to the recording studio was not an easy one.
Andy Palacio rescues the sound of the Garifuna
| July 24, 2007
Bush's secret army
The 9/11 attacks provided a catalyst: an unprecedented justification to forge ahead with a radical agenda molded by a small cadre of neoconservative operatives.
Meet the American mercenaries of Blackwater, who fight outside of the law and take direction from the radical Christian right
| March 21, 2007
A better world
There is not much dimensionality in waging war, apart from scale — killing one person at a time or many.
‘Waging Peace’ at Hera Gallery
| October 03, 2006
Graham Greene’s last interview
This article originally appeared in the June 28, 1991 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
A great writer condemns US interventionism
JOHN R. MACARTHUR
| June 28, 2006
If the Democrats are serious about recapturing the governor’s office, they should make sure their statewide convention this weekend puts Chris Gabrieli’s name on the ballot.
Why Democrats should make a place for Chris Gabrieli. Plus, ?xing the broken immigration system.
| June 02, 2006
22 across: Passage of passage?
No theme, just a ton of long words.
| February 16, 2006
This space used to house the Claremont Café, which outgrew its origins as a gourmet cafeteria to become a serious Mediterranean bistro with Peruvian menu incursions.
An altogether underrated South End treasure
| January 25, 2006
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