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Crossword: ''Schoolyard Pranks: Platinum Edition''

Only for the classiest children
Only for the classiest children
By MATT JONES  |  May 07, 2010

Crossword: ''2 funny''

I'z in ur crosswurd, makin u solv.
I'z in ur crosswurd, makin u solv.
By MATT JONES  |  October 30, 2009
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Patrick's latest train wreck

There is no doubt that Governor Deval Patrick had — and has — much better ideas about reforming and restructuring the state's transportation infrastructure — including the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority — than the legislature.
Plus, an Israeli diplomat does the right thing
By EDITORIAL  |  August 14, 2009
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Review: The Lemon Tree

Message gets entangled with melodrama to the benefit of neither in Eran Riklis's sometimes engaging allegory of the Israeli/Palestinian standoff.
A sometimes engaging allegory
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 01, 2009

Crossword: ''Go digital''

Turning over a new page
Turning over a new page
By MATT JONES  |  April 01, 2009

Crossword: ''So cute''


If it gets any cuter, I'll get a toothache.
By MATT JONES  |  October 22, 2008


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Both sides

Two young women are coming of age on stage as part of New Repertory Theatre’s “Their Voices Will Be Heard” series.
Rachel Corrie  and Pieces   stand off in the Middle East
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 12, 2008

Crossword: ''Did I stutter?''


Sure sounded like it
By MATT JONES  |  February 06, 2008
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Going to Hell

“Abandon all hope, you who enter here” are the words we find inscribed across the gate of Hell at the beginning of the third canto of Inferno.
Bread and Puppet tours Bush's inferno
By GREG COOK  |  January 29, 2008
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Four years later

In the aftermath of a surprise attack by Egypt and Syria that overwhelmed Israeli forces in 1973, a special commission was convened to determine what went wrong.
Bush's bullshit
By EDITORIAL  |  May 02, 2007
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Babbling books

April comes like an idiot, Edna St. Millay wrote, babbling and strewing flowers.
Chabon, Murakami, Bukowski, and more
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  March 13, 2007


Making the case

Bob Woodward wants us to believe he wholeheartedly thought we had to rush into war.
Letters to the Boston editor: March 2, 2007
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 28, 2007
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Israeli and Palestinian women promote reconciliation

Although her daughter was killed by a Palestinian suicide-bombing attack, Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan is part of a group of trying to promote reconciliation among Israelis and Palestinians.
The Middle East
By MIRIAM ALTMAN  |  September 27, 2006
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The face of war

Meet Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, chief of Hezbollah and — as such — the culprit most responsible for triggering the latest war in the Middle East.
Hezbollah’s agenda is single-minded: destroy any hope for peace
By EDITORIAL  |  August 07, 2006

Rice seeks Gaza border deal


JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday an agreement over Gaza border crossings was "in sight" and extended her Middle East trip to try to broker a deal between Israel and the Palestinians.
By Bill Thompson  |  December 18, 2005