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Mosque welcomes visitors

Don't believe what you read or hear in the news about Muslims.
Community Building  
By JEFF INGLIS  |  August 17, 2012
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It just don’t pay

The only thing worse than taxes is tax breaks.
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  May 11, 2012
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Happy Rosh Hashanah!

A (sort of) heartwarming story of a Jew and a Muslim.
Toontime
By DAVID KISH  |  September 30, 2011
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A decade of awful air travel

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of overzealous TSA frisking.
Idiot Box
By MATT BORS  |  September 16, 2011

The State vs. the People, Pt. 1

On Monday, the most prominent headline on the front page of our daily paper or, as the Bud-I calls it with a unique mixture of glee and sadness, "The Pamphlet," was "Cesspools given notice."
A variety of cesspools; the right to know; taking aim
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  April 02, 2011
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The Ground Zero bridge to peace

The Big Apple builds a bridge for the Muslim community.
Bridging the culture gap
By DAVID KISH  |  September 17, 2010


Cafeteria Americans

Congratulations to the national Republican Party. Dismissive of the Constitution and thoroughly addicted to whipping up fear and ignorance, they've now managed to get a rise out of the "booboisie" — H.L. Mencken's term for the clueless public — with thei
The mosque malarkey; constitutional showdown in Cranston
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 20, 2010

Deval Patrick and the mosque

I was extremely disappointed to read your close-minded, ignorant, and bigoted position on Governor Deval Patrick’s meeting with Muslims at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury.
Letters to the Boston editor, July 2, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 02, 2010

The powerless rise

I’m an even-tempered guy. I don’t lose my cool more than, maybe, once or twice a day.
The danger of the unfocused anger of the Tea Party
By AL DIAMON  |  May 21, 2010
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The Soft Pack | The Soft Pack

This Los Angeles foursome first emerged in 2008 as the Muslims, a name they elected to change after they grew disgusted with and exhausted by all the ignorant — and often racist — bullshit that came out of people's mouths during shows/interviews/conversa
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By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 05, 2010

Losing our religion

All those pretty churches. So many of them white clapboard buildings with tall steeples and stained glass windows. The kind of thing that makes you think Mainers are a hardy, God-fearing, churchgoing lot.
Diverse City
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  January 08, 2010