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Legalize pot now

The Obama administration, already overtaxed with two foreign campaigns, made headlines this past week when the White House's newly minted director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy called for an end to the "War on Drugs."
With support from the unlikeliest circles, this could be marijuana's moment
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 29, 2009

Timeline: Reggae in Boston

A timeline of reggae milestones in Boston
1968 - 2009
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 22, 2009

Reggae revival

The climate is tropical, sweet skunk fills the air, and reggae jams are hitting such lofty decibels that I can't even feel my phone vibrate.
Booming in Boston's underground, Caribbean riddims are about to burst back into the mainstream
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 22, 2009

Flashbacks: May 19, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By EDITORIAL  |  May 17, 2006

Pop fundamentalism

I keep waiting for Madonna to have her James Frey moment.
Matisyahu and Madonna embrace a holy plan
By JOSH KUN  |  March 02, 2006

The Wailers

Following Bob Marley’s death, the Wailers have survived in various forms over the years, all of which include only one key player from their peak years: bassist Aston "Family Man" Barrett.
A Marley celebration
By DAVID BOFFA  |  January 13, 2006