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Review: Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Morgan Spurlock ( Super Size Me ) is at it again.
Morgan Spurlock's new "docbuster"
| April 22, 2011
Never before have a I seen such a classist, racist, lock-step-thinking set of election results in my time living here, and I — OK, kidding; kidding. Just wanted to get a rise out of the people who still think I'm all "Maine is a mess" and "White people
| November 12, 2010
Local activists crusade to cut circumcisions
What do William Shakespeare, Don Johnson, Sean Hannity, Redd Foxx, and Ralph Nader have in common with Jenna Jameson flicks and 70 percent of men worldwide? They're all uncut.
Protesting male circumcision
| July 31, 2009
Guns don’t kill people. People kill people.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 1, 2009
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 01, 2009
A revolutionary, Ralph Nader, a Baptist minister, and two former congressmen from Georgia are all running for president in Rhode Island.
On the Rhode Island ballot: a revolutionary, conservatives — and Ralph Nader, of course
| October 29, 2008
Granite up for grabs
Presidential candidates and their surrogates spend most of their time in high-population, close-contest areas.
Why McCain, Obama, and their supporters are swooping down on New Hampshire
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| September 17, 2008
Crossword: ''Bizarro world''
Everyone's against me!
| July 23, 2008
Four Greens fight for their party’s nomination
Supporters of Cynthia McKinney say that choosing a presidential nominee doesn’t have to mean selecting between a black and a female candidate.
| April 02, 2008
The 100 unsexiest men in the world
Welcome to the first installment of ThePhoenix.com's 100 Unsexiest Men in the World.
Who would Scarlett least like to be with?
BILL JENSEN & RYAN STEWART
| March 27, 2008
Know your superdelegates
If they choose wisely, they’ll follow the will of the people all the way into the Oval Office.
Democratic insiders in Maine and throughout the country will decide the party's nominee
| March 12, 2008
Obama outside the Boom
A year ago, when I saw Obama speak on the Durham campus of the University of New Hampshire, he did not sound the way he does now.
The first political leader of my generation acts nothing like the rest of us — which might be how he’s gotten where he is
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| March 05, 2008
Dance, monkey: Andrea Henry
Immediately projected all my unfulfilled dreams onto her. She’s already signed up for Patriots cheerleading camp.
We put a comic on the hot seat
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| March 04, 2008
The amazing race
For the past year, presidential politics has been building to the crescendo that is the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.
We break down the Presidential campaign to its six essential parts, and predict your next Commander-in-Chief.
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| December 26, 2007
Trash night. Trash night, trash night, trash night. Abfallnacht , as they probably call it in Germany.
Who knew recycling, shorter showers, and organic spinach could cause such angst?
| November 07, 2007
The upcoming presidential election was never going to be an easy one for the Republicans to win.
If a third candidate crowds the 2008 presidential election, the GOP will have effectively handed the election to Hillary
| October 17, 2007
The hippest guy in state government
The idiosyncratic crowd indicated just how different this event was from your standard legislative money-maker.
State Rep David Segal brings some youthful cool to the general assembly
| September 26, 2007
Say it ain’t so, Cindy Sheehan
The best place to observe the masochistic tendencies of the American left these days is in San Francisco.
Plus, the turd’s blossom has finally fallen off
| August 15, 2007
Rudy's mayor problem
The biggest threat to Giuliani’s campaign can be summed up in two words: Michael Bloomberg.
Giuliani’s campaign-trail fortune could lay in the hands of New York City’s pesky other Hizzoner, Michael Bloomberg
| August 08, 2007
In sickness and in health
Michael Moore seems a little down on himself.
The Sicko director takes his own pulse
| June 27, 2007
Letter to the Boston editor: April 13, 2007
Ralph Nader was not the reason for Gore’s loss.
Another inconvenient truth
LETTERS TO THE BOSTON EDITOR
| April 11, 2007
Can McCain make it work?
The biggest story of the campaign so far has been the semi-collapse of John McCain.
Now that Perot-style independence is on the skids, will McCain’s ‘straight talk express’ be derailed?
| April 04, 2007
An Unreasonable Man
If you’ve grown tired of the hysterical one-note demagoguery of Michael Moore’s documentaries, then An Unreasonable Man may seem a welcome relief.
Epic documentary on the life of Ralph Nader
| February 07, 2007
Get out of town?
Your editorial “ On Moving City Hall ” shows a common misunderstanding: City Hall Plaza is not Mayor Menino’s to sell.
Letters to the Boston editor: January 12, 2007
| January 10, 2007
Fractured fairy tales
Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
| December 28, 2006
Trotting out Trotsky
It’s a sign of the political times here in Portland when the Green Independent Party isn’t considered progressive enough.
| December 13, 2006
Ralph Ginzburg, American provocateur (1929–2006)
I first read Ralph Ginzburg’s magazine Fact in 1964, and it was a revelation.
| July 12, 2006
A wild, wild, wide-open race
Here are five Big Things about the recent primary election that were missed or underemphasized by the “straight” press.
What you won’t learn from the rest of the media about Maine’s upcoming elections
| June 21, 2006
What Republicans can teach the Greens
Take advantage of the chaos
| June 08, 2006
Grass roots fire fight
During its recent convention, the Maine Green Party transformed itself from a chronically decentralized group of activist-skeptics into a maybe, possibly, if-you-squint-your-eyes-could-be a unified party with a palpable lust for political power.
Maine Greens, burned by internal conflict, struggle to stay alive
| June 07, 2006
Flashbacks, May 12, 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.
| May 11, 2006
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