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Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of the crime

In 1985, with President Ronald Reagan boasting of "Morning in America," and no end in sight to the inequalities in America's public schools, educator, activist, and writer Jonathan Kozol traveled from his hometown of Newton, Massachusetts, to New York's
Digging for Fire
By JOHN J. KELLY  |  September 14, 2012

The Freshman 5: Identity Starter Kit

So here you are, a Boston newbie, all too ready make those crappy, awkward high school days a thing of the past.
New to Boston? Time for a fresh start? Try one of these identities on for size.
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 07, 2012

Portland activist in Palestine

Danny Muller, Portland resident and former executive director of Peace Action Maine, first traveled to Palestine in 2003 with Barbara Lubin, founder of the Middle East Children's Alliance (MECA), a California-based non-profit humanitarian aid organizatio
International Relations
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 06, 2012

C.T. Butler is back on the front lines

C.T. Lawrence Butler hasn't been to Boston in nearly a decade.
Thirty years after he helped found Food Not Bombs, the consensus king returns
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 21, 2011

Impeach John Roberts

It is time for an enterprising and courageous member of the US House of Representatives to file articles of impeachment against the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, John Roberts. The charge: lying under oath.
The Chief Justice lied
By EDITORIAL  |  February 05, 2010

Good riddance

Kennebunk activist Jamilla El-Shafei is at it again.
Maine activist plans shoe-hurling action
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 07, 2009