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Review: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Near the end of this documentary a woman calls the pink ribbon of breast cancer-awareness a "made in China" tag.
Documenting hypocrisy in the breast-cancer awareness movement
By MILES BOWE  |  June 22, 2012
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The Ex-Mitt Club

In most ways, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign has improved upon the 2008 version.
Most of Romney's big early donors from his first presidential campaign have deserted him in his second
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 04, 2011
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A friend in need

For the last 15 years, Aliza Shapiro has been the heart and brains of Truth Serum Productions, the rabble-rousing outfit behind the irreverent TraniWreck cabaret.
Community comes together to support Aliza Shapiro
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  August 05, 2011

The League ReEmerges

What better way to explain an electoral system (or anything, really) than by using cupcakes?
Annual Events
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 13, 2011

Keeping Close Buy

Masey Kaplan's children used to bring home fundraising catalogs — the ones from which part of the proceeds go to the school — from their Portland school, full of wrapping paper and plastic toys and goods "from god knows where." Kaplan, a graphic design
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 29, 2010
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Lobbyists line up to line House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s pockets

This has been a brutally difficult year for Massachusetts candidates to raise money. But there is a clear exception to that drought: House Speaker Robert DeLeo, who appears to have smashed recent records for fundraising to this point in the year.
Good to be king
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 17, 2010


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Coakley cashes in at the bar

It's no surprise that Martha Coakley has raised much of her money for her US Senate campaign from lawyers — that has been her professional and social circle for pretty much her entire adult life.
Lawyering Up
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 04, 2009

Capital cash

A well-connected Rhode Island couple has donated $100,000 for the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Weiners donate $100K for Obama's inauguration
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  January 07, 2009
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Money matters

Conventional wisdom dictates that Barack Obama was swept into office on the winds of change.
Obama's victory was bought and paid for — with change
By STEVEN STARK  |  December 23, 2008