There’s a new cliff in town, and it’s much scarier than the fiscal cliff. It doesn’t have anything to do with expiring tax cuts or sequesters. It has to do … read more »
As longtime bookies know all too well, I have occasionally been derelict in my duties as your literary cruise director here at #1book140. No, no, you doth protest too much. … read more »
Voters dislike negative advertising. And voters don’t like super PACs very much. But perhaps I repeat myself. Check out this animation of spending by super PACs over time from Northeastern … read more »
Fleura Bardhi believed what many of us do about members of car-sharing services like Zipcar. They care about the environment. They want to take cars off the road. They’ve created … read more »
From Mauro Martino at Northeastern University comes this intriguing infographic of fundraising by the presidential candidates from March 2011 to Feburary 2012.
The Obama campaign’s attempt to make an issue of Mitt Romney’s governorship quickly descended into spectacle Thursday. As the president’s chief strategist, David Axelrod, made his case in front of … read more »
Dismantling urban freeways — replacing elevated viaducts of steel and concrete with parks and boulevards — is happening in so many places, it’s like an unspoken national urban policy. We’ve … read more »
Marion Jackson’s airy, light-filled studio is filled with Brazilian art and sculpture. It sits on the third floor of a five-story, 100,000-square-foot industrial building in downtown Detroit that opened in … read more »
In May 2010, a 30-year-old Pakistani-American drove his Nissan Pathfinder into one of the most scrutinized urban spaces on the planet and parked along the curb.
Is anyone else getting as nervous as I am about this debt-ceiling debate? Don’t get me wrong; my view has long been that we would endure some stomach-churning days on … read more »
A leading Arab American group dropped a prominent Syrian-American musician from performing at their annual convention in a dispute over a freedom-tinged song that he was set to perform.