Fixing Boston’s Housing Market

Housing is more expen­sive in greater Boston than just about any­where else in the country. Here’s how tough it is for fam­i­lies: Half of them who rent in this city pay […]

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Too Much Sports In High School?

In his 1910 essay on “The Amer­ican Boy“, Theodore Roo­sevelt wrote about the value of ath­letics, specif­i­cally foot­ball, and the lessons that sports can teach. He said, “in life, as […]

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Violent Hazing In High School Sports

Hazing is nothing new, but two recent local hazing inci­dents raise some inter­esting ques­tions. In one inci­dent, 3 Somerville high school stu­dents are charged in the brutal sexual assault of a High […]

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50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. deliv­ered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Wash­ington (video below). The “Let Freedom Ring” com­mem­o­ra­tion today on the National […]

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