Can we stand up to Book Burning 2.0?

It was nearly 90 years ago that thousands of Germans gathered around bonfires to destroy books by leading writers, artists and other intellectuals, many of them Jewish. It was only the beginning of a fascist movement to eradicate Jews and others who didn't fit the Aryan ideal. This was the cultural genocide that preceded the …

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The mid-terms: pessimism to optimism to hanging on for dear life

This week's inflation numbers were a cold splash of reality to many who had, over the summer, become more optimistic about Democrats' ability to hold onto Congress. At least, not lose the Senate. After all, the Biden Administration has put together a substantial list of accomplishments in the last 22 months. Gas prices were coming …

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Chris Dempsey, the perfect fit for MA Auditor

The down-ballot race for state auditor is often lost in the noise about campaigns for governor or attorney general. That shouldn't happen next Tuesday. The auditor's office is responsible for ensuring that our tax dollars are spent in the public interest, wisely and efficiently. This year's race for auditor is especially important because one candidate, …

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