Independent journalists from BINJ, DigBoston, and several other sites and papers will use the facilities, which we first conceived as an alternative to the hotel across the street where journalists from bigs like CBS and CNN enjoyed cozy press accommodations while the rest of us sat on the carpet in the lobby and fought over electrical outlets.
Why the Mass budget surplus is better spent on infrastructure needs
Sheriff sides with Trump and ICE, against constituents and immigrants “It’s essentially an end run around the bail process,” said Laura Rótolo, a staff counsel and community advocate with the Massachusetts branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. Rótolo was referring to plans by Barnstable County Sheriff James Cummings to use cooperation with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency […]
At Logan airport, a weekend of relief after a week of chaos WORDS AND PHOTOS BY JOSHUA EATON (Spanish Version Here) Azi Torkamani was skeptical when she heard that a federal court order in Massachusetts had temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s 90-day ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iran. Torkamani’s mother, 67-year-old Ehteram Alian, was […]
Image by Kent Buckley January 13, 2016 BY JASON PRAMAS @JASONPRAMAS Over 100,000 undocumented immigrants from Central America have entered the US since 2014—seeking to escape what the mainstream media like to vaguely call “violence and political instability.” And they have been living in abject terror since the Obama administration’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) […]