National Politics

Comic characters in Boston's bike lanes remind drivers (and the mayor) that more can be done to improve safety. Photo: Jonathan Fertig

Pop-Up Comics Push for Better Bike Lanes

Posted May 23, 2017 by Stephen Miller

Boston’s latest do-it-yourself bike lane intervention might seem a bit sketchy — because it uses comics to prod City Hall for needed safety improvements. Last night, volunteers installed eight large black-and-white comic cutouts, printed on waterproof boards and mounted on
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Author Stone is wearing  the red shirt

Remembering Vietnam

Posted May 16, 2017 by Ralph E. Stone

Anh Lê’s article about Vietnam brought back memories of Vietnam for me.  I was a U.S. Army Transportation officer stationed in Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh City, during the 1968 Tet Offensive. War is a spectacular show when watched from
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The Real Threats to Veterans’ Healthcare

Posted April 20, 2017 by Suzanne Gordon

On Thursday April 13th, over 250 military veterans packed into a room in the Veterans Memorial Building in San Francisco to listen to House Democratic Leader Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and other healthcare experts talk about The Real Threats to Veterans
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Saving Obamacare, Pelosi Earns Support in 2018

Posted March 28, 2017 by

Pelosi’s Leadership Kept Democrats in Line You know the whispering about someone like Jane Kim challenging Nancy Pelosi from the left in a 2018 Democratic primary? That challenge wasn’t happening before last week; after she saved Obamacare, anybody deeming Pelosi
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