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The dead Kennedys: Joe blows it in Massachusetts

3 September 2020 2:32 am

The unthinkable happened on Tuesday night: a Kennedy lost an election in Massachusetts for the very first time. Thirty-nine-year-old Rep.…

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Lockdown is over. Someone tell the government

6 May 2020 3:31 am

The coronavirus shutdown is over by public demand. There are crowds of sunbathers in the parks of New York City…

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In Massachusetts, Warren fails to pull rabbit from hat

4 March 2020 1:50 pm

Boston Elizabeth Warren has all the answers, a plan for every disaster and the hectoring manner of a professor whose…

Thoreau: the poet-naturalist and political radical

Taking the rough with the smooth

8 July 2017 9:00 am

In The Ambassadors, Henry James sends Lewis Lambert Strether from Boston to Paris to retrieve Chad Newsome, the wayward heir…

‘The Arrival of the Pilgrims Fathers’, 1864, Antonio Gilbert (oil on canvas)

Crossing the pond

8 July 2017 9:00 am

What led a person in 17th-century England to get on a ship bound for the Americas? James Evans attempts to…

Left to right: Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Brian D’Arcy James, Michael Keaton and John Slattery

A worthy film that just doesn't fly: Spotlight reviewed

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Like The Revenant and The Big Short, Spotlight is yet another Oscar contender ‘based on true events’ — although it…