As Tuesday’s vote against the Suffolk Downs casino indicates, East Boston is still very much a hotbed of community activism.
Renée Loth writes about politics, policy and community. She is the editor of Architecture Boston magazine and a columnist for The Boston Globe.
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This isn’t the first time a documentary about Hillary Clinton has faced accusations of being a campaign advertisement in disguise.
Turnout in Tuesday’s special senate primary will probably be low — almost no one is used to voting in April. But by rights this election should be a door-buster.
Most of our so-called ‘natural’ disasters are at least partly man made: Sandy is just the most recent example. Architects, engineers, and designers are often ahead of the curve, but we’ve got miles to go to prepare for future ‘acts of God.’
The crucible of the presidency in times of war and economic hardship has tempered Barack Obama and according to commentator Renée Loth it’s also made him stronger and wiser.
Historic Boston was built of brick, a legacy that gave way in the ’60s to the so-called Brutalist style – and now to big, boring boxes. But, Renee Loth wonders, is there a better way?