Heroin addicts most sadden me because I see in so many of them the lives they might have had, and because I understand less than ever why they would trade those possibilities for what inevitably comes after the needle is pulled from their arm.
For this woman, our shared New England history wasn’t one. The melting pot had never really melted.
Pilobolus performs around the country and across the globe, but I’m thinking their audience ought to include those who could use a refresher in the art – and necessity – of working together.
I felt that I had devoted my career to telling the truth, and the truth was that I was fired, so it just seemed — what else? I wasn’t going to — my kids are 31 and 29. I wasn’t going to say, ‘I’ve decided to step down to spend more time with my family.’
If we could know how much time we have left, how would we use it, and how would that change our perception of time?
As America leads the world into a golden age of globalization, jobs and capital cross borders in nanoseconds. Enter the Canadians, with their crippling, last century ideas of ‘universal’ health care and ‘secure’ retirements.
Why was Grisham’s criticism of child porn sentencing laws so widely and reflexively condemned? Why was he pressured into offering an apology?
Severe food allergies require special attention, but they don’t have to make you the odd one out.
By what measure of rational thought is a draft document that asks about homosexuals — and only asks — whether the Catholic Church is “capable of welcoming these people” a cause for celebration?
Once relegated — literally — to the sidelines, or stuck in support roles, serving as warm-up acts for male analysts, female sports journalists today are recognized for their knowledge and opinions about the teams and the players they cover.
Throughout this time of war, the cellphone fills a vacuum felt by Syrian refugees who are miles away from their homes and loved ones. It serves as a thread that helps tie their shattered lives together.
If we are going to ask school children to recite it daily, shouldn’t we as a society have to demonstrate what it means, daily?
What is a dangerous, insanely commercialized form of athletic combat doing in our public schools?
This is modern science that matters. Once frumpy, the minivan is busting out of the suburbs, big-time.
Massachusetts workers without sick leave are forced into impossible situations in which they must choose between their job and the health of their families.
The bridge was a metaphor for the connection we on the mainland had with those served by the programs on Long Island: It was shaky. It was tenuous. But at least it was there.
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