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Co-published with Jacobin. Columbia Point tenants face new management and a private police force.

Co-published with Jacobin. Sisters Angie Irving and Linda Wade bring the Black Panthers to Boston’s Columbia Point housing project.

Co-published with Jacobin. Tenants take their growing dissatisfaction and aim it at their landlord, the Boston Housing Authority.

Co-published with Jacobin. A group of black mothers in Boston public housing ramp up their militant tactics—including a two-day lock-in at a welfare office—to get the …

Co-published with Jacobin. At Columbia Point, a new public housing project in Boston, mothers organize to try and close the city dump.

Co-published with Jacobin. Coming November 19, A People’s History is a striking, new documentary podcast series from Jacobin and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.

Co-published with WBUR. An extensive review of Boston police reports reveals the majority of those arrested in “Operation Clean Sweep” were not charged with crimes like …

Co-published with WBUR. Boston city councilors say nonprofits and unions have been hesitant to work with their offices since two former mayoral aides were found guilty …

Co-published with WBUR. After nearly two years in the making, artist Steve Locke is withdrawing his proposal for a slave trade memorial in front of Faneuil …

Co-published with AlterNet. For the creative class, living in the cities that advance their aspirations means accepting a Faustian bargain.

Co-published with The Verge. Harsh pregnancy drug laws keep many women from seeking prenatal care, and that puts mother and baby at greater risk.

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