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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on Refill GB—a mission-based shop with a welcoming vibe (and zero plastic!)

Founded three years ago by Berkshire native Jamie McCormack, this charming Great Barrington retail space helps you make better choices for your health and the planet.

Alan Chartock: Bloomberg can beat Trump

Bloomberg has assembled the best of the best to push his candidacy. He will do what he has to in order to win.

Alan Chartock: Our insane gun culture

The point is that the gun does terrible things but is also representative of the inequality that exists in America.

Alan Chartock: Playing the Israel card

One can always be cynical about the motives of politicians when they do things like travel to Israel, as Cuomo has done.

Alan Chartock: Gov. Cuomo rides roughshod over Democrats

So what’s really going on here? Does Andrew REALLY want the Democrats in the Senate? He says he does.

Alan Chartock: Cuomo cultivates dichotomy about cannabis

The more I saw of the emerging fight with the Legislature, the more I thought that this was very-clever Andrew saying that he was for legalization but really being the old middle-of-the-road-Democrat Andrew who was actually opposed.

Alan Chartock: Ringmaster Cuomo tries to tame unruly Democrats

The relationship between Cuomo and the state Democrats is fascinating. The governor is holding the leash of a rather rambunctious dog.

Alan Chartock: The wages of sin fill public coffers

Marijuana is just like everything else in that there are both good and bad sides.

Alan Chartock: Democrats on the edge

The Democratic penchant for forming circular firing squads is well-known and it is showing not only in the House of Representatives, but in the New York State legislature.

Alan Chartock: Legal bribery in New York Legislature

So if a judge declares that the so-called commission exceeded its authority to set limits on outside income and the commission didn’t have the right to take their lulus away, will Boss Heastie and his counterparts in the Senate have to give their newly elevated salaries back?
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