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PETER MOST: Up in smoke

Two things are becoming increasingly clear. One, based on the facts and law, it is downright dopey for Great Barrington not to settle in its Community Impact Fees cases. Two, the town has persistently received bad counsel.

Peace on the left, justice on the right

I tell you all this because what’s new is old to me. And I have a slightly different perspective on the events following George Floyd’s murder.

Mary Gendler: A life of peaceful protest

It was during an audience with the Dalai Lama the very next month that the Gendlers suggested the Tibetans might have more success if they learned new ways to struggle nonviolently.

Coming of age during segregation: A talk with Dr. Bernard LaFayette Jr.

"We’re dealing with interesting dynamics right now because all the problems we have faced in the past now have little tentacles that are coming up in different ways." --- Dr. Bernard Lafayette, from his remarks at the 20th Annual W.E.B. Du Bois lecture at Bard College at Simon's Rock

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

That angelic prognosticator, Hershey, summarizes his picks for the Academy Awards. Let's see how infallible he turns out to be.
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