Monthly Archives: January 2015

Sen. Jaime Eldridge to speak about criminal justice reform at Scituate Library on Feb. 3

For anyone who’s read The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander or is interested in finding out more about the problems in the Massachusetts criminal justice system and about state legislation designed to address them, this is a great opportunity. … Continue reading

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Profound moment when one Hingham Selectman files an Open Meeting Law Violation against own BOS

.Justice Louis D. Brandeis once famously said , “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” Justice Brandeis could have been … Continue reading

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The attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris is an attack on free thought everywhere

BelowBostonBlog would like to take this time to send sincere sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims of the attack on the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo in Paris today. As has been reported, the publication had been threatened … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! What this blog writer wishes is more participation in civic affairs at all levels of government

Happy New Year! What is one of my New Year’s Resolutions? After the shameful voter numbers for the Fall Midterm election in November of ’14 came in for the United States: 36.4% of eligible voters did their civic duty, or … Continue reading

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