As we struggle to delineate the upper limits of the United States justice system, ideas of human rights and financial concerns render the situation much more complex than ancient forms of punishment and torture. The trial and conviction of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brings this conflict to the forefront.
Safe Hub Collective, an organization devoted to creating public spaces that are secure for all people, conducted a harassment survey in 2013. Out of the more than 500 participants, 88 percent said they had experienced street harassment in Boston.
It's easy to believe in redemption for yourself. I mean, come on, you aren't that bad. But, do you believe redemption is possible for everyone?
We slaughter the innocent and guilty alike in the United States. As parents, we teach our children that killing is wrong then send them off to war and celebrate when an alleged criminal is put to death.
Ace Atkins is well-known to thriller-lovers everywhere. He was a Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist, has written standalone novels, and is known for his Nick Travers and Quinn Colson series.
It would be wise for those with jobs that have few options for movement to develop scheduled programs of walking and more vigorous exercise during slow periods, before and after shifts, and on any days off.
You've done the Freedom Trail, you've gone to the museums, now discover what some Bostonians don't even know about their own city. Here are ten secret spots. How many are you familiar with? Want a bit more? The Getaway Mavens take a deeper dive.
By Chelsea Stuart We all know that museums are dedicated to the preservation of history, art and culture, but what about the environment? While the...
While it may surprise you to learn that the total number of craft breweries grew by 15.3 percent between 2012 and 2013, more surprising may be the fact that a large number of those companies also operate environmentally friendly production models.
Once upon a time, "geek" was considered a derisive label. The word alone conjured images of suspenders, pocket protectors, and wedgies. But with time, that has changed, as those skills formally relegated to geekdom have proven to be fundamental in a technology-driven economy.
Children and adults with special needs deserve America's best effort. As I said recently on national radio, America can do much better than it's doing in the health care field.
In our continuous quest for craftsmanship and inspiration, Dan set out to Milan Design week to explore some of the new collections at the Salone del Mobile -- a sprawling, citywide celebration of the most innovative, and most exclusive offerings in furniture and design.
Many well-intentioned leaders and task forces have attempted to rebuild Madison Park. Before coming up with new reforms, it behooves the new superintendent and the city's leaders to remember that skills have become the global currency of 21st-century economies.
Anne Fontaine, a Franco-Brazilian fashion designer, entrepreneur, businesswoman and philanthropist, hosted a party at her store in the Heritage on the Garden to celebrate Forest Day, with a portion of the proceeds supporting the Anne Fontaine Foundation.
Just like everything else, sandwiches also get a makeover come spring.
The devastating earthquake that ravaged Nepal on Saturday has conjured up a ...