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Faneuil Hall

On Being American

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 06.16.2016 | Media
Nigel Hamilton

I became an American on Nov. 4, 2010, at an elegant ceremony in Great Hall of Bullfinch's Faneuil Hall, Boston, beneath a vast painting of Daniel Webster debating the preservation of the Union with Robert Hayne of South Carolina.

Effects of Climate Change in My Backyard

Irene Monroe | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Irene Monroe

Understanding the interconnections and interdependence needed for a healthy planet to live and the global and collective work needed to fix the damage done is not just a backyard issue, but rather an LGBTQ one, too.

You Really Can't Go Home Again

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Sonya Hamlin

I made a speech in Boston yesterday and am in a state of shock. You see, I lived in the Boston area most of my grown up life. But yesterday, driving in from the airport I thought "Wait a Minute! Where am I? What's happened to my town!"

Speak Out: America Is a Free Speech Forum

John W. Whitehead | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

When political protest is caged, it's not just the rights of a few protesters that are at stake. The very definition of freedom is in danger. Freedom cannot be exercised from within a cage.

Mitt on the Campaign Trail

Richard Geldard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Geldard

Obama may lose the 2012 election because of his effort to bring uniform and civilized health care to America, and he knew full well that might be the case when he undertook the task.