September 12, 2014

Mass. Polls Miss On Democratic Gubernatorial Runoff

Gubernatorial rivals in Massachusetts Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley are spending time in their campaigns today in Boston. Earlier this week, candidate Coakley won the democratic nomination by a much smaller margin than pollsters and even the campaigns expected.

September 05, 2014

Frogs Are To Warming Water As Humans Are To…

If you put a frog in a pot of room-temperature water and gradually bring the water to a boil, the frog remains in the water and dies. Humans should know better when it comes to this kind of thing says commentator Ellen Moyer.

What Is The Sound Of Memory?

The last time writer Mira Bartok saw her father, a rising star in the literary world of the 1960s, she was four years old. Bartok recently found a recording of her father.

August 29, 2014

Summer’s End Can’t Come Fast Enough

For most of us, the arrival of Labor Day weekend marks the bittersweet finale to the season of vacation and rest. Our commentator doesn’t feel wistful about summer’s end this year.

August 22, 2014

August 15, 2014

August 08, 2014