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“Mass Senate Listening Session” by Nancy Pitkin

Nancy Pitkin is a regular contributor to  She attended the Massachusetts State Senate’s “Listening Session” in Lawrence recently and submitted the following report: On Monday, February 23, 2015 we attended the Massachusetts State Senators “Listening Session” in Lawrence. It was the fourth of eight state wide forums being held…

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T troubles from the can kicked down the road by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. In Mumbai, train service was once so slow passengers rioted and burned train stations.  In Bangkok, a one-way commute can take four hours.  Manila’s public transport relies on Jeepneys, modeled on WW II jeeps and hazardous to passenger comfort and safety.  But…

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