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Calling all innovators

During his 2014 campaign for Lieutenant Governor, Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung had a lot of interesting things to say about what Massachusetts can do to thrive in the innovation economy of the 21st century. While Cheung was unsuccessful in the political arena, he hasn’t stopped talking and thinking about…

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Boston 2024 Olympic bid: we could – but should we? by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. Yesterday, the city of Rome included itself among the potential hosts for the 2024 summer Olympics.  Now, where would you rather be that August – Boston or Rome?   Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said, “it’s unacceptable not to try.”  Boston’s self-appointed elite apparently feel…

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