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Shameful disrespect of students, communities of color

The reprehensible scene that played itself out in front of Worcester’s City Hall before the May 2 School Committee meeting was emblematic of the ongoing fight around racial equity within the schools. As a group ....

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“Crazy amounts” of posturing on racism, emails, Worcester Public Schools

It seems like someone is out to get Dante Comparetto, a member of the Worcester School Committee, and, by extension, anyone who seeks to address the issue of racism in the Worcester Public Schools. A ....

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Council Member Gaffney, Worcester’s Trump, must be defeated in 2017

I wrote recently about the similarities between Worcester City Council Member Michael Gaffney and the blog Turtleboy Sports, on the one hand, and President-Elect Donald Trump and Breitbart.com, on the other. This is an incredibly ....

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Electoral disaster: where do we go from here? First thoughts

I have spent the past few days processing the election results, interacting with people on social media (probably to an extent that has annoyed many), and reading elections post-mortem from various experts and organizations, as ....

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