The responsibility of educating and supporting our students with a safe school reopening does not fall just to the School Committee and our educators. It’s the responsibility of the entire Cambridge community to provide a safe environment.
Do we really need a three-story addition atop a historic building for a “boutique hotel” in Central Square? Have you noticed the increasing number of homeless people who are seeking refuge and shelter in Central Square? How does this project address the urgent need for affordable housing?
It is up to us – Massachusetts residents – to put pressure on Raytheon to end its involvement in Yemen, putting an end to the war there and stopping the deadly spread of the virus in its tracks.
If President Donald Trump really wants to help the Maine fishing industry, dismantling environmental protections on almost 5,000 square miles of ocean floor off the East Coast isn’t going to do it.
Many of us view President Donald Trump’s rally Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as an incredibly irresponsible, selfish and extraordinarily dangerous potential super Covid-19 spreader. But many liberal, educated Cambridge residents are behaving little differently by not wearing masks or distancing.
Please understand that I share my experiences not to seek a solution for my children specifically, but to provide a view into the experience of what’s going on at our high school that is alarmingly problematic. I am deeply worried about the student body as a whole.
The past weeks have been a time for soul searching for white America. These acknowledgements come out of many conversations and reflections.
In the heat of the moment, when there is a general outcry against policing, let’s not target and dismantle something that’s basically working well: our police department. Instead, let’s commit to improving it, and let’s respect and appreciate its work.
Considering how to use some of the biggest piece of the budget pie is a logical step if Cambridge really wants to stand in solidarity with its communities of color.
Since 2009, the year Henry Louis Gates was arrested as a direct result of racist bias, the Cambridge Police Department’s budget has increased by a whopping 33 percent. Our city is now deliberating whether to fork over an additional $4.1 million to the department.