When you hit the bar, houseparty, show, temple, orgy, AA meeting, barbecue, secret society, this weekend, or even if you just stay at home and chat up your pet iguana, you don’t want to seem uninformed as you wait in line for the bathroom, chat up a stranger, or feed Sparky live crickets. Here’s your cheat sheet for the weekend. More
Archive gubernatorial election
It’s been almost eight years since Massachusetts had a Republican governor, but for many it feels like a lot longer. Since Deval Patrick took office in 2007, Massachusetts has continued to confirm itself as a bastion of progressive politics. With the exception of Scott Brown’s two-year tenure as a US Senator, most major victories have belonged to the left. With the next gubernatorial election just over four months away, Massachusetts appears poised to elect another Democrat to run the state. More
President Barack Obama has been speaking out for years in favor of an increase in the federal minimum wage, but due to the resistance from most Republicans to most of Obama’s ideas, it’s unclear that any kind of increase will be passed at the federal level.