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Creative thinking is a pillar of economic growth. Like all former manufacturing communities, North Adams could use more of it. An intriguing project underway at 49 Main Street stands ready to help incubate big ideas. That's the purpose of the MCLA … more
The news that the National Rifle Association plans to "go on offense" in pushing gun owner rights is surprising from an organization that has never not been on offense (Eagle, December 5.) The national organization's coming assault on state gun laws … more
The last presidential election exposed and inflamed a deep reservoir of anger in America. It often manifests itself in hatred toward minorities and those regarded as the "other." This is not solely an American phenomenon as France (see E.J. … more
Donald Trump created a stir at the last presidential debate when he wouldn't promise to accept the results of the election. Now, even as president-elect, he won't accept the results of the election. That Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton won … more
About 23 days after Pittsfield Police Officer Martin Streit resorted to the use of deadly force to stop a suspect, allegedly racing toward officers in his vehicle, investigators cleared him of potential criminal charges. While we have no grounds on … more
As the world waits to take the measure of a new American president, evidence has emerged that an earlier one put national interests behind his own while still a candidate, violating federal law years before the malfeasance that would force his … more
It would be easy to echo the sentiments of the unreformed Ebenezer Scrooge and cry "Bah! Humbug!" when it comes to the state of the holiday spirit in 2016.A dispiriting presidential campaign further ripped apart a divided nation. A terror attack in … more
Creative thinking is a pillar of economic growth. Like all former manufacturing communities, North Adams could use more of it. An intriguing project underway at 49 Main Street stands ready to help incubate big ideas. That's the purpose of the MCLA … more
Barring last minute obstacles, North Carolina's discriminatory law limiting gender rights will be repealed Wednesday. Republican legislators are going along grudgingly but earlier this month they took their pound of flesh out of the new Democratic … more
It is impossible to look at the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day since the November elections outside the context of the man who will be sworn in as president of the United States on Friday.Donald Trump exploited and inflamed America's racism … more
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