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About Martha Coakley

By Diane Vacca
Attention, all candidates and wannabees: Learn a valuable lesson from Martha Coakley. If you want to win, don’t take anything for granted. Fight as if your political life depends on it, because it does. The electorate is fickle; just because you’re a Dem running in one of the bluest of blue states for the seat Ted Kennedy held for 47…
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Women’s Voices: A Real Game Changer for the NFL

By Elizabeth Willse
The above public service announcement aired during the Jets-Bengals playoff game on Saturday, possibly unnoticed by football fans anxious to continue cheering their teams. But some fans saw, in this simple announcement, the culmination of a dramatic story that has been building on the sidelines. Throughout this football season, growing concerns about traumatic brain injury have shaken the complacency of…
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Journalist Flouts Beijing, Part 2: “She’s got blood on her blade and her clothing smells of gunpowder”

By Diane Vacca
“She’s got blood on her blade, and her clothing smells of gunpowder,” wrote Chinese blogger Hecaitou after hearing of Hu Shuli’s resignation as editor of Caijing, China’s most important business and news magazine. Though her radical move was not unexpected, the news set Chinese media on fire and sent reporters worldwide racing to file copy. (For part one of this…
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