The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, October 21, 2017

What we really mean when we say quot;family valuesquot;

He learned about families, and the book showed him how many different kinds of families there...

Harvard#039;s break through glass ceiling a big plus

Years ago, it was unimaginable to believe that women could fill the shoes of men in the...

What#039;s wrong with the antiwar movement?

On Jan. 27, Americans gathered in public spaces and demonstrated against the War in Iraq. While...

Blame the marketers in the Aqua Teen fiasco

If nothing else, it will go down as one of the strangest days in Boston. Around 38 suspicious...

The Spineless Democratic majority

A recent Associated Press-Ipsos poll found that almost 70 percent of Americans are opposed to...

America: Don#039;t blame the Big Mac

Not just portly, big-boned, large-framed, husky, solid or rotund. This isn't winter weight. It...

The rise of Scientology

While the legitimacy of Scientology can be debated by both followers and non, the fact remains...

To NYC: Hands off my fries!

Freedom equals choice, and not having to be told by the state what spending choices were right or...

It#039;s unfare: rising costs on the T

As 2006 turns into 2007, many more Bostonians may choose saving money as a New Year's resolution....

Changing course in Iraq

Meanwhile, here in the U.,Early last month, Bessam Ali, my Iraqi penpal, wrote me a letter, which...

Raising the minimum wage makes minimal sense

House Democrats have made raising the minimum wage as one of their first priorities. The college...

Bush#039;s last hand: the White House reacts to the Baker Commission

As reports surfaced indicating that Syria and Iran have been training, funding and transporting...

What#039;s in a name: divisiveness in the holiday season

Or is it the Christmas season?Wal-Mart recently became the epicenter of a heated national debate...

It#039;s the economy, Emerson!

But are we actually politically active and aware? Not really.Although Emersonians are passionate,...

Homelessness can#039;t be ignored

It was sometime in the late evening and I was walking up Boylston Street from Piano Row. Only a...