Demonstration season kicked off on Beacon Hill today. Gadflies and activists didn't swarm just to support black leaders who organized the streetside press conference in support of union workers – they were rallying to signify that warm weather will surely bring ramped up protests against those who threaten human rights everywhere.
week's revealing phone call between a Buffalo Beast prankster and
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker clarified the extent to which
billionaire rainmaker David H. Koch manipulates public officials.
Koch doesn't just play puppeteer with politicians. He also has his hooks into public radio and television: although it has not been widely reported, Koch is a trustee at
the Boston-based WGBH, PBS's largest producer of web and television