The Torre David, an abandoned skyscraper in Caracas originally intended to be an office building, was vacated of squatters last week.

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The Torre David, an abandoned skyscraper in Caracas originally intended to be an office building, was vacated of squatters last week.

Occupy Caracas

What cities can learn about housing from the “vertical slum.” By Renée Loth

JEFF JACOBY

They’re so vain, they probably think this bridge is about them

You can hardly turn a corner without coming across a site named for a politician or a politician’s relatives.

opinion | Kathleen Hirsch

Keeping up with my CSA

Is my guilt over small-scale waste the price I pay to support an essential common good?

editorial

Energy bill’s failure sets back state’s fight on climate change

The crux of the problem is that Massachusetts actually is increasing its reliance on natural gas.

The Clover food truck made a stop on the Greenway in April.

editorial

Making ‘Big Data’ work for customers

There are no bad data, only bad companies that use information in manipulative or misleading ways.

Editorial cartoon: Boehner vs. Obama

Cartoonist Jack Ohman takes a look at Speaker Boehner’s impeachment threats against President Obama.