Celebrating the Brattle Theatre’s great supporters

Two years ago, I stepped down as board president of the Brattle Film Foundation, which operates the historic Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square, after serving the maximum term of six years. But I remain involved as a volunteer, because the theater means so much to me. Indeed I'm a little embarrassed that volunteering for the … Continue reading Celebrating the Brattle Theatre’s great supporters

Boston Mayoral debate

Those in positions of power sometimes feel threatened by debate. They shouldn't. Healthy intellectual discourse makes democracy stronger. Debate is not just about challenging power structures, it's about making policies better. That's because policies are more robust when they're conceived with multiple perspectives from different stakeholders. Today, I signed a change.org petition to ask Boston … Continue reading Boston Mayoral debate