David Rabkin

Reflecting on our charter, need for change….and please save water!

All: As a lifelong feminist, I am indebted to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. That she profoundly affected our country is an understatement.  I heard her speak at Radcliffe Day several years ago and was amazed at her energy and whip-smart retorts and deep compassion – which were clear even from a podium in a tent …

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Council Updates – first meeting after summer recess!

The roof deck at Daedalus in Harvard Square is a beautiful place to grab a socially distanced meal – keep buying local! “No matter what, we always have the power to choose hope over despair, engagement over apathy, kindness over indifference, love over hate.”— Cory Booker All, Dates matter. Today is 9-11, an anniversary that will …

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Council Updates and vote, vote, vote!

I voted early last week! All: The state primary for statewide offices is TOMORROW, September 1.  The election will almost certainly determine who will be the next US Senator since our state will likely elect in November whoever wins the Democratic primary.  Also, several state representative races will be decided in the primary, and the …

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Council Updates – celebrate suffrage and summer

All: We’re two-thirds through the summer, and hopefully fully through heat waves.  As for the pandemic – our city is doing incredibly well in the statistics used to measure progress fighting the coronavirus.  Massachusetts and Middlesex county are also doing well – but Cambridge numbers are much better than the state.  So far, we have flattened …

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