Independent Joe #75 August/September 2022

The crowd began gathering before 10:00 a.m., many queuing up in the line that would reward the first 100 people with free coffee for a year. There was music from one of Boston’s top pop radio stations and voices guests recognized as popular DJs. Mascots from Boston’s professional sports teams romped through the crowd, posing…

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Independent Joe #74 June/July 2022

This year was supposed to be different. After a pandemic, racial unrest, supply chain issues and more, 2022 was to be the year things began to normalize. But then, Russia declared war on Ukraine, inflation – climbing at a 40-year high – didn’t recede as predicted, and today everything costs more than it did a…

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