CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK
Pondering an art world awash in wealth 
- With unemployment still above 8 percent, the amount of money swilling around the bizarre system of exchange we call the art market is incongruous, to say the least.
(ANDREW H. WALKER/GETTY IMAGES FOR SOHO HOUSE)

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK

Pondering an art world awash in wealth

- With unemployment still above 8 percent, the amount of money swilling around the bizarre system of exchange we call the art market is incongruous, to say the least.

(ANDREW H. WALKER/GETTY IMAGES FOR SOHO HOUSE)

Woody Guthrie’s words still ring true 
- American Repertory Theater’s "Woody Sez" captures Guthrie’s vision as a political agitator and spiritual influence on everyone from Bob Dylan to Wilco. (AP/FILE)

Woody Guthrie’s words still ring true

- American Repertory Theater’s "Woody Sez" captures Guthrie’s vision as a political agitator and spiritual influence on everyone from Bob Dylan to Wilco. (AP/FILE)

THE BIG PICTURE: May Day 2012 
- May Day was marked once again around the globe with political protests and demonstrations by organized labor. Also known as International Workers Day, May 1 is marked in different ways around the world, and in many countries May Day is observed as a national holiday. (39 photos total)

THE BIG PICTURE: May Day 2012 

- May Day was marked once again around the globe with political protests and demonstrations by organized labor. Also known as International Workers Day, May 1 is marked in different ways around the world, and in many countries May Day is observed as a national holiday. (39 photos total)

Officers are Hub’s top wage earners
- Eight of the top 10 earners in Boston last year were police officers, many of whom more than doubled their salaries with overtime and detail work.

Officers are Hub’s top wage earners

- Eight of the top 10 earners in Boston last year were police officers, many of whom more than doubled their salaries with overtime and detail work.

Conflict between rich, poor strongest in 24 years
- Americans now see more social conflict over wealth inequality than over the hot-button topics of immigration, race relations, and age, a Pew survey has found.

Conflict between rich, poor strongest in 24 years

- Americans now see more social conflict over wealth inequality than over the hot-button topics of immigration, race relations, and age, a Pew survey has found.

100 years later, Bread and Roses strike still resonates
- The essence of the Lawrence strike resonates loudly in today’s Main Street vs. Wall Street fight, with income disparities brought to light by the 1912 walkout.
(LAWRENCE HISTORY CENTER)

100 years later, Bread and Roses strike still resonates

- The essence of the Lawrence strike resonates loudly in today’s Main Street vs. Wall Street fight, with income disparities brought to light by the 1912 walkout.

(LAWRENCE HISTORY CENTER)

Protesters halt operations at 3 West Coast ports
- Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked cargo trucks at busy ports in California, Oregon, and Washington, forcing terminals to halt operations.

Protesters halt operations at 3 West Coast ports

- Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked cargo trucks at busy ports in California, Oregon, and Washington, forcing terminals to halt operations.

Dewey Square damage estimated to be up to $60,000
- Repairing the stretch of the Greenway damaged by Occupy Boston will cost between $40,000 and $60,000, officials estimated today.

Dewey Square damage estimated to be up to $60,000

- Repairing the stretch of the Greenway damaged by Occupy Boston will cost between $40,000 and $60,000, officials estimated today.

City moves for right to end Occupy Boston camp
- The Menino administration has filed paperwork in its legal fight with the Occupy Boston protesters aimed at freeing the city from judicial oversight if the administration decides to move against the protesters’ Dewey Square encampment.

City moves for right to end Occupy Boston camp

- The Menino administration has filed paperwork in its legal fight with the Occupy Boston protesters aimed at freeing the city from judicial oversight if the administration decides to move against the protesters’ Dewey Square encampment.

In solidarity, Occupy group joins with Native Americans
- PLYMOUTH - About 30 Occupy Boston protesters traveled from their encampment in Boston’s Financial District to join the National Day of Mourning here yesterday, lending their support to a Native American demonstration held each Thanksgiving.

In solidarity, Occupy group joins with Native Americans

- PLYMOUTH - About 30 Occupy Boston protesters traveled from their encampment in Boston’s Financial District to join the National Day of Mourning here yesterday, lending their support to a Native American demonstration held each Thanksgiving.