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Tom Keane

Tom Keane writes regularly for the Globe. His was a Boston city councilor from 1994 to 1999.

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TOM KEANE

Cool summer doesn’t invalidate climate change

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

If climate change is real, then how come last winter was so long and our summer so cool? It’s because our perspective is skewed.

TOM KEANE

Help wanted: Robots only, please

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

It seems almost certain that an increasing number of jobs will be soon performed by computers.

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Workers the real winners in Market Basket standoff

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

The employees made this happen, and did so despite threats to their livelihoods and risks that their tactics might backfire.

TOM KEANE

Ice Bucket Challenge a gimmick best not repeated

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

Threats to compel giving? It seems the opposite of what it really means to be charitable.