JOAN VENNOCHI

The sheriff from Trumpachusetts

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Inside view from the exercise cage (Hodgson calls it a pen) at the Bristol County House of Corrections where Aaron Hernandez exercises for an hour per day. Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is third from the left.

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If you’re looking to challenge Massachusetts’ reputation as a bastion of liberalism, this jail is a good place to start.

EDITORIAL

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Hurricane Maria brought Puerto Rico to its knees. The United States can lift it up again.

Renée Graham

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Whether in the sporting arena, Hollywood, or presidential politics, the battle of the sexes continues.

DANTE RAMOS

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We act as if tech companies are powerless to stop running dubious ads, but they’re not.

Ideas | Cathy Young

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One can feel no sympathy for Nazis and still realize that approval of Nazi-punching is likely to lead to escalation of political violence across the board.

Editorial

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The state has received 46 proposals for one of the most important pending infrastructure projects in the Commonwealth.

Ideas | Tonny Onyulo

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When democracy breaks, can it be fixed?

Ideas | Mark Peters

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The various names we use for child care reflect entirely different views about the role of women in society.

Ideas | Beth Wolfensberger Singer

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The unexpected handiness of a sexual consent brochure.

Opinion | Joan Fitzgerald

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People will still use cars. The remedy is more electric vehicles. Boston is not a leader on this front.

Ideas

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Surprises for this matchmaker.

Brainiac

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Owners rated their cats on numerous personality traits.

Brainiac

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Unusual insights from the social sciences.

Brainiac

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Want to add a bit of science to your resume?

Brainiac

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Now, 7-Eleven is offering a foodie alternative.

Brainiac

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This caught marine biologists by surprise.

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New Bedford’s hurricane lesson for Boston

Its hurricane protection barrier “is worth its weight in gold.”

Opinion | Chris Sununu

Reinvigorating America’s economy

The president’s tax relief plan will jump-start the economy, create jobs, and raise wages.

DANTE RAMOS

Dante Ramos: Facebook needs more human eyeballs

We act as if tech companies are powerless to stop running dubious ads, but they’re not.

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Could single-payer plan be the prescription?

A Democratic push to consider a single-payer health care plan has people taking a hard look at US health care policy.

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A city of octopuses

This caught marine biologists by surprise.

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One can feel no sympathy for Nazis and still realize that approval of Nazi-punching is likely to lead to escalation of political violence across the board.

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