Globe file, 1964

Boston Public Library wasn’t the target — what was inside was

Though the target of last year’s attacks was the Marathon, all fanatics, including the bombers, hate knowledge. By Dennis Lehane

Derrick Z. Jackson

GOP’s 2016 goals: Restrict voting, win

The effort to deny full participation in the political process by all Americans remains stunningly obvious.

Soleri inspired four biopics.


Paolo Soleri’s humane, radical urban vision

The architect was a charismatic dreamer best known for Arcosanti, the utopian community he oversaw 70 miles north of Phoenix.


Bloomberg Businessweek lays another egg

“Freeze Your Eggs, Free Your Career” is, as usual, a tale of the elite.


Globe Opinion weekly news quiz: Friday April 18

Were you paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of world events, celebrities, and obscure astronomical occurrences in this week’s Globe Opinion news quiz.


For Northeastern adjuncts, organizing is a no-brainer

Improving the status of adjunct faculty is a cause that benefits the entire university community, and all should embrace it.

Puddy Cat’s owner was allegedly a victim of a scam.


Puddy Cat: Elder abuse is no joke

The case of two Brighton women accused of bilking an elderly woman of $450,000 meant for the care of her cat belies a serious issue.


Ukraine’s stability depends on neutrality, pressure on Putin

The best way to keep Ukraine whole is to return it to a state of geopolitical neutrality.


The ‘Quincy model’: Saving the lives of addicts

The Quincy police set an example for the nation when they began carrying an anti-overdose drug called naloxone in 2010.

Editorial cartoon: US foreign policy

Cartoonist Tom Toles takes a look at US strategy in global relations.

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He who should be named

If we lock Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s name and image in an airtight safe, we give him a lingering power he doesn’t deserve.