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In Manchester, facing insidious trauma with communal strength

Flowers and candles are seen after a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, Tuesday May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on Monday night. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

The most vital defense against evil is a resilient community, capable of withstanding the nihilism of terrorist violence.

JEFF JACOBY

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When it comes to family, the American people have internalized the conviction that racial categories are only skin deep.

Renée Graham

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The murder of Richard Collins III should be investigated as an act of terrorism.

Opinion | Jessica Stern

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As ISIS loses territory, its ability to carry out such attacks will be enhanced.

Opinion | Steven W. Tompkins

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Why are correctional budgets growing when funding for so many worthy state programs has diminished?

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

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What more evidence could possibly be needed that President Trump has committed a high crime and misdemeanor?

JOAN VENNOCHI

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Throwing around the r-word seems like a stretch when Mystic Valley Regional Charter School has impressive academic success for its students of color.

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If ever there was a time for careful, sober, fact-and-data-driven policy analysis, that time is now.

Opinion | Venkat Sumantran, Charles Fine, and David Gonsalvez

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The Go Boston 2030 plan can and should be more ambitious.

Dan Wasserman

Mourning for Manchester

Editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman reacts to the Manchester attack.

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

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President Trump is deluded in ignoring the aims of Vladimir Putin to undermine the US and Western democracy.

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