President Obama.


President Obama.

Why America needs the Export-Import Bank

Congressional leaders should call a vote to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank. By Barack Obama

opinion | Ban Ki-moon

Norman Rockwell’s big worldview

In celebration of the United Nations’s 70th anniversary, Rockwell’s “We the Peoples” is on display at the UN’s headquarters.

Central to the blueprint is the proposal for Widett Circle.


Boston Olympics bid 2.0 a step in the right direction

With this new plan, Boston 2024 made the proposal stronger, but the job won’t be complete until organizers can sketch out a complete vision.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (foreground) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (background).

morning opinion digest

Vladimir Putin’s shadow over Greece, Aspen Ideas fest, and more

Check out five opinions trending online, from the Peloponnesian War to polygamy.

Donald Trump made comments about Mexicans that led to Univision and NBC ending their business ties with the developer during his speech announcing his presidential candidacy.

opinion | Marcela García

Donald Trump galvanized the Latino community into action

Let this be a lesson in the powerful weapon that Latinos hold in their purchasing power.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

opinion | Nancy Gertner

Will we ever know why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spoke after it was too late?

Had Tsarnaev testified in the penalty phase, he could have been cross examined under oath about a wide range of issues.



Justice Antonin Scalia’s bitter dissent

His rhetoric this term was like a fireworks display — the loudest, showiest rocket explosions came right at the end.

Ethan Fletcher (left) and Andrew Hickam filled out their marriage license application in Cincinnati on Friday.

opinion | Rev. Irene Monroe

The welcome challenges of marriage equality

As the country battles this issue on a new front, we should hold on to Thomas Jefferson’s words about how change is required for progress.

French taxi drivers protesting Uber blocked traffic access to airports and train stations in Paris and other cities on June 25.

What they’re saying: Uber in France, the Confederate flag

What opinion writers around the world have to say about key issues.

dan wasserman

Editorial cartoons by Dan Wasserman

A look at the most recent illustrated viewpoints from Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman.

Editorial: A lapse of judgment

// Baker’s damaging remarks on Confederate flag

There should be no obfuscation about what flying that banner symbolizes.

Making the Olympics work for Boston

// Bigger ambitions

What are the problems of Boston in 2015 that Mayor Walsh wants Boston 2024 to solve, and where are the opportunities the strongest?

Racial identity

Michael P. Jeffries

// Rachel Dolezal a lesson in how racism works

The NAACP administrator’s transformation shines a light on the social distance between blacks and whites.

Editorial series: ‘Service Not Included’

// Read the Pulitzer-winning series

Kathleen Kingsbury was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for this series on the restaurant industry.