Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker.

Charlie Baker is good at big business, but does he care about small?

Under Governor Baker, would small businesses receive the same helping hand extended to Harvard Pilgrim 15 years ago? By Joan Vennochi

A prodemocracy activist shouted slogans on a street near government headquarters in Hong Kong.

Anson Chan

Let China know the world is watching Hong Kong protests

Student protesters deserve some real hope for the future.

Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday as director of the Secret Service amid a scandal about security breaches.


Resignation won’t fix Secret Service woes

What’s needed is a reexamination of an internal culture that permitted serious security breaches and a failure of communication.


Somerville Police union shouldn’t stand in the way of Narcan

The use of the inexpensive drug is consistent with a sworn officer’s most basic duty.

dan wasserman

Editorial cartoons by Dan Wasserman

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

Alan Dershowitz on fighting terrorism

// War of principles

How should a democracy decide when to compromise its ideals in pursuit of victory over terrorists?

George Mitchell on Mideast peace

// How we got here

The prospect of Israeli and Palestinian peace may seem more distant than ever. But a two-state solution is still the only path forward.

In defense of screen time

Heather Hopp-Bruce

// How best to prepare kids for the digital world

It’s time to seriously consider how to prepare our children for the future instead of vilifying screen time.


// Digital exclusives

Online-only charts, interactives, and quick hits from Globe Opinion writers.

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