Seth Moulton spoke at a campaign event at the Elks-Peabody Lodge in Peabody Aug. 4.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Seth Moulton spoke at a campaign event at the Elks-Peabody Lodge in Peabody Aug. 4.

Seth Moulton for Congress

The Globe’s editorial board believes Moulton offers the best chance for effectiveness and influence in Washington in representing the Sixth District.

On “Game of Thrones,” Ned Stark’s first term in office as King’s Hand didn’t end so well.

Farah Stockman

‘Game of Thrones’ looks an awful lot like America

Is it any surprise that Americans are fascinated by this epic HBO saga of a world order crumbling?

Despite New England’s experience, 2013 was, worldwide, the hottest year on record, and 2014 may be hotter still.

TOM KEANE

Cool summer doesn’t invalidate climate change

If climate change is real, then how come last winter was so long and our summer so cool? It’s because our perspective is skewed.

Cathy Young

Women Against Feminism: Some women want equality without anger

A new social media movement has its silly aspects, but it raises some much-needed questions about feminism’s present and future state.

Editorial

Failure to confirm ambassadors has real costs

Republicans have blamed the delay on a handful of poorly prepared political nominees. But that’s not the real cause of the backlog.

Editorial Cartoon: You are what you eat

Cartoonist Tom Toles examines the food choices of Americans.