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EU must take unified approach to migrant crisis

The unfolding tragedy is made worse by the European Union’s failure to mount a cohesive and decisive response.

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Wanted: a forceful new advocate for children

The Baker administration should prioritize finding a successor to lead the Massachusetts Office of the Child Advocate.

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Republicans can’t derail Iran pact, but they can improve it

This deal is too important for politics as usual.

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Congress should empower IRS on tax-exempt enforcement

While freedom of religion is a bedrock principle of the Constitution, government agencies also need to protect citizens from fraud.

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A welcome challenge to GOP’s tax-cutting dogma

It’s good to see the new Republican-appointed director of the Congressional Budget Office acknowledge that supply-side economics doesn’t work.

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Grandstanding on tuition hike won’t help UMass

State leaders need to sit down with the new president of UMass.

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Airbnb should be encouraged, and regulated

No company, no matter how cool or novel, should operate outside of basic regulations that ensure consumer safeguards.

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A phony charge against Governor Baker

Baker is not betraying anyone by exploring the possibility of turning little-used late-night bus routes over to private vendors.

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USAID has improved, but it still has a long way to go

The future of foreign aid lies in creating lasting partnerships with people in developing countries.

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Give Steve Wynn the green light — but with caution

Ultimately, the status quo in Sullivan Square suits nobody, including Wynn, and mutual self-interest should prevail.

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Simmons College’s painful choice to move MBA online

It’s a painful development straight out of a business school case study on disruptive technology and changing market conditions.

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Green Line extension shouldn’t stop short

The only question for Charlie Baker is how to pay for the extension — not if.

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Pay raise debate demeans City Council

It’s a cringeworthy crusade, given how much councilors already make.

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Allston blueprint needs to be redesigned

The Baker administration is in danger of wasting an incredible opportunity.

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Convenient medical care? Yes, please

The prognosis for urgent-care clinics points to a better outcome than the status quo.

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New England deserves a regional food plan

Better coordination would cut down on duplicative efforts and inefficiencies.

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No Boston Olympics, but plenty of questions for IOC

The Brattle Group’s report underscores how badly the Olympics need to reform their financial structure.

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Stocking overdose drug in schools could save lives

When it comes to addressing Massachusetts’ opioid crisis, schools should be part of the solution.

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Medical privacy plan offers sensible remedy

A more stringent industry standard is needed since health insurance companies vary in their approach to privacy.

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Keep Lawn on D alive — and put it on a sustainable path

The park is a valuable addition to the city and deserves to stick around.

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Take aggressive steps to improve bicyclists’ safety

Anita Kurmann’s death is the latest reminder that a safe city for cyclists involves more than painting white lines for bike lanes.

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A round of applause for standing up to Donald Trump

Erick Erickson had the guts to declare Trump persona non grata at the annual RedState Gathering.

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In Asia, the war over World War II

Japan, China and South Korea are using the 70th anniversary of the end of the war to highlight their own versions of history.

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Education bill must uphold Senator Edward Kennedy’s values

No Child Left Behind remains one of Kennedy’s major legislative victories, and it is at severe risk of being watered down.

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UN must step up, apologize, and help drive cholera from Haiti

Although there is ample genetic evidence that peacekeepers brought cholera to Haiti, the UN has been tone deaf to appeals for help.

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