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Put Sacco and Vanzetti sculpture on display

Like many painful aspects of our collective history, this case shouldn’t be forgotten.

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Bolster mental health care for Iraq, Afghanistan veterans

A new bill before Congress would provide needed upgrades.

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Permanently relocate homeless beds to Boston

The Long Island crisis has created an opportunity the city should seize.

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State health website is better this year, but still needs work

Massachusetts still needs an authoritative account of the total cost of fixing the initial website failure.

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The ‘truth’ about Benghazi, again and again

People who claim to be concerned about government efficiency would stop spending resources repeatedly investigating the same matter, right?

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FCC should follow Obama’s lead on net neutrality

The Internet isn’t just about the market — it’s about free speech and the free flow of ideas.

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Ferguson’s cry for justice still needs an answer

The grand jury’s decision does not necessarily close this case, nor should it.

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Fix the Senate

Increasingly, senators have been using their role of “advice and consent” to delay and refuse presidential nominees.

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Cool the rhetoric on Affordable Care board

The board isn’t even functioning yet.

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Peace in Syria requires Saudi Arabia and Iran thaw

The United States should do what it can to encourage better relations.

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On 2024 Olympics, the time for discussion in Boston is now

USOC officials shouldn’t view the airing of concerns as a sign that an Olympics wouldn’t work.

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Border patrol needs to clean up, not receive more funding

A surge in funding would exacerbate the issues plaguing border security.

EDITORIAL

Holyoke City Council needs to ease up on art control

The council recently placed an indefinite moratorium on new public art installations.

EDITORIAL

Name-dropping Bill Linehan

When the City Council president isn’t trying to raise fellow councilors’ salaries, he’s trying to glorify fellow sons of South Boston.

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Russia’s ‘alternative’ to Wikipedia is anything but open

Even though Putin has stated that the government has no hopes of censoring the web, previous actions have proven otherwise.

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Like composers, fine artists should profit from resale

A bill introduced in Congress would allow visual artists to collect royalties on future sales.

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Pay-to-play allegations hold lessons for pot advocates

Business shouldn’t be forced to use middlemen, unless they choose to.

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EPA, Justice Department put backbone into Clean Air Act

It’s all too easy for carmakers to lure buyers by making empty claims.

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Boston mayor, City Council should focus on policy

There are suggestions the honeymoon is over between Mayor Walsh and a council that promised to work with him.

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Hold firm on North Korea

North Korea shouldn’t be given a reason to think that it can wiggle its way out of sanctions.

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Peter Kassig: A different kind of hero

He has redefined heroism for our troubled and violent time.

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Evaluate MCAS, but don’t abandon tests

The original purpose of education reform shouldn’t be forgotten.

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Tie Keystone approval to bigger environmental goals

The goal should be to reduce emissions and boost energy efficiency, rather than block pipelines per se.

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Human services pose early test for Charlie Baker administration

The governor-elect will need to bring his management skills to bear on this overregulated industry.

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US should accept a good deal with Iran, but not just any deal

A bad deal would be worse than no deal at all.