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Pressley’s bid vs. Capuano is more divide than conquer

“The Pressley supporters, I fear, are fiddling while the republic burns.”

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In 1968, there was a shadow over Harvard’s protests

“Harvard produced the architects, engineers, and mechanics of the murderous war in Vietnam.”

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The loneliness of the air-conditioned dweller

In “pre-air conditioning days, the residents of my apartment building gathered together on the stoops.”

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Democrats need to craft and sell a message beyond ‘We’ll investigate’

“Pointing out all of the failings exhibited by Donald Trump and the Republican leadership is not going to win elections.”

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It doesn’t have to take a royal wedding to lift our spirits

“We have the choice to take a break from the awful every day.”

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A real game of political football

The National Football League’s new policy on standing for the national anthem has reignited the contoversy surrounding player protests.

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Your MCAS essay may be scored by a Mr. Al Gorithm

The state is weighing whether to use computers in the process of scoring MCAS essays.

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A tweak is one thing, but don’t mess with our favorite dishes

“Established recipes have standard names for a reason. If you order clam chowder, you should get clam chowder.”

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Boston should do away with diesel buses

“It would be nice not have to hold my breath and cover my mouth every time a diesel bus roars by.”

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Medical parole eyed for the aging and infirm

Massachusetts is weighing what to do with prisoners who are near the end of life.

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Many of Rosenberg’s constituents are more than ready to move on

“Not everyone here is sorry to see Senator Rosenberg resign.”

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Justice must take its course in Mueller probe

“No one is above the law. This includes President Trump.”

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Bookended blunders over Iran, North Korea

Readers find Niall Ferguson’s praise of Trump’s foreign policy misplaced.

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The ‘wherever’ ease of dockless bikes places obstacles in path of disabled

“There have already been accounts of the bikes parked in ways that block ramps and other ADA-compliant access points.”

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Keep guns away from those who shouldn’t have them

“We need to keep mentally disturbed people away from firearms of all kinds.”

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For students, does the lesson have to be survival?

After another fatal school shooting, we’re left to ask: What can be done? What will be done?

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Why stop at sports betting? Say, what are the odds the trombonist comes in late?

“Surely the technology is there to allow arts patrons to wager on how high the dancer will get on her next grand jeté.”

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As with pot, it’s time sports gambling was legal — and regulated

“Sports scores have driven the numbers racket for decades.”

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American imperialism operates at full force

“Our constitutional plutocracy never misses an opportunity to promote its mask of benign ‘global policeman.’ ”

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Democrats need to broaden their appeal with fresh leadership

“They need to choose leaders who represent a new, forward-thinking approach to solve this country’s problems.”

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7 a.m., and the drivin’ ain’t easy

“The editorial board staff must work from home or live within walking distance of the office.”

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Nantucket’s workforce shouldn’t have to endure poor living conditions

“The problem in not allowing . . . the Land Bank’s proposal to advance is that there is no suitable alternative housing to turn to on the island.”

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Tapper’s graduation speech and Globe’s coverage take the low road

“This was not the time or place for a negative political attack.”

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One tax too far for Amazon?

“The man who’s worth more than $100 billion apparently thinks . . . being taxed $10 million a year to help the homeless threatens his business.”

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With harsh light on Fire Dept., a more diverse Boston power structure weighs in

“The hidden takeaway from this story is the impact of voter registration and turnout.”