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New start times for Boston schools: What price disruption?

The Boston Public Schools’ plan to change start times at most of the district’s schools has drawn plaudits as well as opposition.

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Alabama voters’ stance ought to block GOP tax bill’s path

“No vote on tax legislation [should] be scheduled until Doug Jones, the choice of the voters of Alabama, is sworn in.”

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Outcry over Senator Susan Collins’s tax bill vote

Health care advocates feel betrayed by Senator Susan Collins’s vote on the Republican tax bill.

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In the case of death at state hospital, let’s take up work victim’s mother began

“More remains to be done if we truly want to help those struggling with mental health conditions.”

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Anatomy of a ‘politically correct’ crime story

“Noticeably missing in the article is any note of concern whatsoever for the actual robbery victim.”

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Throwing shade on the idea of a bright side to climate change

Readers were unwilling to embrace the gains that Jeff Jacoby argues would come about through global warming.

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How much longer must we wait for West Station?

“It is a slam-dunk to put a light rail system between Allston and Cambridge. The tracks already exist.”

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The Jerusalem decision: welcome shift or dangerous provocation?

While some welcome President Trump’s designation of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, others fear a firestorm.

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In crackdown on clubs, Harvard contorts for the social engineers

“What, exactly, is the evil Harvard now seeks to address by punishing membership?”

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Oh, there go those zany humans, anthropomorphizing again

“Anthropomorphism serves as little more than an unthinking distraction.”

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A use-your-head approach to combating antibiotic challenges

“We have social and symbiotic relationships with the microbes with which we share our bodies.”

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Laws against discrimination are at heart of cake shop case

The Supreme Court heard arguments over a Colorado baker’s refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s marriage.

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The unsinkable Donald Trump

Readers weigh the firmness of the ground the president stands on after nearly a year in office.

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Knock at GOP tax plan misses its considerable upside

Thursday’s article “is a perfect example of the Globe’s bias against Republicans.”

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Franken resigns, but unfinished business remains

As Senator Al Franken announced his resignation, readers were drawn to who is left standing.

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MBTA should use new fare system to ease inequities in transit, opportunity

“We’re always quick to forget that on the other end of technology are humans, seeking opportunities, who deserved to be considered.”

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Many of us are ‘mixed-race’ — racism feeds on our failure to realize that

“ ‘Races,’ as our society defines them, are biological fictions.”

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Between the extremes, fertile ground for moderate politics

Diane Hessan’s survey of voters on the left and right is revealing a need to move to the center.

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Divestment won’t help environment, and it could hurt pensioners

“It’s puzzling that one would advocate for an investment policy that harms returns, as divestment has been shown to do.”

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The sexual-harassment conversation is far from over

“Keep going, everyone. Report every act of sexual abuse, power abuse, harassment — respect every victim.”

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In a littered landscape, Boston eyes a ban on bags

Boston City Council unanimously approved a measure aimed at encouraging shoppers to use green alternatives.

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Trump takes on our national monuments

“Can someone explain to me what represents governmental overreach?”

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Gronkowski’s outrageous act throws the whole league for a loss

“Gronkowski’s act is an inexcusable blight on the reputation of a fine football team.”

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Appalled by treatment of longtime UMass Boston janitor

“How about firing the financial mismanagers at the university, and keeping the people who are hard-working individuals?”

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Solar industry girds for a battle over trade policy

“Innovation is our strong suit, and protectionist trade policies will do nothing but weaken the domestic industry.”