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Opinion | Richard North Patterson

Running America like a (dysfunctional family) business

Welcome to the White House, where qualifications are optional, family is all, and a petulant patriarch rules by whim.

Opinion | Chris Bohjalian

Naming the Armenian genocide for what it is

The last stage in genocide is denial, and that denial becomes the first stage in the next one.

Alex Beam

The wingnuts abandon Trump

The alt-right crazies who took more credit than they deserved for Donald Trump’s election are now denouncing him.

Opinion | Michael Dukakis and Michelle Wu

Moving Winthrop Square proposal out of the shadows

We don’t have enough information to know if this proposed tower and legislative compromise is the best solution.

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