Opinion | Joan Fitzgerald

Boston’s electric vehicle effort needs a jolt

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: A charging plug connects an electric vehicle (EV) to a charging station on August 17, 2017 in London, England. A study commissioned by power generation company Drax shows that current electric car models are twice as green as they were five years ago. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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People will still use cars. The remedy is more electric vehicles. Boston is not a leader on this front.

Michael A. Cohen

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“Draining the swamp” has been replaced by “Let’s Frolic In The Swamp.”

Opinion | Ward Sutton

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The recently unveiled iPhone has some timely surprises up its sleeve.

JOAN VENNOCHI

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If you’re looking to challenge Massachusetts’ reputation as a bastion of liberalism, this jail is a good place to start.

A Lighter Take

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Semi-official scheduling for the relentless news cycle.

Renée Graham

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Whether in the sporting arena, Hollywood, or presidential politics, the battle of the sexes continues.

Ideas | Tonny Onyulo

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When democracy breaks, can it be fixed?

Editorial

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Boston should not wait nine more months to approve body-worn cameras for the BPD.

SCOT LEHIGH

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Its hurricane protection barrier “is worth its weight in gold.”

Opinion | Alex Kingsbury

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Maybe a grand military parade in Washington is exactly what Americans need — we can take a close look at what we’ve bought.

Opinion | Marcia Angell

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It would expand benefits greatly, and out-of-pocket costs would be eliminated except for a small copay for prescription drugs.

Opinion | A.J.B. Lane

Aaron Hernandez had CTE. Surprised?

Researchers have determined that the former Patriots star’s brain was heavily damaged when he killed himself at age 27, adding to the evidence of football’s harm.

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SCOT LEHIGH

New Bedford’s hurricane lesson for Boston

Its hurricane protection barrier “is worth its weight in gold.”

Opinion | Chris Sununu

Reinvigorating America’s economy

The president’s tax relief plan will jump-start the economy, create jobs, and raise wages.

Letters

Could single-payer plan be the prescription?

A Democratic push to consider a single-payer health care plan has people taking a hard look at US health care policy.

Opinion | Joan Fitzgerald

Boston’s electric vehicle effort needs a jolt

People will still use cars. The remedy is more electric vehicles. Boston is not a leader on this front.

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Ideas | Mark Peters

The difficulty of describing day care

The various names we use for child care reflect entirely different views about the role of women in society.

Ideas | Tonny Onyulo

Can Kenya’s broken democracy be fixed?

When democracy breaks, can it be fixed?

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