Employees at CloudLock, a cloud security company based in the Watch Factory building in Waltham, enjoy dedicated deck space on the river. Suburban towns are branding the area “Charles River Mill District.”

CloudLock

Employees at CloudLock, a cloud security company based in the Watch Factory building in Waltham, enjoy dedicated deck space on the river. Suburban towns are branding the area “Charles River Mill District.”

An ‘innovation district’ by any other name

How much new-economy bang can you get simply through better branding? By Dante Ramos

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Your short film. The Globe’s long reach. Globe Opinion is hosting a new showcase of short documentaries from New England residents and students.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

opinion | stephen kinzer

An honor revoked in Turkey, but free press perseveres

A critical paragraph about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan led to the cancellation of Stephen Kinzer’s honorary citizenship.

Secretary of State John Kerry visited the Boeing 737 airplane factory in Washington to discuss various trade issues, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

SCOT LEHIGH

A realistic debate about free trade

Free trade agreements have different consequences for different parts of the economy.

Fung Wah was shut down two years ago after inspectors identified cracks in the frames of some of the company’s vehicles.

DANTE RAMOS

Fung Wah deserves one more chance

This could be a test case for how to use enlightened regulation to promote a culture of safety.

opinion | David Eisen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/davis_const1_met.jpg Steps to make Boston a model for development

Often lost in the heated discussions of particular parcels is the bigger question of what kind of a city we want to be.

Muslim youth listened to a program at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center.

What they’re saying: Anti-Muslim bigotry, research scandal

What opinion writers around the world have to say about key issues.

Kairos Shen was chief planner for the BRA under Mayor Menino.

editorial

BRA change sends a message: It’s Walsh’s city now

When you work as a senior official for the city of Boston, you serve at the pleasure of the person who runs it.

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Editorial cartoons by Dan Wasserman

A look at the most recent illustrated viewpoints from Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman.

Remembering Marathon bombing victim Lingzi Lu

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0522_lu-edit200-1274.jpg An open letter from the Lu family

In the wake of the Marathon trial, the Lu family, whose daughter came from China to study in Boston, reflects on her spirit and dreams.

Editorial series: ‘Service Not Included’

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/sni-xref.jpg Read the Pulitzer-winning series

Kathleen Kingsbury was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for this series on the restaurant industry.

Making the Olympics work for Boston

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What are the problems of Boston in 2015 that Mayor Walsh wants Boston 2024 to solve, and where are the opportunities the strongest?

Marathon bomber sentenced to death

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/824fae3e1802403c95589d445ac62735-3ef69b6514814e218aaf417a6374f82e-0.jpg Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentence delays the closure Boston deserves

Federal death sentences lead to endless legal appeals, which will afford Tsarnaev a platform for years to come.

Calling on Elizabeth Warren

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While Warren has repeatedly vowed that she won’t run for president herself, she ought to reconsider.

Meet the editorial board

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/18/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/globeopinion-twitter-1072.jpeg A guide to Globe Opinion

Explaining the various features of the opinion pages as well as staff contact information.

Ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/21/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/exec-function200-566.jpg Executive function not a panacea for education ills

Despite the promise and the hype, there isn’t solid evidence that improving executive function leads to better grades.