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A hanger symbolizing abortion was drawn in chalk on the ground outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh last weekend as abortion rights activists protested in Chevy Chase, Md.

The Supreme Court wants to abolish abortion rights. Republicans want to quash protests to save them.

Demonstrations have driven every halting step of progress this nation has made. This is not the time to block them.

Nina Wang

To ensure every American has access to water and the Internet, stop selling utility data to ICE

When a monthly gas or Internet bill can make someone visible to ICE agents, some households may decide that registering for services is simply too much of a risk.

Joan Vennochi
Bret Bero claims the open-ended nature of the lieutenant governor’s job is appealing.

Meet Bret Bero — rhymes with ‘hero’ — a candidate for lieutenant governor

He isn’t an elected official. His resumé guarantees disrespect from a political universe that runs on conventional thinking. If no one in that universe knows who you are, you’re nobody.

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal and Heather Odell
Rendering of Hank Willis Thomas and MASS Design Group's proposed design for the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial on the Boston Common.

Boston could take the lead in memorializing those lost to COVID

Boston is well suited to lead commemorative work, as it can build on the experience gained through its planned memorial dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King on Boston Common.


Readers respond to an antisemitic incident with advice from personal experience

Many said it was important to respond to bigoted comments, while others said they simply walked away.

Jack Leslie and Micho Spring
British journalist Isha Sesay (far left), Polish President Andrzej Duda (center left), President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen (center right), and CEO of Global Citizen Hugh Evans (far right) attend the event "Stand up for Ukraine" joined by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky via video link in Warsaw, Poland on April 9.

In Ukraine, truth and transparency disrupt Russia’s cloak and dagger

To be sure, disinformation remains a threat. But in several ways, the Ukraine experience does suggest how transparency can be used to protect against propaganda.

A container ship at port in Boston at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal-Massport in South Boston is unloaded on Feb. 14.

The trade deficit is up again. No worries.

The dollars Americans spend on imports aren’t "lost." They are exchanged for goods and services that strengthen our economy and elevate our lifestyle.

Joan Vennochi
The afternoon Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Queens, N.Y., on May 8.

By overturning Roe, the Supreme Court delivers for the Catholic Church

Polls continue to show that a majority of Catholics believe Roe v. Wade should be upheld. But whatever the personal choice of people who identify as Catholic, church leaders are committed to ending legal abortion.