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Brexit poses threats, opportunities for US

The British vote imperils several American interests.

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A needed affirmation of equity and diversity

Caveats aside, the US Supreme Court’s affirmation of the value of diversity on campus is an important victory.

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Britain plays with fire, gets burned

The arguments about the Brexit were obsessed with tactics and blind to strategy.

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New food allergy effort is a quintessential Boston case study

A new food allergy initiative illustrates the entrepreneurial firepower in Boston and Cambridge.

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Paul Ryan, what are you afraid of?

House Republicans’ decision to shut down the video feed from the House floor says more about the party’s timidity than it could possibly have intended.

Ban these guns

We need a new assault weapons ban, written for the realities we face in 2016.

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Hospital, union must head off nurses strike

With a June 27 deadline, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Nurses Association need to stop pointing fingers and give ground on contract talks.

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Disco-era zoning rules need a fix, and state Senate has a solution

The real estate lobby and the protectors of local government prerogatives will probably never agree on the right way to regulate future land development in Massachusetts.

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Repeat after us: pass these worthy bills

What bills to pass and what to skip on Beacon Hill.

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Regulating Uber and Lyft doesn’t require a new state agency

A bill to regulate ride-service companies in Massachusetts is needlessly complicated and duplicates safeguards already in place.

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Net neutrality ruling keeps the Internet open to all

A federal appeals court ruling on the FCC’s net neutrality rules is a significant win for consumers and online entrepreneurs.

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Protect older property owners from real estate scams

The Commonwealth should consider enacting a law to protect older property owners from real estate scams.

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Gun permit information should be public

Masssachusetts residents should be able to find out if a neighbor has guns in the house.

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Relax the ban on gay men donating blood

The federal ban that prohibits many gay men from donating blood is anachronistic and should end.

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Prayers aren’t enough. The US needs fewer guns.

The common thread in too many mass shootings is the availability of powerful semiautomatic weapons that serve no purpose but to kill.

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SEIU-Partners deal is hardly a cure

A proposed study commission on Massachusetts hospital reimbursement is a midguided response to the rising cost of health care.

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MassHealth reform must make behavioral health a priority

Community-based nonprofits can’t continue to keep losing money on outpatient services.

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With moral force, Germany calls the Armenian massacres a genocide

It is long past time the Turks dealt honestly with their past.

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Give low-income residents access to dental care

Creating a new dental hygienist position would increase Massachusetts’ residents access to care and save money, too.

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Test data should be used in teacher evaluations

The legislature should reject an amendment that would eliminate student test scores from teacher evaluations.

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Overtime rule is a lifeline for the middle class

Despite a backlash from some business groups, new federal overtime-eligibility rules will benefit everyone, including employers.

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Muhammad Ali’s sacrifice for all athletes

Muhammad Ali’s final gift to America was to serve as a living warning against the brutal sport that made him famous.

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Proceed with caution on drug copay discounts

Reducing consumers’ out-of-pocket costs sounds like a good idea, but the long-term effect of such discounts needs to be carefully considered.

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Another year, another ‘F’ for Belmont water quality

Belmont should work to improve its water quality ratings – now.