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Troopergate case a study in privilege

Ethics Commission sees conflicts of interest, but the real 'crime' is a double standard of justice.

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The Massachusetts Teachers Association tries to exploit a crisis

The union has issued a long list of directives it says should be preconditions if teachers are to return to school in the fall, including getting rid of the MCAS for good.

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Baker administration failed Holyoke veterans long before the pandemic

A new report makes clear the state's leadership bears responsibility for the 'catastrophe' that resulted in the death of 76 residents at Holyoke Soldiers' Home.

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America closes its doors on the world

In his effort to get reelected, President Trump is running out of foreigners to shun. Ending asylum and banning immigrant visas are the latest travesties.

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Roxbury Prep’s future offers a chance for healing

As Boston reexamines its conscience, one small development would send a message of change.

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Mass. laws shielding police must go

Victims suffering police brutality and abuse can't find justice until the state changes its immunity laws.

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Officers who don’t tell the truth don’t deserve to wear a badge

The consequences for police who lie are surprisingly light. That has to change.

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Start holding the line on police overtime

The Boston police should cut down on excessive overtime pay as a matter of cost and public safety.