Editorial

Mass. should pass ‘extreme risk’ gun law

The proposed law would allow a judge to order the temporary removal of guns from someone ruled a danger to themselves or others.

Editorial

Make it stop: No more worshiping at the altar of the gun

The mass public shooting has become a defining phenomenon of our age.

Editorial

The feds owe Puerto Rican evacuees safe shelter

FEMA’s arbitrary rules put thousands of Puerto Ricans at risk.

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The path of national fiscal folly

Our new fiscal policies have put us on a path to surpass the post World War II national debt-to-GDP ratio.

Our Russian ‘pipeline,’ and its ugly toll

The environmental movement needs a reset, and so does Massachusetts policy.

Editorial

What does it take to boost Latino college completion rates?

Salem State is showing that the formula for reducing ethnic disparities is not complicated.

Editorial

Problems with Wynn casino go deeper than the man

The Mass. Gaming Commission needs to look beyond Steve Wynn to determine “suitability.”

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The first step to treatment is staying alive

Safe injection sites can be a valuable tool in stemming fatal overdoses, and in fighting the opioid epidemic.

Editorial

The state Senate’s path forward

With the naming of Harriette Chandler as full president, the body has a chance to move forward in a thoughtful and deliberative way.

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More Ebola, and worse, without a strong CDC

The federal government should restore crucial funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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No more snakes on a plane, please

We need uniform federal standards for bringing pets on planes.

EDITORIAL

The president must release the Democrats’ memo

If President Trump fails to okay the release of the memo from Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, he will have highlighted how hypocritical his own conduct has been.

EDITORIAL

No, Steve Wynn is not ‘suitable’

At the very least, Wynn’s name should be removed from the casino being built in Everett.

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Why Larry Nassar’s crimes must never be forgotten

An independent investigation needs to be conducted in order determine who covered up Nassar’s activities and why.

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A real infrastructure plan requires real revenue

If he wants a robust program, the president will have to embrace significant new revenues.

EDITORIAL

Good for Facebook, maybe, but not for the rest of us

Congress should reconsider the blanket protection afforded to Facebook’s growing monopoly power by the Communications Decency Act.

EDITORIAL

Arrival of Russian gas stirs Ukrainian community

It’s been a bad week for efforts to deter Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin.

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Mounting a ground war against anti-vaxxers

Wise state policy, micro-targeted toward local schools and communities, is the best remedy for anti-vax luddites.

Editorial

When it comes to Russian gas, just say nyet

With the arrival of an LNG tanker on Sunday, New England’s odd energy politics grew even stranger.

EDITORIAL

Full accounting needed on Northern Pass deal

The Baker administration should release the specific scores it gave to individual bids.

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Don’t slight Salem witch trial history

Taking the witch trial records out of Salem does feel as heretical as taking the Liberty Bell out of Philadelphia.

EDITORIAL

No ‘Art of the Deal’ for Dreamers

President Trump’s sweeping legislative framework for an immigration compromise has been deemed dead on arrival by many on Capitol Hill.

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Mass., other states, must fight back on net neutrality

Maura Healey has staked out an important leading role, but that needs to be followed by action in the Mass. legislature.

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Better flu vaccine needed, but don’t shy away from the shot

As flu sweeps the United States, researchers see a need for a universal vaccine.

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Has Beacon Hill already botched the Rosenberg investigation?

Critical witnesses are backing away in the investigation of the former state Senate president.