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Is the angry left getting out of hand?

The voters Diane Hessan is surveying bristle at how critics on the left are braying. In response, readers say they hear it differently.

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In Boston’s 2018 valedictorians, a sense of the American experience at its best

“Where is the ‘make America great again’ logic in limiting or ending the influx of our best and brightest?”

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For travelers abroad in age of Trump, let the conversations flow

“I assume that traveling supporters of the current president might want to share the reasons they have for supporting him.”

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The rise of the Trumpian empire

Niall Ferguson’s argument for President Trump as an empire builder spurred readers to react.

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Our beacon to the world, flickering

Boston-area organizations, clinicians, and others weigh in on the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrant families.

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On social media, are we worker bees or player bees?

David Scharfenberg examined the notion that Facebook and Google should pay us for the data we provide.

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Google’s reach is not quite infinite

Readers respond to the June 17 special Ideas section on the power of big tech, which argued for breaking up Google.

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Bid to boost Mass. taxes hits a speed bump

The SJC may have ruled against the so-called millionaires tax, but some still push for a policy move.

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The empty nest refilled: Getting used to a new rite of adulthood

“The notion that one needs to learn to live separate from one’s parents as a mark of adulthood is only true in some countries.”

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In judging Trump administration, let’s not give religion a bad rap

“If religion did not exist, people with malicious agendas would find other pretexts for their perfidy.”

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Guns are not a back-burner issue

“The lack of a continuing drumbeat on the topic of guns is driving me nuts.”

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Harvard in hot seat over admissions

As Harvard University faces an affirmative action lawsuit, two readers take constrasting views of the issue.

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He has a toothpick to pick with critic of the club sandwich

“How anyone can fault this classic American treat as ‘elitist’ defies reason.”

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Opposition to Nantucket dormitory centers simply around following the law

All Long has done is argue that an 18-person dormitory is not permitted on conservation land.

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Zero tolerance for what Trump administration is doing

Readers express outrage and sorrow over the separation of children from their parents at the border.

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Candidate’s college writings taken out of context

“When the country is so divided by a polarizing president, I would expect the Globe to refrain from sensationalism.”

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To those who know refugee women’s conditions well, Sessions’ policy is painfully wrong

“Under US and international law, our country is obligated to provide refuge to women.”

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Can’t children’s care be something we all agree on?

“We must do this not only for the sake of the children, but also for ourselves.”

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As both Quincy resident and Boston service provider, she welcomes bridge to Long Island

“Our communities are strongest when we open our arms to those who need compassion, support, and assistance the most.”

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Charity for poor stands by its works

Food for the Poor is challenging the California attorney general’s action surrounding its accounting.

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Without Conservation Law Foundation fighting, developers would hold sway

“Yes, they play hardball and litigate. But so do developers, and with a lot more resources.”

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Looking to military for lessons on getting along

Readers reflect on an Ideas piece about how the military may help close the divide between red and blue states.

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In the club sandwich, a bitter aftertaste of American elitism

“The club sandwich’s place in the United States should not be boiled down to privileged poolside living.”

Ideas | The Big Tech Issue | Letters

How tech’s tendrils have gotten into readers’ lives

For the Ideas section’s special issue on big tech, readers wrote about the impact of technology on their lives.

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Pride, prejudice — and progress

Progress is cited in the path to equality for the LGBTQ community, but the effort continues.