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Seizing a political opening on global warming

Readers respond to a Globe editorial calling for House Democrats to apply pressure in Congress on climate change.

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Cast wider in assessing comedians’ dramatic turns

“What is truly surprising is that, besides Sarah Silverman, Burr did not mention any female comedians.”

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This is not the Nicaragua of their Peace Corps days

“The repressive Ortega regime presides over a fractured country riven by social breakdown, including surging sexual assault.”

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From Arctic ice to N.E. wind, a race between problems and solutions

From warming Arctic waters to wind turbines on the New England coast, climate change problems and solutions abound.

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Push to curb ER visits could be a prescription for trouble

There are many health policy issues to wrestle with as companies push to steer people away from the emergency room.

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MWRA has fulfilled its mission — time for other stakeholders to step up

“The MWRA is not the only stakeholder, and this effort should not be funded on our ratepayers’ dime.”

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Trump, Pelosi go a few rounds in Oval Office

“I have not been Pelosi’s biggest fan in recent times, but she can definitely fight above her weight class.”

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Opponents of MIT’s Saudi ties have long list of concerns

“Many MIT faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff members expressed strong disagreement.”

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Under Walsh, Boston making strides on climate impacts

“Boston has been recognized both nationally and globally for its leadership in this work. Yet we know there is much more work to do.”

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Company responds over its planned Maine salmon farm

“Three candidates in the Belfast [Maine] City Council election ran as a slate against the project. All three lost decisively.”

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Bumpy path ahead for Boston schools

For the Boston Public Schools, the path forward is dotted with challenges, from school closings to funding issues.

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Misleading portrayal of group’s criticism of interfaith event

“We criticized a rabbi for inviting a particular Muslim leader of a particular Islamic organization, the Council on American-Islamic Relations.”

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Big field, bigger questions as Democrats eye 2020

With Deval Patrick staying out of the presidential race, the plot thickens among remaining prospective candidates.

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To beat their addiction to vaping, kids need help, not a punishing crackdown

“No amount of health education will stop kids from vaping once they’ve started.”

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It shouldn’t have taken explosion to expose poor areas’ substandard conditions

“Lack of knowledge or understanding of the substandard housing conditions in that neighborhood is shocking.”

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Under Bush, so many ‘points of light’ extinguished in AIDS epidemic

“Missing from the remembrances are the very people who were missing from Bush’s service as a political leader: those with HIV/AIDS and the LGBTQ community.”

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NFL, Goodell show yet again that they don’t get it

“The problem of violence directed at women is a grass-roots issue and needs to be addressed at many levels.”

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Even at our lowest, there’s still room to look down on Trump

“It is imperative that citizens, and particularly fine journalists like Eagan, continue to question and challenge reckless power despite our own shortcomings.”

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Warren’s report card

“I’m struggling to identify her significant accomplishments, especially any that would have a particular impact on the people of Massachusetts.”

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Biotechs aim to stock the fountain of youth

Companies are taking on the aging process, but some readers view this effort warily.

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A notion of schizophrenia care that bears revisiting

“The article repeats a claim that is, at best, controversial and, at worst, simply wrong.”

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Where missionary zeal meets cultural arrogance

“The Sentinelese who killed John Allen Chau were soldiers defending their culture and society against an existential threat; they were not murderers.”

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Mass. transit system is at a moment of transition

From bus rapid transit — in Mexico City and Boston — to the future of commuter rail, readers weigh in on how we get around.

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Speaking in judge’s defense over alleged bid to thwart ICE

Readers come to the defense of a state judge who is at the center of a controversy over an immigrant’s exit from a Newon courthouse.

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Mourning, and taking a measure of, George H.W. Bush

As the media assess the 41st president’s legacy, some question the timing of the criticism.