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Throwing shade on the idea of a bright side to climate change

Readers were unwilling to embrace the gains that Jeff Jacoby argues would come about through global warming.

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How much longer must we wait for West Station?

“It is a slam-dunk to put a light rail system between Allston and Cambridge. The tracks already exist.”

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The Jerusalem decision: welcome shift or dangerous provocation?

While some welcome President Trump’s designation of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, others fear a firestorm.

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In crackdown on clubs, Harvard contorts for the social engineers

“What, exactly, is the evil Harvard now seeks to address by punishing membership?”

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A use-your-head approach to combating antibiotic challenges

“We have social and symbiotic relationships with the microbes with which we share our bodies.”

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Laws against discrimination are at heart of cake shop case

The Supreme Court heard arguments over a Colorado baker’s refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s marriage.

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Oh, there go those zany humans, anthropromorphizing again

“Anthropomorphism serves as little more than an unthinking distraction.”

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The unsinkable Donald Trump

Readers weigh the firmness of the ground the president stands on after nearly a year in office.

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Knock at GOP tax plan misses its considerable upside

Thursday’s article “is a perfect example of the Globe’s bias against Republicans.”

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Franken resigns, but unfinished business remains

As Senator Al Franken announced his resignation, readers were drawn to who is left standing.

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MBTA should use new fare system to ease inequities in transit, opportunity

“We’re always quick to forget that on the other end of technology are humans, seeking opportunities, who deserved to be considered.”

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Many of us are ‘mixed-race’ — racism feeds on our failure to realize that

“ ‘Races,’ as our society defines them, are biological fictions.”

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Between the extremes, fertile ground for moderate politics

Diane Hessan’s survey of voters on the left and right is revealing a need to move to the center.

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Divestment won’t help environment, and it could hurt pensioners

“It’s puzzling that one would advocate for an investment policy that harms returns, as divestment has been shown to do.”

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The sexual-harassment conversation is far from over

“Keep going, everyone. Report every act of sexual abuse, power abuse, harassment — respect every victim.”

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In a littered landscape, Boston eyes a ban on bags

Boston City Council unanimously approved a measure aimed at encouraging shoppers to use green alternatives.

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Trump takes on our national monuments

“Can someone explain to me what represents governmental overreach?”

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Gronkowski’s outrageous act throws the whole league for a loss

“Gronkowski’s act is an inexcusable blight on the reputation of a fine football team.”

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Appalled by treatment of longtime UMass Boston janitor

“How about firing the financial mismanagers at the university, and keeping the people who are hard-working individuals?”

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Solar industry girds for a battle over trade policy

“Innovation is our strong suit, and protectionist trade policies will do nothing but weaken the domestic industry.”

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In tax bid, it looks like GOP 1, people 0

Readers see much to beware in the Republicans’ advancing tax plan.

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With anti-Muslim retweets, Trump stoops to new low

“I can only imagine the pain and offense experienced by my American friends and colleagues who are Muslim.”

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Nursing facilities, and their residents, will feel impact if Haitians’ status ends

“Massachusetts nursing facilities rely heavily on first-generation Americans and immigrants to meet care needs.”

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We’re tugged between plutocracy and monarchy

A reader reminds us of “Baron de Montesquieu’s pithy observation that ‘republics end through luxury, monarchies through poverty.’ ”

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Disturbed by portrayal in editorial cartoon

“While the debate over the tax bill in Washington, including the role of political donors and private interests, is important, this cartoon promotes anti-Semitic themes.”