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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.

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A crisis is at hand in soaring rates of suicide

Suicide rates are on the rise both in Massachusetts and across the country.

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Regional transit approach should embrace the whole Commonwealth

“The fates of our residents are intertwined, and few challenges of civic life demonstrate this as clearly as transportation does.”

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MLK memorial has to be tied to action, not just symbolism

“It’s worth noting that King himself eschewed the kind of memorial that would simply recognize his many achievements.”

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Second thoughts about a diplomatic first

In Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, some are wary, others see progress, and still others see folly.

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Realtors question value of mandating home energy audits

“These government ratings would be applied to . . . older existing homes in the state, and possibly stigmatize whole neighborhoods.”

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Trump’s trade war — against newspapers

“He may very well be aware that the tariff will harm newspapers. That may be part of the motivation for it.”

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A tower project looms over Boston’s waterfront

With a state nod, an expanded Harbor Garage advances closer to reality.