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Tools in facing Alzheimer’s

Readerss responsd to Aug. 13 Globe story on new Alzheimer’s care legislation.

Everything is broken

Readers respond to Margery Eagan’s Aug. 13 column, “Everything in the country is broken.”

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Many are willing to hold their noses for the ‘Trump hoax’

“Many more than will admit are ‘holding their nose’ and happy to get the Supreme Court appointments and legislation they want at any cost.” — Dale Stewart

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Shakespeare performances keep retirees young

“The performances have grown from a series of short scenes and monologues to full-length plays, fine costumes and sets.” — J. Paul Pemsler

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Everything is broken

Readers respond to Margery Eagan’s Aug. 13 column, “Everything in the country is broken.”

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Tools in facing Alzheimer’s

Readers responded to an Aug. 13 Globe story on the state’s new Alzheimer’s care legislation.

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The Academy Awards are about marketing and promotion

“Ty Burr’s argument against an Academy Award overlooks the primary function of the Academy, which is to stoke the profits of Hollywood, and to promote films to that end.” — Glenn Kulbako

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College diversity isn’t just about making amends for the past

“The pursuit of diversity is needed not so much to amend for the past but to counteract current discrimination.” — John L. Hodge

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The Mass. Legislature is (or isn’t) doing its job

Readers weigh in on Jeff Jacoby’s Aug. 12 column about the Mass. Legislature.

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When the press is the ‘enemy’

Readers respond to the Aug. 16 editorial, “Journalists are not the enemy.”

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Answers on State Police raise more questions

Readers respond to the ongoing charges of corruption at the State Police.

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The benefits and drawbacks of ranked-choice voting

Any system of voting will inevitably raise some concerns with how accurately it translates voters’ desires in an actual election.” — Michael E. Malamut

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The flaws of the Electoral College are in its origin

“States with large slave populations lobbied to have those slaves count toward their allocation of seats in the House, even though these slaves would never cast a vote.” — Richard McIntosh

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Put pressure on producers to limit our mountains of plastic waste

“The only answer is regulation of plastic packaging (and other materials) so that the true cost of disposal or recycling is included in the cost of the product.” — Janet Watson

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Restoring the Northern Avenue Bridge

Readers respond to an editorial urging restoration of the Northern Avenue Bridge.

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Anyone could have seen conditions at Alewife T garage

“Even the most cursory visit to Alewife in recent years would have made those risks apparent even to those without a construction engineering background.” — Robert Galford

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A headline on D.C. ‘white rights’ rally was a ready-made presidential tweet

“This headline could have been a tweet by the current president.” — Tamiko Beyer

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Answering the plea for everyday decency

“Thanks . . . to Nestor Ramos for his insightful plea that, here in Boston, we must all find the better angels of our nature in dealing with each other.” — William D. Kickham

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Taking a very Sam Adams kind of stand against Sam Adams Lager

“I’ll miss it terribly, but I’ll never drink it again.” — Sam R. Hamburg

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Facing the issue of the resegregation of Boston Public Schools

Readers respond to Globe stories about the resegregation of the Boston’s public schools.

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A wall worth celebrating

“Thank you for John D. Spooner’s thoughtful, uplifting-inspiring ‘Ghosts and summer roses.’ ” — Marie Rawlings

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The imperfect world of the courtroom

The work that trial judges and ADAs do on an everyday basis is fraught with unforeseen consequences.”— Patrick J. Daly

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Margaret Heckler was one of a kind

“Her life was a study in greatness among 20th century women.” — Peter J. Cotch

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Seniors face their own housing crisis

Specialists and advocates respond to Beth Teitell’s Aug. 6 piece on senior housing.

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When talking about Trump, IQ is irrelevant

“Let’s put aside the meaningless designation of IQ.” — Andy Rangell