Editorial

Time’s up to expand workplace harassment laws

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The Be HEARD Act represents the kind of systemic change needed to legally protect the many American workers whose stories of harassment stay in the shadows.

JOAN VENNOCHI

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Bernie Sanders’s defense of the Boston Marathon bomber’s right to vote represents another lurch to the left.

Opinion | David Shribman

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Our political figures are stuck perhaps more than ever in their own worlds and in their own words.

JOAN WICKERSHAM

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What’s the harm in a few redactions, right?

Opinion | Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Swanee Hunt

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After genocide, it was the women who buried the dead — then took on leadership roles, in a society that had kept them subservient and virtually silent.

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Court officials close ranks in defense of secret courts

A Working Group report defends the status quo on closed door hearings, unless your name is Kevin Spacey.

JEFF JACOBY

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Kate Smith was a beloved singer who brought joy to millions in dark times. That is her legacy, not two long-forgotten songs.

SCOT LEHIGH

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The Great Trumpkin worried that some of his Little Trumpkins might start to think for themselves.

Renée Graham

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Bishop E.W. Jackson is expressing his idiotic belief that a gay man in the White House will be the end of democracy.

Opinion | Kathleen Hall Jamieson

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The nation’s news outlets should promulgate policies regarding use of hacked materials.

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It’s time for the agency’s pension board to stop playing by its own rules and join the larger and better run state system.

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Do away with the red tape that blocks retirees from their pensions

“Older Americans shouldn’t need an attorney or a consumer rights reporter in order to get their own money.”

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Instead of punishing ride-share passengers, Massport should push efficiency

“I urge Massport to consider using technology to reduce congestion before pursuing a punitive proposal.”

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For Sanders, no constraints on his principles

Bernie Sanders’s defense of the Boston Marathon bomber’s right to vote represents another lurch to the left.

Opinion | Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Swanee Hunt

In the aftermath of genocide, Rwanda’s women have transformed the country

After genocide, it was the women who buried the dead — then took on leadership roles, in a society that had kept them subservient and virtually silent.

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The shifting, decreasing shape of the ice has changed the face of the seasons. It has altered something as basic as how people feed themselves.

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Boxes, pouches, cartons, and envelopes — oh my!

How do we balance the quick and easy fulfillment of our needs and desires against what’s good for the planet?

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