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Journalists are not the enemy

A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”

Opinion | Alan M. Dershowitz

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Some descendants of immigrants are now trying to close the door to broad legal immigration.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/maeda_010415ALocation_biz9.jpg The Malden River, coming to life

Slowly but surely, the plan to increase public access and connect Everett, Malden, Medford, Somerville, and surrounding areas is becoming reality.


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With fall around the corner, the City of Boston is leaving parents in the dark about its plans for the city’s schools.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/lehigh-4995.jpg How will Dems pay for their campaign promises?

The Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls should be more forthcoming about the cost of their agendas.

Opinion | Marvin Kalb

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Shortly after his inauguration, President Trump launched a brutal war against the press. He now appears to be winning it.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Graham-4989.jpg All praise is due to the Queen of Soul

For many of us trying to find our way in a nation too often hostile to our race and gender, Aretha was a guiding light.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-4991.jpg The pursuit of truth is fundamental to journalists’ work

Newspapers across the country have rallied to affirm the democratic value of a free press.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1013394576.jpg Chris Collins’ indictment is a wake-up call for reform of House rules

Collins’ arrest exposes a gaping hole in the ethics guidelines in the House of Representatives.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-4970.jpg San Francisco employees eat at work. City Hall wants to punish them

Two San Francisco legislators want to force workers to go out to lunch. Seriously.

Opinion | Christopher Weyant

An admonition from the president

Donald Trump is concerned about what he sees in the media.

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When the press is the ‘enemy’

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

Michael A. Cohen

The US civil-military divide is losing its balance

After President Trump revoked John Brennan’s security clearance, Brennan’s defenders piled on.


Answers on State Police raise more questions

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


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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Governor Baker turns his back on the innovation economy

Massachusetts will be one of the last states without patent troll protections.

Ideas | Jane Solomon

How ‘millennial’ got skunked

A “skunked term” means different things to different people, because its meaning is ambiguous or has changed over time.

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