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Globe Summit

Rollins talks immigration, hate crimes, and identity on final day of Globe Summit

In just over eight months as US attorney for Massachusetts, Rachael Rollins has become well-known as a fierce advocate for equality and civil liberties, both values she championed during Friday’s Globe Summit.

Coronavirus

CDC director says she’s disappointed at politics playing a role in people’s COVID-19 vaccination decisions

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at the inaugural Globe Summit that she’s not surprised some people need to be persuaded to get coronavirus vaccinations, but she was dismayed by the politicization of the issue.

Movies

‘Little shell in a big world’: Jenny Slate talks about the art of empathy at Globe Summit

Comedian, actor, and writer Jenny Slate sat down with Globe features writer and “Love Letters” advice columnist Meredith Goldstein for a fireside chat about the art of empathy, creativity, and finding sustenance during challenging times.

Business

COVID-19 put a focus on Boston’s future. Here’s what city leaders think we should learn from it

Equity for small businesses was a theme during Globe Summit conversations.

Business

Bank of America CEO: Our policies should help effect change for the better

Brian Moynihan says the financial giant is ‘willing to pay’ vendors that offer workers higher wages.

Metro

Globe Summit Day 2: Here’s the full schedule for Thursday

On the agenda for Thursday are discussions with John Kerry, Ibram X. Kendi, and more. Discussions will cover topics ranging from the climate crisis to AI to antiracism.

Coronavirus

Fauci decries politicization of COVID-19 vaccines, urges people to get their shots to fight their common enemy, the deadly virus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s top medical adviser, decried the “inexplicable” politicization of COVID-19 vaccines, saying he hoped people would drop their differences and band together to fight their common enemy, the deadly virus, by getting their shots.

Technology

Mass. business officials urge action on climate change

Local entrepreneurs and executives reflected on Boston's strengths in climate tech and what needs to be done to combat the climate crisis.