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Punny forecasts and smiles

It’s the first thing I look for.


From New Bedford to Shanghai, David Barboza charts new coverage on China

On Episode 2 of the ‘Say More with Shirley Leung’ podcast, the former New York Times correspondent talks launching ‘The Wire’ and whether the United States is locked in a cold war with the Asian superpower.


Introducing Globe Opinion podcast ‘Say More with Shirley Leung’

Listen to the first two episodes: Harvard researcher Joan Donovan on disinformation in the 2024 presidential race and journalist David Barboza on the economic cold war with China.


T riders are getting better options while the Sumner Tunnel is closed. Why can’t they be permanent?

How adopting a ‘crisis framework’ can help us get to what will actually improve our state’s transportation system.


Envisioning Boston’s future with a blue-sky mind-set

Readers responded to our selection of visions for the city as well as to our survey asking for what they'd like to see.


Our bonus years: in other words, more time to be fully engaged

There are too many "bonus years" adults who look at the many inspiring things younger people are doing to save the world and use that as an excuse to sit back and watch.


Classical music, for your consideration, in our own backyard

Two recent Globe commentaries on classical music struck a resounding chord with readers, who had their own views to share on the subject.


How Americans can sponsor refugees — and why they should

At its heart, America is a land of welcome. The beauty of this new program is that it gives Americans the opportunity to further this fundamental national moral value.