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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
A student debt bailout would be unjust
A bailout of those who borrowed for college would disproportionately enrich the well-to-do at the expense of those less fortunate.
The CARES Act promised money to prison inmates. Some are still waiting
When incarcerated people are denied money they’re owed, their families suffer.
Harsh cuts leave half of Marriott staff out in the cold
"The firing of longtime workers without the promise of their being rehired when economic conditions improve is heartless."
Latinos deserve top spots in Biden’s cabinet
Latinos came out strong to embrace Joe Biden on Nov. 3. How should he embrace them back?
Obama, racism, and the futility of Black acquiescence
As president, Biden will have issues with Mitch McConnell. But unlike Obama, the color of his skin won’t be one of them.
Trump gave white America a raw deal. Black America took note
"If Biden succeeds, it will be in large part because Black Americans, more accustomed to governmental neglect than any American constituency, worked tirelessly and voted in great numbers to elect him."
COVID-19 vaccine studies point way for clinical trial diversity
A longstanding lack of diversity in clinical trials to test medical products is now being addressed in new ways.
Proposed MBTA cuts would make nagging concerns even worse
They would "have a lasting and detrimental impact on our ability to make long-needed infrastructure and service improvements that are essential to making Massachusetts a better place to live and work."
IDEAS | JULIA SKLAR
Black women entrepreneurs sell the medical wigs other companies won’t
The lack of curly and kinky wigs in hospital boutiques spawned three Boston-based businesses.
IDEAS | David Scharfenberg
Trump never delivered for aggrieved white America, but Biden can
The president was an intoxicating distraction for a core constituency: white, blue-collar workers. But they need more than tweets and tirades.