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A treasure map for an American tyrant

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Who owns the President?

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A sordid family affair

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Hiding the evidence

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Rewards for doing the president's bidding

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The case for prosecuting Donald Trump

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TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST

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EDITORIAL - A good start to fixing the off-the-rails MBTA pension system

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Rebekah Wolf -- There's already a blueprint for helping migrants. Let's invest in it. -- The United States has a long history of welcoming new immigrants and providing them integration services into our communities. But these services are now few and far between between for those who come to our borders legally seeking protection.

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Alex Beam -- Is Catholicism ... cool? -- You bet!

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NEWSLETTER - Sign up for Are we there yet? A new weekly Globe Opinion newsletter about the future of transportation in the Boston area and across New England.

17 days ago

Emerson Clauss III -- The state can ease its housing problem by building more starter homes -- State support and coordination are needed, along with incentives for local communities that are rightly concerned about new demands on municipal services and overwhelmed school districts.

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JOAN WICKERSHAM -- The awareness of time -- I had bought a copy of "The Fortnight in September" and was saving it to read in September. So I happened to be in the middle of it when news came that the queen had died.

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Alexandra Vacroux -- Is Putin bluffing on using nuclear weapons? -- The real question we should be asking ourselves is if the United States is bluffing when it says that there will be catastrophic consequences to a Russian nuclear attack.

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Between gridlock and a hard place: clogged roads, poor transit

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Playing fields are straining under the weight of so much use

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Tax proposal raises questions on just who the millionaires are

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Location, location, location: Biden, Trump, and the queen

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A collaboration between BU's Center for Antiracist Research and The Boston Globe's Opinion team.

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Finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing

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Joan Vennochi -- With Ricardo Arroyo and the women who backed him, the #MeToo fever has broken -- From Elizabeth Warren to Michelle Wu, powerful women are inclined to first give the benefit of the doubt to a man accused of sexual misconduct — if that man shares their politics.

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Kimberly Atkins Stohr -- To help close the wealth gap, put more money into Black and brown wealth managers' hands -- Of the roughly $69 trillion in wealth that is professionally managed in the United States, 98.7 percent is managed by firms owned by white men. You read that right: Firms owned by women and people of color control only 1.3 percent of that pie.

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IDEAS | DAVID SCHARFENBERG -- Boston was once a wildly ambitious city. It's time to go big again. -- Soaring housing costs, a broken T, and other existential problems require sweeping fixes that meet the moment.

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IDEAS | JOAN VENNOCHI -- How the MBTA went off the rails -- Nearly everything about Boston has changed in the past few decades, yet the T has the same big problem — a failure to prioritize the rider experience above all.

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EDITORIAL -- Patients' rights in the Live Free or Die state

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IDEAS | CATESBY HOLMES -- The latest COVID booster is recommended for pregnant women, so why don't more of them know that?

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LETTERS -- Biden brings cancer fight to the fore

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IDEAS | ROBIN CHASE -- The joyful and planet-friendly mobility of e-bikes

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IDEAS | TONNY ONYULO -- Something is wrong with the official definition of famine

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Rosalyn Negrón, Rebecca Herst, and Antonio Raciti -- Greater Boston's climate adaptation field is divided by race

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IDEAS | JOAN VENNOCHI -- A bitter lesson in Dedham schools

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Pamela Paresky and Samuel J. Abrams -- An 'us' vs. 'them' mentality on campuses turns potential friends into allies — or enemies

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LETTERS -- Literacy screenings mandated, but don't get your hopes up

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SCOT LEHIGH -- It's a moment to praise Mitch McConnell

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IDEAS | JENNIFER E. RIZZO -- My local polling station has become a hostile environment

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LETTERS -- Civic engagement: sounds great in theory, but ...

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IDEAS | EVAN SELINGER -- Democrats are losing on a key battleground — the meme wars

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LETTERS -- Digital inequities extend beyond health care access

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IDEAS | EVAN SELINGER -- Escape plans of the rich and famous

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Kimberly Atkins Stohr -- John Roberts's constitutional color-blindness threatens civil rights

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Alma Adams -- DeSantis and Abbott are using tactics straight out of the Jim Crow playbook

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EDITORIAL -- Trafficking in human lives should have consequences for its Republican perpetrators

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Birthday cards about aging: the joke lands with some, not others

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'Give us your huddled masses,' say Massachusetts residents

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A student nurse at MGH in 1950s, she still recalls how Dr. Austen reassured her

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House Democrats should adopt leadership term limits -- The party's top leaders in Congress are all in their 80s.

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Wu cleans house at zoning board -- But creating more housing will require cleaning up the city's zoning code too.

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A deteriorated water system erodes public trust in Jackson, Miss. -- Officials in that Southern state have failed to fulfill a basic human right. Federal oversight is desperately needed.

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As law-skirting practices evolve, the state's gun laws must as well -- The Massachusetts House is ready to lead on that challenge.

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Iran needs to know the world is watching -- Especially in the context of Iran's Internet restrictions, please remember the role of the Fourth Estate.

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How do we memorialize the pandemic? -- As the United States neared its one millionth COVID-19 related death, artists, architects, and community leaders are calling for a permanent memorial to honor all those touched by COVID. Globe Opinion asked several artists for their vision of what a COVID memorial could look like.

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Postcards from the pandemic -- Invited to take a walk, in fact, lots of walks; dining room table repurposed — a snapshot of how readers were coping.

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An archive of conversations with the experts writing thought-provoking Globe Opinion op-eds and Ideas features.

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The Boston Globe Opinion section and MIT's AgeLab present The Longevity Hub, an ongoing series seeking to spark Greater Boston's transformation into the Silicon Valley of aging.

9 months ago

Future-proofing the presidency -- Donald Trump brought our democracy to the brink and exposed its weak spots. Here's how to thwart the next American tyrant.

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Finalist for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing

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A battle for affordable housing in Massachusetts -- The Globe editorial board's 2020 series on the need for inclusive housing reform in Newton and across the Commonwealth.

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Brave New Planet is a podcast that delves deep into the most exciting and challenging scientific frontiers, helping us understand them and grapple with their implications. Dr. Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is host.

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Political coverage often focuses on voters who oscillate between political parties in a few key swing states. Here we feature perspectives and opinions from and about demographics of Americans — young voters and Black and brown voters —who swing between voting and not voting.

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From voter suppression to gerrymandering to foreign interference, the integrity of US elections is under attack. In a three-part weekly series, Globe Opinion examines how the nation arrived at this moment and what needs to be done to protect voting rights.

9 months ago

Trapped: Why the GOP's death is imminent -- The Republican Party is destroying itself. Thomas Patterson of the Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center explains the five traps the party has set for itself and warns that the party's future is in peril without reform.

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Black voices now -- Globe Opinion seeks to amplify the perspectives and the voices of Black community members, scholars, activists, doctors, teachers, business leaders, students, and parents as op-ed and letter writers, and as innovators and provocateurs featured in Globe Ideas. Here we feature Black voices from the community amid the historic protests following the killing of George Floyd. We aim to amplify yet more Black voices going forward.

9 months ago

Legal Lens documentaries -- Law and documentary film may seem far apart, but they actually share many connections. With the guidance of filmmaker and producer Joseph Tovares and support from the Hewlett Foundation, 12 Harvard Law School students from eight countries have worked since January on the Legal Lens project. You can view the films here on BostonGlobe.com.

9 months ago

Choosing, using, and losing your health care: A policy first-aid kit -- In a four-part weekly series, Globe Opinion offers a baseline assessment of health care as well as prescriptions for fixing the industry.

9 months ago

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."

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National Student Essay Competition winners announced

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