Editorial

Move of DCF offices threatens crucial family visits

Why is the state making the supervised visits that allow troubled families to maintain connections more difficult?

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Facebook should vet political ads or stop running them

Until Facebook can find a way to vet the truthfulness of the political ads on its platform, it should stop running them altogether.

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Housing is on the ballot in Tuesday’s local elections

Pro-housing voters on Tuesday could make a difference in combating a growing crisis.

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Congress does the right thing and finally recognizes Armenian Genocide

The move is belated, but it’s welcome nonetheless — and it puts Turkey on notice.

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Focus on immigration shifts attention from a more serious problem — cartels

The Trump administration’s obsession with preventing immigrants from reaching the United States is forcing Mexico to divert resources from the far more important work of combating cartels.

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With damning testimony, the vote for the impeachment inquiry isn’t even a close call

Congressional testimony by government officials leaves no doubt that the House should formalize the impeachment inquiry when it votes Thursday to move toward open hearings.

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Massachusetts needs a coerced-suicide law

State law is vague regarding coerced suicide. A new case underscores the need for clarification.

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Newton candidates need to pipe up on housing

The notion that a candidate can’t express a view on a question they’ll vote on defeats the purpose of having elections.

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Charlie Baker’s health care bill could make a real difference

Baker’s ambitious proposal to tame health care costs definitely needs some work, but it’s worth examining.

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Trump rewards Turkey for its bad behavior. Congress must act

When an ally goes horribly astray while throwing in its lot with Vladimir Putin, it’s time for Congress to find the courage to act.

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Baker administration not forthcoming in RMV investigation

A legislative committee is still waiting for answers in failures at the Registry of Motor Vehicles that led to a multi-fatality crash in New Hampshire.

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The far-reaching implications of Trump’s betrayal

President Trump’s misconduct is not some kind of minor lapse.

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Diplomats endangered species under Trump

Politicization of State Department exposed as impeachment inquiry picks up speed on Capitol Hill.

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Vape ban buys time to solve mystery outbreak

The state’s ban on vaping will give public health authorities time to respond to a national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses and deaths.

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Eliminate nonmedical exemptions to vaccines, and strengthen data collection

By acting soon, the Legislature can create a strong law that would protect kids — and all Mass. residents — from the infectious diseases that are making a dangerous comeback.

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The Nobel Peace Prize can help heal a troubled region

Two decades of hostility in Africa are yielding to new possibilities that deserve the international community’s support.

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Turkey got what it wanted in ‘cease-fire.’ What did US get?

Erdogan gets his buffer zone, Pence gets his photo-op, and our Kurdish allies will pay the price for it all.

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Trump administration officials serve the country best by testifying

Members of the Trump administration who are testifying before the impeachment inquiry have set an example other officials — and members of Congress — would do well to follow.

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Drug price transparency: Round 2

If knowledge is power, then state regulators need more tools in their toolbox to tackle pharmaceutical costs.

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Education funding: The House must repair the Senate’s damage

A careful compromise on education funding came undone in the Senate.

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Dollars vs. discrimination on the Greenway

A dispute over maintenance of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway is a matter of right and wrong as well as dollars and cents.

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The US shouldn’t take military action against Iran

The better policy would be to lower tensions with Iran and then work through whatever diplomatic channels still exist to defuse the war in Yemen.

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Cracking down on service dog fraud

There’s an important difference between an “emotional support” dog and a “service dogs.” The law should be clear about which is which.

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The Kurds’ blood is on our hands

President Trump’s naive foreign policy abandons American values and risks making an already dangerous region more unstable.

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Presidential stonewalling is obstruction

In defying congressional subpoenas, President Trump is also defying the Constitution.