Trump’s fate hinges on a political showdown

Readers question senators' impartiality as the impeachment trial gets underway.

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Another tax is not the answer on housing

"This sales tax is a diversion and relieves our cities and towns from the collective responsibility of using existing tools."

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Our primaries are vulnerable to meddling too

"Russia could easily decide that the best way to get President Trump reelected is to tamper with the primaries."

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DeLeo overlooking clear signs of support for regional climate pact

"Climate hearings at the State House are jammed with worried residents spilling out into the halls and leaning against railings."

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It’s not just Wall St. that’s wary of Galvin’s proposed rule on brokers

"I have been able to diversify my portfolio because I have had some choices about commission-based products I could invest in."

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Taiwan election is proof that people choose freedom over authoritarianism

"The failure of 'one country, two systems' in Hong Kong proves that democracy and authoritarianism cannot coexist."

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Sanders, Warren could squabble themselves out of the race

"The worst thing that could happen is that you divide your supporters into irreconcilable camps."

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Individual property owners should not have to bear brunt of rent control

"All solutions have consequences, and everyone is due fair consideration."

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Senate trial underway beneath a shadow of partisanship

Readers question whether senators will treat the impeachment process as a real trial.

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Push for gender parity, racial diversity on state’s boards, commissions

"One often-overlooked sector of our state leadership is that of the several hundred appointed boards and commissions."

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We have means to save planet — we just need to overrule those who block our way

"What we need is to overrule shortsighted politicians and not-in-my-backyard environmentalists and start to deploy available, planet-saving technologies at scale."

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Rising costs pose problems for recycling

As some communities grapple with rising recycling costs, readers see ways to keep up resolve.

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Giving communities the housing boost they need

Readers took issue with a recent Globe editorial on affordable housing.

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Tweets are not administration policy

"The president’s administration should be held by us to daily briefings by a press secretary and press conferences with the president."

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She’s in no hurry to die, but there may come a day

"Although new treatments are always being developed, I might run out of options someday. If that happens, I want a choice as to what comes next."

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Making way, warily, for South Station tower

Readers warily await the start of work on a tower over South Station.

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Harsh light on MIT after report on Epstein ties

A report on the school's relationship with Jeffrey Epstein has led some to call for the MIT president to step down.

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Warren-Sanders clash raises questions

Readers give their own assessment as the Democratic rivals square off over gender and electability.

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The impeachment tango

Readers weigh in as the House votes to send two articles of impeachment to the Senate.

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Cora has dishonored the game

"A sadder question: Why did he not honor himself?"

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People most in need get hit hard by environmental injustice

"You don’t have to believe the studies; just take a drive around your region."

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Harvard law students can aim higher than clerking for Trump judges

"Do I want to clerk for a judge who has received a rating of “not qualified” by the American Bar Association? No."

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Babson employee’s Facebook post was not a firing offense

"He is the victim of feigned outrage and of misconstruction. This is precisely what academic institutions such as Babson (his alma mater as well) are supposed to defend against."

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Since high court has long record of low points, progress is in people’s hands

"The Supreme Court has a long history of suppressing democracy, and we the people have an equally long history of amending the Constitution to expand democracy."

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He believes the worst: Soleimani died for Trump’s sins

"Even so-called never-Trumpers don’t want to believe that President Trump would stoop so low as to assassinate a foreign leader in order to distract the public from his own impeachment trial."