Boston’s bill for climate change is coming due

Boston-03/02/18-A man walks slowly through a flooded sidewalk off Congress Street, where water was flowing over from Fort Point Channel in the Seaport district. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

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We all benefit from the wonders of Boston’s shoreline, and we all must share the burden of keeping the city and its people safe.

Opinion | Reed Jobs and Eric S. Lander

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The “Count Me In” nonprofit empowers cancer patients as partners in improving care and treatment, and discovering future cures.


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Some key takeaways from a sit-down with Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Opinion | Alan Berger

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The suspected killing of Jamal Khashoggi ought to alert US policy makers to the folly of harnessing Mideast policy to the whims of a prince deluded by hubris.

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The tortured voting experience in Georgia and North Dakota is increasingly becoming the norm in far too many places in America.

Editorial Board Endorsement

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The Globe editorial board urges a vote for yes on 3 to affirm equal rights protections for transgender individuals in Massachusetts.

Opinion | Jonathan M. Albano

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Swensen_180916_VoteYes_0001.jpg Fact, not fear, should guide voters to a yes on Question 3

The civil rights of transgender Massachusetts residents depend on citizens voting yes on Question 3.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi_480-5424.jpg Elizabeth Warren is attacked from both left and right on DNA test

If the “Pocahontas” slur hobbles Warren beyond Trump’s base, it’s a problem. And it looks like it might be.

Opinion | Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

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The Trump administration’s eagerness to whitewash an ally’s apparent extrajudicial killing of a critic is appalling but not surprising.

Opinion | Geoff Diehl

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Rolling back the 2017 tax cuts and deregulations would threaten to return the nation — and the state — to the economic doldrums.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/49dd4b0eb61e4f8094c9a64cc47da28d-49dd4b0eb61e4f8094c9a64cc47da28d-0.jpg In wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, US moral leadership is missing

Congress need not follow the Trump administration into a moral wilderness, where the only thing that matters is the brute exercise of state power.

Opinion | Marcela García

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The oil company’s profits support a government that starves its people.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/BEDFORD_19991231_INTERIM_SCHOOLS_CHIEF_017.jpg After Perille bows out, a chance to get BPS superintendent search right

The Boston Public Schools need a dynamic, take-charge kind of leader — for the long term.

Opinion | Laura Perille

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“Making a meaningful contribution to BPS is well worth having the word ‘interim’ on my nameplate,” the current interim school superintendent says in today’s Globe Opinion section.

Opinion | Aly Raisman

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Child sexual abuse isn’t a kid problem, it’s an adult problem.

Why Trump should get his space force

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Ideas | David Scharfenberg

Why Trump should get his space force

Forget Ewoks and X-wing fighter pilots. This is all about satellites — jamming them, fooling them with lasers, and blasting them to bits.

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In nod to true social mobility, Harvard should end legacy admissions

“The practice preferentially offers the opportunity of a Harvard education to a select few.”


We need a true accounting of the cost of unmet mental health needs

“We see the toll that mental health and addiction disorders take every day in our cities and towns in Massachusetts.”


A new sign for the heart of the city?

“We should install a heart” where the Citgo sign is.


Boston’s bill for climate change is coming due

We all benefit from the wonders of Boston’s shoreline, and we all must share the burden of keeping the city and its people safe.

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Scientists have a new weapon against HIV: your phone

Recent medical advances are revolutionizing HIV treatment. To make the most of them, researchers have an unexpected ally.

Ideas | Kelly Kasulis

CEO hubris costs millions

Overconfidence among America’s business leaders is a growing problem, according to a recent study.

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