Opinion | Alan Wirzbicki

Playing it safe with the new BPS superintendent?

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Marie Izquierdo should be the front-runner. The fact that she’s not says a lot about the city and Mayor Marty Walsh.

SCOT LEHIGH

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Some of William Barr’s responses didn’t even pass the laugh test.

Michael A. Cohen

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The president cannot pick and choose the laws he chooses to abide by. Democrats must begin impeachment proceedings.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

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What’s the point of their speaking tour? To spin themselves.

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Free Press

Two Reuters reporters and Jamal Khashoggi among ‘10 Most Urgent’ list of press freedom cases

The One Free Press Coalition every month spotlights the “10 Most Urgent” journalists who press freedoms are under threat worldwide.

SCOT LEHIGH

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It feels as though Democrats are losing sight of the greenest, tallest tree for the broader public-policy forest.

Editorial

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Charlie Baker can point to improvements at the Department of Children and Families, but he’s far from achieving systemic reforms.

OPINION | STAN ROSENBERG

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We need to do better by our foster children.

Renée Graham

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When black women vote, we are our own saviors. We aren’t maids charged with cleaning up America’s political messes.

Opinion | Michael Stein and Jon Kingsdale

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The alternative to the proposal is adequate funding of the Affordable Care Act.

Letters

Letters

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“Reducing the occurrence of painful workplace injuries and illnesses will reduce opioid addiction commensurately.”

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Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

Greenland — to buy or not to buy

We all know where this is headed.

Call grows for moral budget to see to human needs

“A more aggressive response from the government is required to address the root causes of poverty and addiction.”

Editorial

Cashing in on gambling with ‘mini’ casino

A would-be developer of a gaming facility in Wareham wants to change the rules in the middle of the game.

Letters

Is middle of the road the Democrats’ best path?

Readers react to the latest views of Diane Hessan’s surveyed voters on the way forward for the Democrats.

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Ideas | Bina Venkataraman

‘The forest is not safe’: How Lyme disease struck fear into the heart of this nature lover

There’s much to worry about when we go outside: rising heat; disease-bearing ticks and mosquitoes; sharks and superstorms. But when fear keeps us indoors, there’s too much we stand to lose.

Ideas

Know your ticks and how to avoid them

The number of tickborne illnesses in the US is increasing; the number of reported cases of Lyme disease alone have tripled since the 1990s. Here are the most common human-biting ticks in the United States:

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