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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiDCFDay102.jpg Thinking big on DCF reforms

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.

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Letters

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

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East-West rail must be part of state’s future

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Joe Kennedy’s muddled message

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Drop in cancer deaths reflect failures of our society. Really

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