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An irrational assault on higher education

A new Trump policy would force some international students in US schools to go home. It's a callous plan that would cause great economic harm.


State lobbying law needs a fix

Court ruling for Sal DiMasi sets the stage for a second look at how to keep lobbying clean.


Supreme Court makes it official: The Electoral College is an anachronism

The country needs a system whereby the presidential candidate with the most citizen support on Election Day wins.


Has the time (finally) come for liquor licensing reform in Boston?

It's long overdue for the city to establish a more equitable process of handing out liquor licenses. And the pandemic may be the perfect time for reform.


Tougher oversight key to protecting state’s elderly

Nursing home deaths that far outpace the national average cry out for real reform from the Baker administration.


What does the Declaration of Independence mean to you?

In 2020, with the nation convulsed by a pandemic and protests against police violence, what does the Declaration of Independence mean to you?


Cocktails to go? Not in Massachusetts.

Legislators are dragging their feet over allowing struggling bars and restaurants to sell cocktails with takeout and delivery orders, denying them important revenue.


Other cities can fire police officers for misconduct. Why not Boston?

Police discipline should not be on the table during union negotiations.