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LETTERS

Elder care facilities have long been beset by woes

Readers react to a Globe editorial calling for tougher oversight of nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

LETTERS

The Declaration of Independence — an anti-Trump tract, in other words

As readers shared what the Founders' document means to them, a critique of the Trump administration emerged.

LETTERS

Reflections on the Declaration of Independence

Every Fourth of July, we print the Declaration of Independence so that its text and ideas can be interrogated by a new generation. This year, with the nation convulsed by a pandemic and protests against police violence, we asked our readers what the Declaration of Independence means to them.

LETTERS

Mayor Walsh should look to city’s creative industry

"The creative industry is a field that can generate wealth, income, and jobs to improve the standard of living of the city’s Black residents as well as women- and Black-owned businesses."

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Harsh light on risks to kids in Mass. group homes heightens need for more data

"This report points out the risk children face when the state is their stand-in parent."

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Trump raises pandemic pressure on colleges

"It is frightening to consider that the administration is playing politics with children’s lives."

LETTERS

High school civics and arts — what a combo

"How wonderful it would be if civics and government and the arts (theater, music, visual, dance, writing) were required curriculum for every year of high school."

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Rid Mass. schools of lead water pipes

"For their brains to fully develop, young people must have the chance to consume water free from this known neurotoxin."