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A beating death can’t be anyone’s idea of the job of police

I suspect that many of us as children have fantasized about, and even planned for, a future working in some capacity with the police. Just as many of us probably grew out of that dream.

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Take it from a longtime teacher and union member: Teachers shouldn’t strike

Teachers unions are about workers’ rights first. Children should not be held hostage to teacher contract negotiations.

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Fiercely open-minded campus — that’s the University of Chicago way

The university formally tells entering students of its commitment both to academic freedom without fear of censorship and to fostering the free exchange of even uncomfortable ideas.

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From a painful distance, we witness a family’s tragedy

As the mother of three (now young adult) children, I know firsthand that after childbirth, the focus is more on the baby’s well-being than the mother’s.

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The rich, the poor, and the government

Over 100 years ago, G.K. Chesterton captured the Republican stance in his novel "The Man Who Was Thursday."

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The gas stove: everyday appliance or looming threat?

One reader writes, "Which is more important: sticking to an old, dangerous habit or protecting the health of our children and the planet?" Another asks, "When are these greenhouse people going to stop?"

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Give ‘The Embrace’ a little time

What ultimately wins Boston’s affection may be simply what’s here long enough to become part of the landscape.

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He’ll let his ‘woke’ flag fly

It appears to me that anything that has to do with common sense is "woke."