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Solitary confinement, isolation, ‘restrictive housing’ — by any name, it’s cruelty

“Other states have reduced their use of solitary without finding an increase in prison violence. It is time Massachusetts followed suit.”

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Patriots winning games, losing moral standing

Readers fault the team for playing Antonio Brown after he was accused of rape.

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Lewandowski’s chilly moment in the hot seat

Corey Lewandowski’s defiant appearance before a House committee irked readers.

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Making rape cases a priority is not a question of competing resources

“Effective use of DNA evidence in rape cases is not a question of will or resources, it is a question of will and resources.”

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Growing pains in Newton

As Newton grapples with development questions, readers write to share their hopes for the city.

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The Rev. Michael Haynes lifted the city and its residents

“I was told that if you wanted to understand the history of African-Americans in Boston, go hear the Rev. Haynes.”

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Doyle’s yet another fixture to be cleared from Boston’s scene

“I wish some entrepreneur with a sense of history would step in and save these landmark eateries.”

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Media literacy has to be an essential skill for today’s students

“It’s essential that our soon-to-be voters know how to become informed citizens.”