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‘Wokeness’ divides, so it’s no wonder students are miserable

Could it be that the incessant focus on so-called wokeness is an excuse for people to be mean to each other while armored in false virtue? Anyone questioning the popular narrative is subject to cancellation or vilification.

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In face of climate threat, enough talk of ‘trade-offs’ from developers

For decades now, real estate developers, with our city government standing firmly by their side, have been trading a stable climate for their convenience and profits.

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Forever grateful she scheduled that mammogram

Although I do not have an anxiety disorder, of course I was, and still am, anxious about the process, findings, and treatment of this condition.

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State needs to give islands the mechanism to keep residents housed

Allow the islands the right to levy a small transfer fee on property sales that is then used to build and preserve housing for its public safety, health care, small-business, and restaurant workforce.

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Presumption of innocence abandoned, damage done on City Council

Your readers may disagree about the substance of the allegations against Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo but we should all recognize the damage done to our society and polity when we reject due process.

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The halcyon days of a friendlier America — that’s a myth

We punish ourselves in the futile search for a civility and community that will never return, because that bigoted world of so-called civility is gone forever in a much more accessible and open America.

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Clarinetist’s $100m donation to BU medical school resonates

It was always good news to see Edward Avedisian sitting in the first clarinet chair. Now it is an unexpected but not a far-fetched segue to read of his $100 million donation, in honor of his childhood friend, to Boston University’s medical school.

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The sound of the audience is itself a musical accompaniment

We, as presenters, work so hard to get people into the concert hall. After all that effort, we’re then going to ask them to sit on their hands?