Maybe talking more frankly and listening more carefully about our lives could mend us more than trying to convince each other about political views, writes Janna Malamud Smith.
Today, nearly a century after winning the vote, women are just beginning to use their power at the polls, writes Tina Cassidy.
A new study finds many non-voters are studiously ignorant about public affairs. We should pray that they don’t share their misinformation at the polls, writes Rich Barlow.
This is why I am voting yes on Question 3. This is my story, writes Robson Govine.
We were curious to know what readers were thinking in the run up to the midterm elections. Here's what you told us.
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I used to think that my coverage of Whitey Bulger would finally come to an end when he died, writes retired WBUR reporter David Boeri. Now I’ve come to believe...
I’m offended by the disingenuous claims that upholding this law will put women’s safety at risk, writes Jaclyn Friedman. It just isn’t true.
“It could happen anywhere anytime, but it’s rare,” Linda K. Wertheimer told her son. “You do not need to be afraid.”
We need to stop letting social media companies off the hook for their failure to adequately enforce the codes of conduct to which they pay lip service, writes Julie Wittes...
Without the convenient labels and stereotypes to rely on, writes Steve Almond, voters would be forced to assess their ballots without bias.
It all started in 1963 when I was 7, writes Jim Sullivan, and the Red Sox were one of the worst teams in baseball.
Worrying about the velocity of Chris Sale’s fastball should be way down my list of worries these days, writes Cloe Axelson, but dammit if it wasn’t a good distraction.
Watching the slow-rolling horror unfold in Pittsburgh, Anita Diamant had this one thought.
As we approach the midterm elections, we're curious to know what our readers are thinking. Please tell us what's motivating you to vote this November.
The Republican Party leadership ought to be held accountable for putting the lives of Americans in real danger for political expediency, writes Miles Howard.
It’s great that the retired racecar driver is encouraging athletes to acknowledge their concussions. But Earnhardt is on shakier ground when he maintains that brain injuries can be “healed like...
Trump has used incendiary rhetoric designed to gin up his base since the beginning of his candidacy, writes Eileen McNamara. Did he think no twisted individuals would ever take his...
An immigration lawyer’s new reality became apparent early on in the Trump administration, writes Laura Murray-Tjan. Now, every day is an unglamorous game of immigration policy dodge ball.
Todd Bol, the man who launched the movement, died of cancer last week at age 62. He leaves a beautiful legacy, writes Carey Goldberg.