I don’t understand why Gov. Baker’s decision to vote for Republican Senate candidate Geoff Diehl, a Trump acolyte, hasn’t caused murmurs of doubt about his “moderate” credentials, writes Miles Howard.
By placing a public digital library at the heart of higher education in Massachusetts, writes Susan E. Gallagher, we can turn our state’s celebrated commitment to academic opportunity into a...
When we can navigate public spaces without fear of attack, health can flourish, writes Sandro Galea.
Boston has a goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050, write Joan Fitzgerald and Henrietta Davis. To get there, we need to dramatically reduce emissions from our buildings.
Trump has about as much use for Warren's DNA test as he had for Obama's birth certificate, writes Eileen McNamara.
Civil War rhetoric is part of a larger violent, paranoid style of thought that has always existed, writes Steve Almond, but has become turbo-charged in the age of Trump.
What I am seeing, what I am hearing, fills me with dread, writes Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental. And there so few of us left old enough to remember and give...
U.S. policies must recognize the role immigrants play in advocating for greater tolerance and diversity in their countries of origin, writes Ismar Volić.
More than at any other time in history, writes Fred Hewett, the human race must shoulder the burden of caring for the Earth, as one cares for a patient with...
It’s not easy to apologize well, writes Molly Howes, but it’s not mysterious either.
The idea that voting is our only recourse ignores the reality of how progress has been achieved over the course of U.S. history, writes Miles Howard.
We are running a relay, from sea to shining sea and back again, for as long as it takes, and we will get there, writes Anita Diamant.
Finding and sustaining hope is slow, repetitive work, writes Julie Wittes Schlack. Rage is much easier to access.
It’s up to voters this fall to elect representatives who really believe in feeding the hungry, writes Rich Barlow.
The Oval Office is not the only place in Washington in need of grown-ups, writes Eileen McNamara.
Nancy Gertner explains why she, along with 2,400 other law professors, is urging senators not to advance the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh.
Meaningful change will require courage from individuals as well as structural solutions from our institutions, writes Emerson College president Lee Pelton.
As long as we consider the court a necessary arbiter of litigious matters, we must take all necessary steps to ensure that it has something of an ideological balance, writes...
By cutting UNRWA funding, the Trump administration hopes to pressure Palestinians to return to the bargaining table. But at what cost?
Life is not fair, writes Amy Gutman. Even, occasionally, for people like Judge Kavanaugh.