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Long hours on the road, with public radio to keep them company... truckers call into our show occasionally. Here's what Canadian truckers had to say about U.S.-Canada trade relations.
To permit the denial of services to same-sex couples fails to uphold equal rights for LGBT people; whether the discrimination is based religion should be irrelevant.
What I’m advocating for is not a miracle -- it’s a health system that patients can rely on for quality, reliable care, writes Ophelia Dahl. It’s also a system that...
In the months after Robert F. Kennedy's assassination in 1968, writer Janna Malamud Smith learned that even the most terrible political events can lead to radical, positive societal transformations.
Seeing the "un-restored restoration" of "2001: A Space Odyssey" at the Somerville Theatre now, critic-at-large Ed Siegel says he didn't want to go home and drop acid. But he may...
The catastrophic storm plunged Puerto Ricans backward in time, writes Abby Maxman, the president and CEO of Oxfam America. Some think their island will never recover.
Our elected representatives are planning to put impoverished Americans on a starvation diet, writes Rich Barlow.
The writer, publisher and professional amplifier of youth voices says that when it comes to young people, "I'm always optimistic."
As author Anne Mackin watches her son and his European fiancee decide where to live, she wonders how the U.S. can compete with Europe and Canada.
We young people have the potential and desire to create change in our communities, writes Julian Viviescas, a junior at Lowell High School. A bill before the Legislature would make...
Climate change is not just about protecting polar bears or people living in distant places. It’s not even about the “health” of the planet, writes former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy....
The Trump administration's embrace of disturbing rhetoric as official policy will provide the post-hoc justification for violence, or worse, writes Sarah Sherman-Stokes.
The idea, which should never have made it out of the boardroom, instead took off and enabled Barr’s worst tendencies.
In recent days, there's been an uproar over undocumented immigrant children being separated from their parents.
There is a vast difference between being sad and suffering from the mental illness that I and millions of others live with, writes Jane Roper.
The local bus, which has long been seen as an uncool “loser cruiser,” is now being recast as modern, environmentally sound and socially responsible transportation, writes Fred Hewett.
Investors and executives aren't losing sleep over future hits to their bottom lines, writes Rich Barlow. Indeed, Big Pharma stocks rose on news of the president’s proposals.
Lack of access to something as basic as eyeglasses is one of the many ways that poverty itself serves as a barrier to economic mobility, writes Danya Keene.
The late, great author saw both sides of life -- its existential dread and the absolute silliness of it all.
By allowing on the field only players who’ll do as they’re told, the NFL owners have collaborated in an attack on one of the most significant rights necessary to our...