The latest from Cognoscenti
If mothers choose to stay home because of costs -- not because of personal preference -- it’s bad for women and bad for our economy.
One major question looms: what happens when Robert Mueller shows all his cards?
A proposed rule would force immigrants to make a false choice between the opportunity at permanent residence and essential needs, like healthcare and food.
Can environmental protection only be bought on the backs of society’s neediest?
“The Ferryman” and “Girl from the North Country” connect us to something universal. Hopefully, writes Ed Siegel, Boston will rise to the challenge and produce these two great plays here.
I want my young patients to trust me -- but not because of the letters after my name, writes Dorothy R. Novick. I want them to trust me because they...
Education Sec. Betsy DeVos is using the federal government to tell women to stay quiet, writes Lauren Stiller Rikleen.
Voters, who just elected a Democratic House largely to protect the Affordable Care Act, should tell their state leaders to keep hands off its protections.
By refusing to make parts, manuals or repair software available, writes Nathan Proctor, companies prevent you from having what you need to fix your stuff.
If the 2020 Democratic candidates don't go after the filibuster -- in the interest of being charitable and bipartisan -- there will be a significant cost paid by Democratic voters,...
To beat Donald Trump in 2020, House Democrats need to focus on policy, not scandals.
Several fraternities and sororities are suing the university over a 2016 rule that discourages students from joining single-gender clubs. It is unlikely, however, that these suits will help women, writes...
Roger Goodell has made it clear throughout his term as commissioner that his primary purpose is to “protect the shield.” And that's exactly what he's done, writes Bill Littlefield.
The Red Sox have accepted an invitation to visit the White House. Sports and politics have never been an easy mix, writes Peter May, but this one is as close...
The scope of President Bush’s lifelong public service was breathtaking, writes John Sivolella.
Let’s transform the Citgo sign into something that represents the best of humanity -- and not its greed and destruction, writes Miles Howard.
When it comes to festooning a room for the yuletide, writes Rich Barlow, you can succeed without aspiring to a crassly unlimited budget.
A new study of kindergarten classes shows that younger students are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than their older classmates.
The relationship between the White House and the reporters covering it has grown more tense than ever, writes Andrew Grainger.
Massachusetts must continue to treat the opioid epidemic like a public health crisis rather than a criminal justice issue, write Iván Espinoza-Madrigal and Lauren Sampson.