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At least three diabetics died last year from rationing insulin, a flashpoint in the battle to reduce stratospheric U.S. drug prices.
The feeling of being threatened is so pervasive, we need to find ways to manage it, writes Marni Chanoff. Understanding the physiology of fear and its impact is a good...
A farm in Waltham, a long-time source of learning and responsible stewardship, could become nothing more than cash-value on a balance sheet, writes Alex Green.
We need more voices in our culture encouraging us to live simply, writes Mike O'Loughlin.
Hosting Thanksgiving is not the same thing as running a restaurant, writes Rich Barlow.
We've heard so much about the people who are fleeing, writes Fatema Z. Sumar. What about the people who are staying behind to work for change? Not enough of us...
Baker’s model may not be every governor’s cup of tea, writes John Sivolella, but it has served him well during an era of extreme national discord.
The left must renounce the Democratic Party’s fealty to corporations and offer hope to marginalized voters, writes Miles Howard.
In the face of alarming news about our rapidly warming planet, writes Philip Warburg, some environmental leaders are all too ready to toss a lifeline to aging nuclear power plants.
Immigrants show determination and courage that only betters our nation, writes H.L.M. Lee, in this story about his friend, Cuc, and her family, who fled poverty and persecution in Vietnam.
A demagogue with a broken megaphone can only sow so much discord, writes Steve Almond.
With shows like HBO's hotly anticipated Elena Ferrante adaptation, a new form of brilliance is taking shape, one that evolves not just from conquering enemies, but also from cultivating relationships.
Latinos in America represent a patchwork quilt of different races, ethnicities, nationalities and political persuasions, writes Josiane Martinez. Treating them as a monolith is a big mistake.
Donald Trump shouldn't prevent us from recognizing the humanity in one another, writes Andrew Grainger.
The threat of climate change shouldn’t be faced by Boston taxpayers and property owners alone, write Bradley Campbell and Vivien Li. Developers and the business community must do their fair...
Bostonians should be thrilled after losing out as host of Amazon’s second headquarters, writes Rich Barlow.
Chelsea High School senior Maria Figueroa writes about how teachers and a mentoring program gave her hope for the future, which includes the possibility of graduating from college, in this...
Provisional ballots, used when an individual's eligibility to vote is in doubt, may be inefficient, writes Jamie Hoag, but they're an important tool for expanding voting rights.
My father-in-law, who served in the Vietnam War, has planned his own military funeral, complete with a three-volley salute, writes Julie Gerstenblatt.
"There’s a reasonable and a vital debate to be had here -- it’s a shame that neither the judge nor the public will hear it," Evan Mandery writes.