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EDITORIAL

Ask what you can do for the 2020 elections

There is a very simple, concrete step that almost any US citizen can take to play a proactive role in protecting our democratic institutions: Sign up to be a poll worker or observer.

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A light at the end of the political tunnel for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s status has been fraught for far too long. A new bill in Congress could be the first step toward decolonizing the island.

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Racial disparities in criminal justice cry out for real change

Governor Baker should use the bully pulpit to rally the Commonwealth for reforms.

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DHS must address the threat of white supremacists, even if Trump won’t

Homeland Security’s mission has been compromised, and so has the safety of the American people.

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A day with lessons for protecting American lives

On the anniversary of 9/11 in the midst of a pandemic, it's time to assess what we can learn from these twin horrors.

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An incompetent in the White House

The country needs an inquiry to hold the president and his administration accountable for negligence that led to thousands of deaths.

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Facebook isn’t protecting the election

Mark Zuckerberg wrings his hands about the fate of democracy while failing to rein in the social network’s role in election-warping misinformation campaigns.

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Police overtime abuse raises issues of trust

Mayor Walsh and the Boston City Council need to crack down on a culture of permissive of overtime prone to being exploited.