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Push for debt solutions rises along with student loans

We need to create a system that encourages these institutions of higher education to become more of a partner in helping to rein in the rising costs.

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No vaccination yet? That’s right, ‘we are just essential workers’

We must protect those who take care of us.

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The vaccine rush goes on

Why is it OK to have human beings attached to a website for hours at a time in pursuit of the slimmest chance getting a slot? Think of what else we all could have been doing with that time.

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Let’s have 12 months of Black History Month

Lectures, films, online performances, art shows — everything offered was noteworthy.

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In bid to hike minimum wage, stimulus snag is only a setback, not a basis for retreat

It’s apt to recall that in 1933, FDR said, "No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country."

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Deaths at downtown worksite highlight unconscionable lack of city oversight

Why should we be surprised to find that a company that doesn’t adhere to safety standards or pay fines would not tell the City of Boston that when applying for a permit?

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We need to erect monuments to our sad American truths

Scot Lehigh’s idea of a monument to Americans who died during the coronavirus pandemic is sorely needed. It should stand near a monument remembering the Native Americans and not far from another monument remembering the millions of Africans who suffered through the Middle Passage.

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The VA is a model of vaccine efficiency

"A VA representative — an actual person — called me on the telephone to schedule my shot. When I showed up at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center, they had me in and out within an hour."