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Preserve Fort Point Channel’s gains

“I hope Mayor Walsh and the Trustees of Reservations will take into account the numerous civic and nonprofit initiatives for access and open space already established, and gaining strength in the area.” — Michael J. Tyrrell

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Apply the same rules to bicycles and cars

“Why shouldn’t bicyclists obey the same rules as those who drive cars?” — Dorian Bowman

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A simple solution for the Minuteman path

“Why is it that bicyclists, weighing less than 200 pounds and going no more that 15 mph are required to stop while cars and trucks weighing thousands of pounds and going 30 mph are not?” — Alan Wright

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Don’t ride your bike on the sidewalk!

“You may be very, very careful, but you scare the snot out of blind people.” — Jim Mesthene

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The choice between military spending and health care

What could the health care program do with $54 billion dollars?” — Susan Probolus

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Could single-payer plan be the prescription?

A Democratic push to consider a single-payer health care plan has people taking a hard look at US health care policy.

The American Dream is about more than material comfort

“[While] the Dream surely must involve some baseline level of material comfort . . . it must also be more than mere conspicuous consumption.” — Andrew L. Kalloch

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Don’t set a double-standard for campus sexual assault

“The noble goal of keeping a young adult off the rolls of sexual predators by dealing with these issues on the campus quietly sets a double standard between college students and other adults at large.” — Sam Ellenport

Think twice about curtailing legal marijuana sales

“Legal consumption of weed will still occur, no matter who supplies it.” — Phil Lindsay

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Dental outreach effort is a professional enterprise, not a volunteer program

“Massachusetts dental school deans acknowledged, but imprecisely described, the work of ForsythKids.” — Dr. Kerry Maguire

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Carbon fee is our climate ‘moon shot,’ and it’s well within reach

“Unlike the Apollo mission, we already have the technologies needed to achieve the reductions we need in greenhouse gas emissions.” — Gary Rucinski

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Maybe our leaders are just too late on climate change — maybe earth is doomed

“Even with carbon brakes full on, the climate will continue to warm for a long time before turning around.” — Don Girard

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These storms are telling us something

“How many lives must be lost . . . before deniers of human-made climate change and global warming realize the error of their ways?” — Dennis Roy

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Atop Mount Greylock, a message for Berkshires’ growing pains

“The words of forewarning to the Berkshires were literally written in stone.” — Nicholas Tuff

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Follow California’s lead on targeting transportation emissions

“The Northeast would not be the first region to implement cap and trade for transportation fuels.” — Frederick Hewett

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The last word on Clinton, from a Democrat who’s done with her

“The Democratic Party and the Clinton team blundered throughout the campaign.” — Yvette Morton

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Given daily dose of the Donald, how can we still pillory Hillary?

“Now we have a president who tweets memes of hitting Clinton with a golf ball. But she is seen as the one deserving of our criticism?” — Michelle Moody

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Dorchester neighborhood deserves notice for its efforts to reduce violence

“Our street has improved largely because we do have relationships with police officers, and they do get out of their cars to talk to people.” — Bob Haas

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In casting musical, goal should be the best performer, not a nod to identity politics

“We are all human beings, and talent and merit should always be the only consideration.” — Donald H. Rousseau

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Invitation goes awry at Harvard

Harvard’s offer of a fellowship to Chelsea Manning and subsequent flip-flop was controversial from the start.

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Lecturers’ battle at BU is over more than money

“BU’s administrators must take account of the blind spots in the university’s liberalism and inclusion.” — Olga Livshin

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The Clinton campaign — a post-mortem

Hillary Clinton’s campaign memoir “What Happened” has renewed debate over the course of the 2016 race for president.

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Title IX directive was put in place to correct lapses in school policies

“It would be a mistake to insist on integrating the criminal justice system into educational institutions’ adjudication process.” — Stephanie DeCandia

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‘Paramour’ — a term to avoid

“It would seem retrograde of the Globe to use this disrespectful and sexist term.” — Laurie Sheffield

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Raising graduation rates won’t solve the inequities that grind us down

“Younger college graduates have seen their career prospects dry up, as employers move to contract, temp, and part-time work structures.” — Jeremy Raymondjack