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A fretful nation, and for good reason

Andrew J. Bacevich wants Trump’s foes to curb their paranoia, but some see real reasons to worry.

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Given failings of Democratic establishment, progressives are saviors, not spoilers

“Why on earth would anyone count on the conservative Democratic establishment to curb Trump?”

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An appeal to abortion foes: ‘Prolife’ does not end at birth

“Put your vote toward candidates for office who will support these babies.”

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What really happened between Trump and Putin in Helsinki?

Readers respond to the meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.

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Mass. moving to close the ‘grocery gap’ in underserved communities

“The challenges we face as a Commonwealth are far greater than many realize.”

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A disgraceful display in Helsinki

Trump “is the enemy within, a traitor to this great, good, and generous nation.”

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For Democrats, it’s a negative campaign strategy that makes voters weary

“A party platform that will win the hearts and minds of the electorate must have substance.”

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Mannequin display is very much in fashion at area museums

“Everyone wears clothes and can relate to what people wear in different time periods.”

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We’ve lost our edge in holding back costly hospital mergers

“Massachusetts’ decades-old regulatory mechanisms are hollow shells of their former selves.”

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The uses, and misuses, of a Rorschach test image

“The caption ‘Rorschach test image of a butterfly’ indicates a complete lack of understanding of the test.”

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National Grid lockout is an awful display of corporate greed

“Shame on National Grid for halting its employees’ health care after refusing to allow them to work during contract negotiations.”

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Shaughnessy takes his place among the ‘Fellowship of the Miserable’

“He has displayed once again his penchant for finding a perceived blemish on the bloom of a local team.”

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T’s coffer can’t be source of public transit discount

“That subsidy should be decided and paid by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.”

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Boston-area growth hemmed in by suburban housing crunch

Waltham’s housing challenges are indicative of a problem faced in communities throughout Greater Boston.

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Alan Dershowitz welcomes more dialogue. OK, here goes.

In crafting a defense for Donald Trump, Dershowitz has been put on the defensive.

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Just what world does this soccer-basher live in?

Dugan Arnett’s putdown of soccer rubbed fans the wrong way.

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The Democrats will not win with a woman in 2020

“There is sufficient misogyny in the electorate to cause a female candidate to start off with two strikes against her.”

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Chipping beneath the patina of Trump’s court pick

Readers express their doubts about President Trump’s Supreme Court pick.

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Liberals need to do their part to make America great again

Trump voters “do not consider themselves racist, and they take umbrage at the characterization.”

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This isn’t NIMBYism — foes of Roslindale school site have genuine concerns

“Just drive by the location on Belgrade Avenue, and you will see that it is too small for a school of some 800 students.”

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The unfolding drama of children placed out of reach

The world watched, and celebrated, the rescue of Thai boys and their coach from a cave. But the fate of separated migrant children remains in doubt.

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Unnamed source for story steps forward to answer charity’s complaint

“Is Food for the Poor really helping the poor or themselves?”

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Bigotry may be in our DNA — just look at the Declaration of Independence

“When you realize that such language was condoned by our Founding Fathers, you can see why bigotry is so hard to expunge.”

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Burning question as summit approaches

One reader is curious about a possible development in the upcoming Trump-Putin meeting.

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Mass. lawmakers, governor must act quickly to address state’s pre-Roe laws

“Why take a chance, and why have these restrictions not been deleted in all these intervening years?”