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State’s criminal justice reform upholds principles of equality

The law addresses “the harassment and ostracism transgender people may face inside Massachusetts jails, houses of correction, and state prisons.”

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In choice of Boston schools leader, another case of white privilege holding sway

Perille “should state unequivocally that she will not apply for the permanent superintendent position.”

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It’s divide-and-conquer strategy that wins elections

“The election consultants have figured out that the party that can bring its base to the polls will be the winner.”

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Grateful to see DeLeo affirming fight for transgender rights

“As parents of a transgender son, we are deeply concerned that those rights and legal protections gained in 2016 could now be overturned.”

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Power prices — and long-term costs

An editorial look at the price of electricity in Massachusetts prompted debate over energy sources.

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Pay no attention to the man in front of the curtain

Criticism of Trump’s utterances distracts “us from attention to the real harm he is doing to our nation and its laws and institutions.”

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Legislature shrinks from standing up to racist immigration policy

“This is one of those times that you’re either part of the solution or part of the problem.”

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Why balk now at easing underserved patients’ access to dental care?

“Lawmakers are likely to close this session with the dental therapist bill buried in some legislative hole.”

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A great advance for St. Patrick’s parade, but another step forward is sought

“Those of us who have served and now count ourselves as proud members of Veterans for Peace continue to be excluded.”

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Political correctness taken to extreme in backlash against Johansson

“At least one person on the Globe Opinion staff still has the guts to speak out against the raging hysteria of the ‘gender identity’ movement.”

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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.