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Mass. Parole Board blocks the way to justice

Yvonne Abraham’s column on the state parole board stirred readers to write.

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Forget ‘progressive’ — Mayor Walsh is focusing on making progress

“We see Marty Walsh as a progressive leader, one who wants to make things better and increase opportunities.”

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Municipalities need to lay groundwork now to be ready for 5G networks

“Upgrading our wireless infrastructure in preparation for what’s next is a critical.”

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Overrun with scooters and bikes? Then pave the way for more

“Let’s reduce the number of free public parking spaces for 4,000-pound, CO2-spewing congestion machines (a.k.a. cars).”

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Navigating a new landscape in labor law

Stakeholders weigh in on Beacon Hill’s attempt to grapple with a Supreme Court ruling on union activity.

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Watching Hong Kong’s example, Taiwan poised to stand up to China

“Taiwan joins our friends in Hong Kong, the United States, and from around the world to stand up as one to resist China’s attempts to undermine our shared values of freedom.”

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Vaccine foes usher the door open to deadly diseases

Readers approve of an editorial supporting a bill in the Legislature to abolish the religious exemption to vaccination.

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Head of MIAA mounts an offensive defense of his high pay

“What an atrocious statement to defend his excessive salary by lumping it with the pay of police and firefighters.”

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Yet another scheme cooked up to grow our nest eggs

An op-ed detailing steps to take toward boosting retirement savings generated skeptical reaction from readers.

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Mass. should move fast to protect pupils from lunch shaming

“Congress often moves slowly, and children and families in Massachusetts cannot afford to wait.”

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There’s abortion law, and then there are real-world cases

Two readers make forceful points as Mass. lawmakers weigh legislation expanding abortion access.

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Funding debate is key to the promise of education in Mass.

“The state education funding formula, set decades ago, has not kept up with inflation, and poor districts suffer disproportionately.”

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The promise of Juneteenth: Let’s face our history so that we can repair it

“In addition to commemorating Juneteenth, we white Americans need to go back to history class.”

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At Brigham and Women’s, hall is not so hallowed anymore

Readers shared former Harvard Medical School dean Jeffrey Flier’s view that the hospital should not have removed portraits from its amphitheater.

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A key player behind the scenes of a turning point for East Boston

“Jim King lit a candle of hope for this one beleaguered community. That candle kindled a fire of passion for what today is called environmental justice.”

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C’mon, governor — take that T ride already

“I don’t think anyone is suggesting he use the T for a whole day, like an ordinary commuter.”

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A congestion solution: Let harried commuters off the hook when they’re late

“The stress caused by long commutes and frequent delays is borne by the workers of the state.”

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Despite calls for her firing, Conway still standing — and talking — at White House

“Instead of firing Conway, , as [agency head Henry] Kerner had recommended, Trump patted her on the back.”

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Plymouth DA’s push to retry freed man amounts to one more injustice

“The Plymouth district attorney’s office chose to retry a case that never should have gone to trial at all.”

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Kick at US women’s soccer team goes wide

Readers had a thing or two to say after Dan Shaughnessy criticized the American team’s 13-0 win against Thailand in the Women’s World Cup.

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Mass. committed to holding a hard line on drug costs

“MassHealth should be able to set fair rates for drugs on behalf of the taxpayers of the Commonwealth.”

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A movement grows to change the Mass. state flag

Two letters to the editor offer a point and counterpoint in the debate.

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Trump’s backers say he makes good on his promises — and that’s bad

“By making his ‘integrity’ a litmus test of their support, these individuals need to realize” what they are complicit in.

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Democratic hopefuls will need to meet one measure: relief from Trump

“Joe Biden comes across as a normal person, and normal people can listen to him without gritting their teeth.”

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An answer to bishops’ idea for abuse hot line

A reader has a simple alternative to Catholic bishops’ proposed abuse hot line.