Renée Graham

A picky eater’s holiday lament

FILE- This Oct. 8, 2012, file photo shows a Thanksgiving dinner plate of cider brined turkey with sage gravy, peach cranberry sauce, sour cream and chive mashed potatoes, sausage pecan stuffing, arugula pear salad with pomegranate vinaigrette and goat cheese and herb crusted sweet potatoes in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File)

AP Photo/Matthew Mead

For years I’ve felt pressure, even shame, about my food anxieties. I’m done with that.

Michael A. Cohen

// Twin GOP tax plans will erode domestic spending

The worst part of the bill is something few are focused on.


// In Billerica, a cell block for young men holds promise

Early next year, the Middlesex Jail and House of Correction will become one of the first in the nation to create a dedicated, service-rich cell block for young men.

OPINION | Audrey Jiajia Li

// Trump intervened with Xi on UCLA players. But what about human rights activists?

President Trump’s claim that he saved three UCLA players from years in prison seems bizarrely funny to the Chinese.


// How the Mayflower compact sowed the seeds of American democracy

More than 180 years later, future president John Quincy Adams regarded what the Pilgrims had done with awe.

Renée Graham

// Trump has so much to be thankful for

Despite allegations from 16 women detailing a variety of sexual improprieties, President Trump remains unscathed.


// Rehabilitation and sexual harassers

When it comes to sexual harassers, the list grows like Pinocchio’s nose.

Opinion | Daniel Terris

// The groundbreaking work leading to the Ratko Mladić verdict

Prior to 1993, there was no global mechanism to bring those who committed massive crimes to justice.

Opinion | Beth I.Z. Boland

// How corporate boards can curtail sexual harassment

Many tactics for fostering inclusion are known, tested, and can be implemented immediately .

Opinion | Alice Walker

// Flawed, even broken families can restore us to ourselves

Family is like any other living organism that will forever seek missing parts of itself.


// Imperfect choices for voters

Voters usually support the person whose political views most closely reflect their own. They leave complicating moral judgments to God and history.

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

// Financial red lights are flashing again

The next financial crisis will not be like the last one. But there will be a next one.

Dan Wasserman

Dog training for bosses

It’s canine etiquette for the corporate set.

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Opinion | John U. Bacon

The forgotten disaster that inspired Nova Scotia’s yearly Christmas gift to Boston

After Boston’s leaders received a brief telegram about the tragedy, it was hard to predict how they would respond.

Opinion | Robert L. Reynolds

Start retirement savings at birth

Grant all American newborns a “birthright” retirement account of $1,000 — and forbid them from drawing on it until they reach age 70.


Pilgrims have been miscast as villains in Thanksgiving story

“It is a great injustice that [the Pilgrims] are conflated . . . with the dour, heretic-and-witch-hanging Puritan zealots.”


Focus on defining our needs before cutting our taxes

“If the world’s wealthiest nation cannot afford to see to its own future and that of its people, then it has its priorities in all the wrong places.”

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Ideas | Christopher Klein

After the first Thanksgiving, things went downhill

The people who arrived in 1630 in huge numbers were much more opinionated and less open-minded than the Pilgrims.


Born in Boston, buried in a ‘foreign devil’ graveyard in China

When New England was America’s gateway to China, Massachusetts left its mark on distant shores.

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