Opinion | Aly Raisman

The role that adults can play in fighting the stigma of child sexual abuse

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman listens to testimony during a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on

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Child sexual abuse isn’t a kid problem, it’s an adult problem.


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New DNA evidence proves Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage. But it won’t be enough stop the sexist attacks from the GOP.

Opinion | Steven A. Tolman

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/06/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_07nationalgrid-5_business.jpg National Grid lockout puts profit first, workers and safety last

National Grid would rather break a union and make more money than ensure that Massachusetts can safely restore gas service.


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Voters must come to come to grips with the fact that the nation’s current governing party has stuck its head in the sand with regard to climate change.

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/12/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/AFP_19Y5X9.jpg Among so many killings of journalists, why does the fate of Jamal Khashoggi stand out?

Twenty-seven journalists have been murdered this year. Why is Jamal Khashoggi the only one making front-page news?

Opinion | Margery Eagan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/11/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/fd3bd5a68e744e5594c2b44d3c96bbea-2df4d2076323467383dad78500080a45-1.jpg The myth of ‘false accusations’ of sexual assault

Assertions about false accuastions of sexual assault are rarely true.

Alex Beam

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/12/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Alex%20beam%20artwork-5343.tif You don’t know Jake

There’s now a “Jacob glut.” But why?

Opinion | Ward Sutton

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Cartoonist Ward Sutton depicts mythical tales from American politics.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/11/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Joan_Wickersham-5343.jpg A second chance to say ‘thank you’

A chance encounter with the family pediatrician brings back a lifetime of memories.


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A ruling against Harvard would forever alter admissions, especially at elite colleges — for the worse.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/12/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/jacoby-1694.jpg After years of pressure to get political, Taylor Swift gets in line

America’s public discourse is stiflingly thick with acrid political fumes; the last thing we need is even more of the stuff.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

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This year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to two little-known humanitarians. Passionate activists need the attention.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/12/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/15roxburypot201a.jpg Going slow on cannabis cafes can’t be a good thing

Social consumption of marijuana may be years away. The problem is that endless delay is more likely than not to foster any number of end-runs around official policy. That can’t be a good thing.

Opinion | Carlos Aramayo

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/12/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cdb3dc49beb645848863837ed1861906-cdb3dc49beb645848863837ed1861906-0.jpg Here’s why Marriott’s workers are on strike

Business in Boston is booming, but hotel workers are among those whom it has not benefited.

Dan Wasserman

Donald Trump’s turn for a DNA test

In the latest cartoon by Dan Wasserman, Trump follows Elizabeth Warren’s lead and takes a DNA test of his own.

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Outcry over bid to restrict protests in D.C.

The Trump administration is considering restrictions on protests in public spaces in Washington.


In reform of Supreme Court, raise the bar for Senate confirmation

“The need for a supermajority vote might well induce future presidents to tack to the center rather than to the extremes.”


Hotel’s neighbors weary of din of hotel picket line

“As a resident of the building across the street [from the Westin], our lives have been upended by the noise.”

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

The racist tropes of Republicans

Racist remarks have become the soundtrack of our current political moment, uttered with little fear of serious political consequences.

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Ideas | Tyler Wray

Scientists have a new weapon against HIV: your phone

Recent medical advances are revolutionizing HIV treatment. To make the most of them, researchers have an unexpected ally.

Ideas | Kelly Kasulis

CEO hubris costs millions

Overconfidence among America’s business leaders is a growing problem, according to a recent study.

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