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Even if the public won’t get to see his tax returns, today’s Supreme Court ruling makes clear that no man, no presi… https://t.co/efkAjjuClaAfter today’s Supreme Court ruling, @Harvard_Law’s @CassSunstein says Chief Justice John Roberts has earned a new n… https://t.co/SWGczlmGDP @BUMedicine's Katherine Gergen Barnett, MD, discusses the healing power of #storytelling and the growing need to se… https://t.co/488DLgukf0
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionTune into our latest Op-Talks Q&A conversation, "Why #climate policy can't wait," with @rooseveltinst director,… https://t.co/ufcYlCJumGOn President Trump's taxes, the Supreme Court delivered. @GlobeOpinion @BostonGlobe @neal_katyal https://t.co/35oDGLMq2q
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionDon’t worry, your kids will be safe from the #coronavirus when they head back to school, writes @GlobeScotLehigh. S… https://t.co/bHNSLnu40RLatest @GlobeOpinion editorial: New SCOTUS rulings will not make the president's tax returns public before the elec… https://t.co/wgK8GjhXsA
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionFrom cartoonist @AJB_Lane: Updated summer reading for 2020 https://t.co/e64dobFmGF https://t.co/N4A8mBHCNyVoters still perceive @JoeBiden’s main message to be “I am not Trump,” and they want more, writes @DianeHessan. https://t.co/2y6b39jbuKMy Newest Op-Ed: It’s not quite time for Democrats to party https://t.co/qxZ8dTp0OL via @BostonGlobe
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionTo fully heal from #COVID19, we must face and understand the trauma and physical, emotional, and economic devastati… https://t.co/IgcPyN7QUO$32 billion worth of New England property sits on land less than four feet above the current high tide line — value… https://t.co/mveu68UAPsCalls for a #WaterNewDeal overlook “an important aspect of the dirty-water problem that we can remediate in the Com… https://t.co/NX69rQHsgiForeigners are yet again being used as pawns by the Trump administration, this time to push universities to reopen… https://t.co/vjU7vj7n0iTo heal and rebuild from the #coronavirus pandemic, we must create safe spaces for those impacted by the virus to s… https://t.co/Wz9VwBzUmJ
7/9
2020
The warnings are clear: the region faces a crash in coastal property values and a devastating economic fallout, wri… https://t.co/GQB1fczDkp“Cocktails certainly can’t fix everything, but as our customers know, they’re a good start,” @craigieonmain chef/ow… https://t.co/JynGMxPqgzLove the letter here from @craigieonmain chef Tony Maws on why Beacon Hill #mapoli should move to give us cocktails… https://t.co/agYIaI058o
Retweeted by Boston Globe Opinion.@realDonaldTrump’s new policy, which forces some international college students to go home if they aren’t taking i… https://t.co/nOyOkkw5uDThe thinly veiled driver of the new Trump #ICE policy: to pressure universities to reopen for in-person classes, us… https://t.co/QSxBFWUwS7
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionAnd send your thoughts to @GlobeOpinion: letter@globe.com 3/3Then read @GlobeScotLehigh’s views on the #ElectoralCollege 2/3 https://t.co/B1VKKNZK8ZThe Electoral College forces candidates and parties to pay close attention to shifts in voter sentiment, writes… https://t.co/N1j1aa0pbBThree reforms to the way Massachusetts votes amid the #coronavirus pandemic will empower voters to choose the metho… https://t.co/PF1ccNJwz4Send your thoughts to @GlobeOpinion: letter@globe.com 3/3Then read @jeff_jacoby’s views on the #ElectoralCollege 2/3 https://t.co/rnAmkqTno3How do you get rid of the Electoral College without amending the Constitution? Read @GlobeScotLehigh. 1/3 https://t.co/B1VKKNZK8ZSend your thoughts to @GlobeOpinion: letter@globe.com 3/3And also read @wutrain’s op-ed on Mayor @marty_walsh’s Racial Equity Fund. #bospoli 2/3 https://t.co/eLWJl39x1u“What we’ve accomplished as a city is unprecedented.” Read Mayor @marty_walsh on how Boston has faced the… https://t.co/r8XTsv9aWCA court ruling that allows disgraced former House speaker Sal DiMasi to lobby on Beacon Hill narrows a law meant to… https://t.co/8Dni8hWvX5Send your thoughts to @GlobeOpinion letter@globe.com 3/3Then read @GlobeScotLehigh’s views on the #ElectoralCollege 2/3 https://t.co/B1VKKNZK8ZTwo centuries of history have confirmed the wisdom of the Constitution’s authors: the Electoral College is best sui… https://t.co/rHstsvYIIARacism was @realDonaldTrump’s political currency in 2016, and he’s trying to leverage it again in 2020, writes… https://t.co/WakL0hWQJvActivism is the rent I pay for living on this planet. Please read my Oped with @BostonGlobe Huge thanks to… https://t.co/8ypUZIYRLD
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionSend your thoughts to @GlobeOpinion: letter@globe.com 3/3Then read @jeff_jacoby’s views on the #ElectoralCollege 2/3 https://t.co/rnAmkqTno3It’s time to end the Electoral College and elect our presidents based on the national popular vote, writes… https://t.co/iSzGyiHJipFor the first time in the history of the Commonwealth, Massachusetts will allow early-voting in both the primary an… https://t.co/v8wsPZaQxqIt’s time for Legislators to take a second look at how to keep lobbying clean. https://t.co/o0gCxNkBFF
7/8
2020
Readers respond to @biancavtoness's June 29 story in @BostonGlobe, "For schools in Worcester, hard lessons." https://t.co/uwh6AlsPjO"Only a stable genius of a leader would devise a plan... suggesting that what the nation needs now more than anythi… https://t.co/ClZyeSXSwsDemocracy is not a distant illusion that is incompatible with Turkish culture, writes @EnesKanter. https://t.co/s3WUgKve8FSend your thoughts to @GlobeOpinion: letter@globe.com 3/3And also read @wutrain’s op-ed on Mayor @marty_walsh’s Racial Equity Fund 2/3 https://t.co/eLWJl39x1u“Our city’s ability to create community partnerships is a strength, not a weakness.” Read Mayor @marty_walsh’s op-e… https://t.co/0sZeRlGsTFIn calling #BlackLivesMatter “a symbol of hate” and seeding white grievances and fears, @realDonaldTrump is waging… https://t.co/kv61xmA8gz“Businesses and organizations need to understand that if we look around the table and all the voices are not includ… https://t.co/X5gmMM7bcn“My father is free. But my happiness is bitter without the freedom of others.” Read @EnesKanter on his continuing a… https://t.co/ntmNgbSeREReports that President Trump was informed in March 2019 that Russian agents were offering bounties on US service me… https://t.co/BtTTOvzK7oAmericans collecting unemployment aren’t lazy, they’re smart, write @MIT professor @DrAmyGlasmeier and graduate stu… https://t.co/32lWVhLBxK“The kind of careful work that we’re having to do with the police department is the same work that corporate entiti… https://t.co/NmcTzWrr5Y“Whatever comes next, the American people, and American service members and their families, deserve answers.” Proud… https://t.co/JDCYBtNNzv
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionMayor @marty_walsh’s newly announced Racial Equity Fund is not an urgent transformation, but a squandering of munic… https://t.co/mOkA4CjzAOThe Supreme Court’s Electoral College ruling ends the fiction that the institution has any deliberative function or… https://t.co/cf6OvKmFE4In a functional administration, reports of bounties paid by a nation-state to nongovernment militants to kill US se… https://t.co/KeHo9gedbj
7/7
2020
From cartoonist @WassermanToons: Trump gets stony reception https://t.co/pT6leU1dTwToday’s Supreme Court decision highlights the absurdity of the Electoral College and should be a step toward scrapp… https://t.co/Tgm7Karn03.@MIT professor @DrAmyGlasmeier and graduate student Zack Avre and Mass Economics’ Thomas Goff say Americans who de… https://t.co/m0ln3EKZdHThe unanimous #SupremeCourt ruling today, penned by Justice Kagan, didn't just ref #Hamilton. It signaled what's lo… https://t.co/DkST6vEfJU
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionIn a moment of historic activism, city government’s charge is not to defuse the pressure, but to channel it into s… https://t.co/FfB8Z08DUK
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionDo you have a better one? Share it and tag us. https://t.co/zfA11pCgFOThe very structures of Boston’s city government perpetuate racial and economic inequities, writes @wutrain. Anythin… https://t.co/NC8kQkMhuOOffering restaurants a trade — they get money to help survive the #coronavirus pandemic and, in exchange, forfeit t… https://t.co/HY7HbrDG5DThe @DalaiLama and @danlevitin share their wisdom: “Those who cause us the most difficulty can be our best teachers… https://t.co/wGYKr6jC2pWhich one do you aspire to be? https://t.co/KycgyQz87gAmerica hasn’t always been pro-immigration, but a recent positive shift in the public’s opinion shows the Founding… https://t.co/bb42FkXk3tFirst there was the #GreenNewDeal. Then the #BlueNewDeal. Now the #WaterNewDeal? https://t.co/Dy6QfWkteHThis brilliant climate policy thinker will join me for a @BostonGlobe Op-Talk on Wednesday at 12:30 ET. RSVP here t… https://t.co/JeK1VmPxOX
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionIt’s @DalaiLama’s 85th birthday; he wrote this on still being a perpetual student, with @danlevitin, for today’s… https://t.co/dNxnTR8JjQ
Retweeted by Boston Globe OpinionWhich one are you? https://t.co/FVLpsFuiJKIn these troubling times, The @DalaiLama and @danlevitin have some advice to ease suffering: Practice #gratitude. https://t.co/eqtSNyZxMhThe coronavirus pandemic may be the perfect time for Boston to establish a more equitable process for handing out l… https://t.co/wugXvvNBcH
7/6
2020
.@MassGovernor Charlie Baker likes to say “virus isn’t taking a vacation” this summer. Neither should his administr… https://t.co/EabLRAj4EqIn @GlobeIdeas: @BrianBergstein spoke with @UKAstrobiology’s Charles Cockell about how future Mars settlements can… https://t.co/ByFQvs5Hy1America needs a Water New Deal focusing on water sustainability, writes Jonathan Kaledin, former general counsel fo… https://t.co/aw5qzDQGIK“The quest to bring this distant world into focus, pursued over generations and on the frontiers of technological i… https://t.co/GfJB7bRjIGMassachusetts must learn from its mistakes and do more to protect the state's most vulnerable population in the eve… https://t.co/k85VbaSy34
7/5
2020
As we celebrate the Fourth of July, Michael A. Cohen (@speechboy71) reminds us that what we need this year is not b… https://t.co/C0W0L94zwMWhat would the Founding Fathers have thought about a new pro-immigration surge among the public at large?… https://t.co/bwKQsRYLHyOn July 4, 1776, Congress signed the Declaration of Independence. On this July 4, with the nation battling dual cri… https://t.co/6qg4OfMb7y#FlintMichigan is still broken. Read what Jonathan Kaledin has to say about the state of America’s water. https://t.co/mUg95F7vNPInstead of wrapping yourselves in the flag this July 4 weekend, @reneeygraham wants you to wrap a mask around your… https://t.co/FTSiBA6hoFThis Fourth of July, Michael A. Cohen (@speechboy71) is taking stock of America. And it doesn't look good. https://t.co/PoZlVop8hfIn 2020, with the nation convulsed by a pandemic and protests against police violence, what does the Declaration of… https://t.co/9qXJvrRa84
7/4
2020
“It is now time to acknowledge the full dimension of the stories embedded in each monument, what stories are left o… https://t.co/bCng2ISvDQ1988. Mike Dukakis. Presidential politics. A cautionary tale by @imalexbeamyrnot. #Election2020 https://t.co/IHIUXLgWeyWill the @MAGovernor administration plan for the future we want, rather than surrendering to the present we have? R… https://t.co/sGOv5jZgMp“The constancy of the research findings is both an embarrassment and a call for more stringent enforcement of our f… https://t.co/qOuE8oZ5jw.@BU_Tweets professor Andrew Bacevich fears the university may be losing its way following a decision to remove its… https://t.co/6shBvW91AvA bill that would allow bars and restaurants in Massachusetts to sell cocktails with takeout and delivery orders ha… https://t.co/noMkdW4XZ9Will the outcome of the 2020 election keep the Supreme Court balanced or move it right? Read @GlobeScotLehigh. https://t.co/b40m6xN6fCWearing a mask isn’t political, writes @reneeygraham. And for this nation’s survival, it’s the most heroic thing we… https://t.co/O8pk9vQbY8Heads up, @JoeBiden: In July 1988, a Newsweek/Gallup poll showed Mike Dukakis leading George H.W. Bush by a 55-38%… https://t.co/p20MiebOHVThe state has a chance for a legacy project for Mass Pike in Allston. Will it grab it? Read @ReneeLoth. #mapoli https://t.co/ziGxHjWzZyCocktails-to-go will bring a little buzz to a struggling industry that needs all the help it can get — Legislators… https://t.co/3dnKnNOi6J
7/3
2020
From cartoonist @ChristophWeyant: Off target https://t.co/tg0oioeAc8.@BostonGlobe reader Jim Stewart participated in a fair housing study when he lived in Allston 40 years ago. “Not o… https://t.co/1GJuwHxdF1It’s time to interrogate monuments and the images they portray, writes @FOPG’s @lizvizza. https://t.co/Ig2tLlgp7p
7/2
2020

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