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In Boston's neighborhoods an uneven response to the coronavirus epidemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic proves the 2020 Census is more important than ever
A complete count in the 2020 Census is more important than ever to make our communities more resilient in face of challenges. In this public health emergency, Census data helps first responders and disaster recovery personnel identify where and how much help is needed.
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Editorial
Social distancing is best prevention for coronavirus
The stay home order is disruptive and inconvenient, but short of a new vaccine, social distancing is the only method now available to stop the spread of the pandemic contagion.
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Don’t leave African Americans out in COVID testing
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Don’t leave African Americans out in COVID testing
The instant the COVID-19 crisis hit, the great fear was that African Americans would be last in line, if at all, to get tested. The fear wasn’t unfounded, for very good reasons. Countless studies have shown the gaping racial disparities in availability and affordability of medical testing and screening.
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Government relief comes to American workers
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Government relief comes to American workers
Rather than focusing on corporate losses, the proposal provides funds to people. Those earning less than $75,000 per year will get $1,200 and $500 for every dependent child. Married couples earning $150,000 will get $2,400.
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For-profit college borrowers eligible for loan forgiveness
While much of the nation grapples with multiple adjustments attributed to the coronavirus pandemic, a rare bipartisan effort in recent days united lawmakers to reject an ill-advised Department of Education push against financial fairness for student borrowers. The lawmakers’ efforts were to allow a 2016 rule to stand unchanged.
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No DESE intervention without parent input
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No DESE intervention without parent input
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A legacy of economic oppression
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A legacy of economic oppression
There can be little progress for Democrats to close the wealth disparity of blacks without a dynamic plan to stimulate black entrepreneurship.
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Will Bernie help re-elect Trump?
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Will Bernie help re-elect Trump?
The great horror among a big segment of Democratic voters and officials is a rerun of Hillary versus Bernie in 2016.
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A Democratic resurgence
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A Democratic resurgence
For most blacks the primary objective has been to replace Trump with a president who is willing to comply with the Constitution and maintain the power of all three branches of government: the executive, the legislative and the judiciary.
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Bernie breaks socialism stigma
Bernie may or may not beat Trump, but he sure did something a decade or so ago few would have dreamed possible: He made talk of socialism respectable.
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Why Bernie fears the superdelegates will do him in — again
Bernie Sanders railed loud and long in 2016 that the Democratic Party’s system of superdelegates and the superdelegates themselves were stacked against him. He was right.
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It’s time for black voters to be strategic
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It’s time for black voters to be strategic
The ultimate objective for Democrats is to replace Trump with a qualified occupant of the White House. Democratic candidates for president must earn the support of voters by the quality of their proposals, rather than by relying on hostile criticism of their Democratic opponents.
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