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Private schools part of city’s busing challenge

China and India, not just Mexico, feed US fentanyl addiction

In the news: Angela C. McConney

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Fighting redlining in cyberspace and the real world
As 2023 begins, a key anti-financial discrimination initiative is expanding million-dollar penalties and the kinds of businesses found to violate fair lending laws.
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Debt limit debate obscures conflict over American values
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Debt limit debate obscures conflict over American values
Announcements that Congress must raise the national debt limit create a queasy feeling for some people that the U.S. budget has been breached.
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China and India, not just Mexico, feed US fentanyl addiction
Drug trafficking from Mexico to the U.S. was a front-burner issue at the North American Leaders Summit on Jan. 10 when President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico City.
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Postponed pregnancies promote prosperity
There has been a sharp decline in the rate of child births to teenagers over the past 30 years. This has led to less child poverty and an increase in the opportunity for young girls to prepare for educational advancement rather than to spend their time on maternal duties.
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Black businesses survived COVID, they can weather a recession
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Black businesses survived COVID, they can weather a recession
Black business owners with small companies are surprisingly optimistic about 2023 although many economists predict monetary challenges.
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Dr. King’s quest for economic justice continues
On January 16, the nation will mark its 37th national holiday honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Across the country observances will chronicle how one man’s efforts pricked the moral conscience of the nation in a lifespan of only 39 years. 
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A Republican agenda that violates the peoples’ interests
With the election of Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House, the nation’s more unruly conservatives are now in charge of the congressional body that controls America’s budget.
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Remembering King’s Boston legacy
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Remembering King’s Boston legacy
Although he was a son of Georgia, Dr. King spent many of his adult years in Boston. It is appropriate to create a monument here in commemoration of King’s great sacrifice and benefaction for the attainment of human solidarity in the City on a Hill.
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International governance could prevent wars
While nations have established useful governance at the national level, the world lacks effective governance at the international level. As a result, when nations have an international conflict, they are tempted, in the absence of the force of law, to invoke the law of force.
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A failure to protect the people
It was always hard to see how working-class Americans could be fond of Donald Trump. He certainly had TV appeal, but his proposals provided few benefits for those with limited resources.
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Judicial appointments matter
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Judicial appointments matter
It is never too early to let party leaders know that voters are concerned about the nomination of judges as well as the appointment of government officials with authority. 
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What this season means and our call to welcome the stranger
Whether we observe Christmas as a religious holiday or not, we would do well to remember during this holiday season that the Christmas story is a tale of migration and compassion.
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