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Student loans shouldn’t deprive borrowers of the right to work
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Griner case is about far more than drugs
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The Supreme Court’s Roe decision: an exercise in raw power
The Supreme Court ruling was an exercise in raw power — not one reflective of the will of the people but hidden behind a false narrative of original intent.
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Record inflation shrinks housing affordability, worsens racial wealth gaps
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the nation’s consumer price index  (CPI) at the end of May was the largest since December 1981, more than 40 years ago.
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Help Boston’s working families struggling with debt
In Suffolk County, 22% of folks have a debt in collection — and that number rises to 31% in communities of color. The high cost of living in Eastern Massachusetts compounds the economic pressures around housing costs and inflation that working people face.
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The colossal stakes in the SCOTUS scrap of Roe
Ever since the almost certainly deliberate leak of the memo laying out the SCOTUS conservative majority’s reasoning for scrapping Roe v. Wade, there has been nonstop speculation about just what that means for women, politics and the country.
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Haitians deserve a chance to determine their future
Every year during the month of May, we honor Haitian Heritage Month and recognize the vast contributions of the Haitian diaspora across the Commonwealth and our nation. The Massachusetts 7th Congressional District is home to one of the largest Haitian diaspora communities across the country, and the impact made by our Haitian neighbors is undeniable.
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Statements from local leaders on the Robb Elementary School shooting
“Staying silent is not an option. Growing numb to the violence is not an option.” Merrie Najimy
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Massachusetts needs free college for all
The most important event in the modern history of higher education was largely ignored last week when the state of New Mexico passed a law making college free for all of its residents.  With support from Republicans and Democrats, this state of about 2 million residents became the first in America to extend the promise of public education beyond K-12.
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MBTA riders need a low-income fare, not a new fee
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MBTA riders need a low-income fare, not a new fee
We need a low-income transit fare in Boston. However, new proposed changes to fare collection would lead us in the opposite direction — away from greater equity and towards a less accessible transportation system, harming the very riders that need it most.
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Legislature must act on the crushing burden of student debt
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Legislature must act on the crushing burden of student debt
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Why the GOP beats Democrats
The GOP beat the pants off the Democrats in Virginia. It does that in far too many off-year elections. These wins are no aberration. The GOP has a focused, disciplined game plan that has never changed and won’t change for 2022.
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