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‘Go slow’ approach has never worked for us
As schoolchildren, we were taught that in the Battle of San Juan Hill, the courageous Teddy Roosevelt led his valiant Rough Riders to victory against a larger enemy force during the Spanish-American War. But that narrative is far from the truth.
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Financial fairness at risk with TD Bank merger
Consumer advocates currently are urging bank regulators to thoroughly examine a proposed TD Bank merger, particularly in light of the lender’s record with home loans and overdraft fees.
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The future of Boston’s Trinidad-style Carnival
Boston’s Trinidad-style Carnival could return to a place where its growth potential will increase. This means larger bands, more colorful sections and no delays or large breaks in the parade. This will also encourage more visitors to Boston, additional revenue to businesses in the community and an increase in hotel stays.
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Biden’s debt plan is a good start
President Joe Biden’s recent student debt cancellation announcement elicited a diverse range of reactions — some congratulatory, others critical, and still others that seem unsure what to make of the unprecedented multi-billion-dollar effort. 
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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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