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Private schools part of city’s busing challenge

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

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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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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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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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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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Garland likely won’t indict Trump
Much has been made in the news headlines of polls that purport to show Trump’s fading popularity. They give the impression that Trump is a dead letter politically among Republicans. The blunt reality is far different.
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tWitch shattered the myth of Black suicides
In the wake of the suicide of Stephen Boss, popularly known as “tWitch,” we’ve heard a litany of reasons as to why Blacks kill themselves.
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Boston School Committee selection: It’s a stacked deck and the house always wins
I applied for the Boston School Committee four times. When I applied, I naively thought experience, credentials, community activism and willingness to be part of the solution would give me a decent shot.
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Elections are never over in Arizona
Weeks after this year’s midterm elections, controversies continue to buffet the political process in Arizona.
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Why mass shootings won’t get tough gun control
A clearly perturbed and perplexed President Biden demanded that Congress take action to toughen gun controls. Biden made the demand after yet another round of what has now become near ritual in America. That is mass shootings.
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Parallels in fascism in post-WW I Germany
Today, Americans find themselves at a similar crossroads. Grievance politics and economic instability have led to the scapegoating of immigrants and minorities by a segment of our society that sees fascism as the answer to its problems, even if it is not called by that name.
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A rise in Black homeowners
In a year fraught with financial challenges, going home for the holidays will have heightened significance this year for many Black and Latino families.
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Tweeting hate
Elon Musk has never been shy about speaking his mind on whatever issue he’s asked about. He’s especially eager and willing to accommodate a carefully selected interviewer who asks him about himself and his business interests and vision.
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