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PGA Tour, LIV Golf fight for diverse, millennial fans and the future of golf
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PGA Tour, LIV Golf fight for diverse, millennial fans and the future of golf
The city of Boston finds itself at a unique crossroads for professional golf this summer. In June, the Hub played host to the U.S. Open, America’s oldest championship, at The Country Club, a founding member of the United States Golf Association in 1894 and home to Francis Ouimet’s seminal national championship victory in 1913. This Labor Day, the upstart LIV Golf series comes to Boston for just its fourth ever event, offering a glimpse at what the future of the game may look like.  
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Commercializing COVID response a bad idea
Recent comments by White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha point to a major shift in the administration’s approach to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Described by Jha as “commercialization,” the shift in strategy portends serious consequences when it comes to equitable health access for the nation’s most vulnerable.
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Out with the BPDA
If memory serves me correctly, it was John F. Collins in the late ’50s, who brought Edward Logue here to Boston to start up the Boston Redevelopment Authority. He arrived in Boston shortly after doing his “urban renewal” vision nearby in New Haven. Tearing down the old because it was old and building what was called here “the New Boston.”
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The GOP is still very much Trump’s party
Many people are still mystified about one of the greatest ironies of American politics. That is, how Trump, a guy that almost no one in the GOP political establishment liked in the beginning, and despite everything dirty about him still owns and runs that establishment lock, stock and barrel.
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If not Joe, then who?
In 2020, Biden was the only Democrat who had any realistic chance against Trump. Four years later, little has changed.
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Everyday ageism affects health of older adults
Ageism can have profound impacts on an older adult’s physical and mental well-being. Over 82% of adults over the age of 50 say they regularly experience one or more form of everyday ageism on a regular basis, reported the University of Michigan, which surveyed 2,048 adults in a 2019 poll.
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Griner case is about far more than drugs
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It’s time to focus on winning with Biden
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Editorial
It’s time to focus on winning with Biden
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American justice gone awry
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Editorial
American justice gone awry
The Fourth of July is a good time for American citizens to reconsider the proposed liberties of the United States of America. Today the country must cope with controversies as compelling as issues that ignited the Civil War. However, social developments since the 1860s have created new issues.
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Opinion
Turning America into a gunfight at the OK Corral
The NRA’s money and influence and the saber-rattling of gun control opponents are only part of the reason that tougher gun control laws, no matter how many heartbreaking massacres occur, always face a tough fight. Gun ownership is a fact of American life and a rigidly protected constitutional right.
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Are American classrooms producing mass shooters?
Let’s face it. With all the mass shootings in America today, it is difficult to tease out the various motivations that prompt murderers to unleash their automatic weapons on unsuspecting and innocent individuals they do not even know.
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Opinion
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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