Category: Editorials

Get the Vaccine

For the vast majority of people, getting a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible is a no-brainer. COVID-19 not only has a high death rate for older persons and those with underlying health conditions, but it also has…

Guest Op-Ed: Easter Message

By Cardinal Sean O’Malley Easter is the center and core of Christian faith. Christian faith is Resurrection faith; the Risen Christ, having conquered sin and death, remains with us across the ages. When we celebrate “the Triduum” — the great…

Letters to the Editor

MAPC Applauds Gov. Baker for Signing Landmark Climate Bill To the Editor, The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston released the following statement thanking Gov. Baker for signing the new climate bill into law last week: We at MAPC…

The Filibuster Must End

The pros and cons of maintaining the filibuster in the U.S. Senate have reached the forefront of political discussion as never before — and with good reason. Whether one believes that the filibuster protects the minority from the so-called tyranny…