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DCF Inadequately Preparing Child Welfare Workers Policy

DCF Inadequately Preparing Child Welfare Workers

By Emily M. Douglas

DCF is under fire following the deaths of multiple children. Emily M. Douglas says the system is not adequately preparing its employees, and without proper training, more kids will meet the same fate.

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Breaking Down ‘Boko Haram’ Policy

Breaking Down ‘Boko Haram’

By William F.S. Miles

Understanding the name of the terrorist group responsible for kidnapping hundreds of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria offers clues about what needs to be done.

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Public Naming Rights — And Wrongs MBTA

Public Naming Rights — And Wrongs

By Ed Fouhy

Next stop, SpaghettiO’s station? The cash-strapped MBTA is considering selling naming rights for 11 stations. Not so fast, says Ed Fouhy.

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SCOTUS Was Right On Citizens United Law

SCOTUS Was Right On Citizens United

By Wendy Kaminer

Of course corporations aren’t people. But Wendy Kaminer says like the individuals engaged in them, businesses require constitutional protection against abuses of government power.

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The Real Cost Of Drugs Law

The Real Cost Of Drugs

By Kerry Healey

Kerry Healey says it’s time for Americans to realize what our appetite for illegal drugs does to the individuals who are compelled — economically or at gun point — to produce, process and transport the illegal drugs we use.

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