Federal actions reflect limited role in quarantine

The US gov­ern­ment has lim­ited authority to quar­an­tine or over­ride a state’s deci­sion to impose one. While fed­eral offi­cials can iso­late people entering the country or trav­eling between states, few […]

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Who rules hip hop’s past?

Any debate about a canon is also a debate about who owns a cul­ture. Hip-​​​​hop, in a sense, belongs to the world now, but it arose as the organic expression […]

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Economists see labor shortage as workers retire

Rising poverty and income inequality pose major chal­lenges for Mass­a­chu­setts, according to the fore­cast. The state is home to a vibrant tech­nology sector, boasting the highest edu­ca­tional attain­ment levels in […]

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The week ahead: Theater, arts

FORECASTED: EIGHT ARTISTS EXPLORE THE NATURE OF CLIMATE CHANGE A for­mi­dable roster of artists con­tem­plates the future. On that list: painters Joe Ward­well, Cristi Rin­klin, and John Guthrie, and conceptual […]

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Seven things you should know about John LaBrie

John LaBrie, the dean of North­eastern University’s Col­lege of Pro­fes­sional Studies, sees more working adults returning to the class­room to gain new skills and build on old ones. Globe correspondent […]

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