The Suffolk Journal

Trump removes coverage of birth control under ACA

Juliana Tuozzola

October 18, 2017

Through history, women have had to fight for their rights. More often than not, they have had to challenge men who do not see them as equals. On Friday, Oct. 6 President Donald Trump’s cabinet repealed an Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandate that had required employer’s insurance plans to provide birt...

Rebuilding our Military with Trump

Donald Moskowitz

April 12, 2017

As a Navy veteran and a strong supporter of our military, I commend President Trump for initiating a program to rebuild our military with a defense budget increase of $54 billion. However, it should be decreased by $1.3 billion and that amount added to the Coast Guard budget within the Department of...

The Trump-Putin connection: Collusion is not the core of the problem

Chaim Wigder

April 5, 2017

The Trump administration hasn’t been able to escape from the controversy surrounding Russia’s alleged involvement in the 2016 presidential election. The House and Senate intelligence committees, as well as the FBI, are investigating Russian attempts to influence the election and its possible ties...

Pope Francis elicits praise, criticism for Trump comments

Nick Viveiros

March 6, 2017

His Holiness Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, has received increased media attention in recent months and the reason has nothing to do with the institution he is charged with leading. It’s because of President Donald J. Trump. The Pope’s involvement in the 2016 presidential electi...

Walsh stands with sanctuary city

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Elvira Mora

March 6, 2017

More than 300 people gathered at Boston’s largest mosque on Friday to hear Mayor Martin J. Walsh speak about protecting religious diversity and immigration. Boston’s Mayor said that he called the press conference because he was “disturbed and angered” by the news coming out of Washington D.C. ...

Trump is stronger than the leaks

Patrick George

March 1, 2017

President Donald Trump’s claim to fame may be his ability to create an extraordinary amount of jobs, in the political comedy and punditry industry.  For the last two years, Trump has enraged the general public for both his comments— preference for heroes who aren’t prisoners of war, lewd comments ...

War on drugs: a failing battle against suffering

War on drugs: a failing battle against suffering

Chaim Wigder

February 22, 2017

For those of us seriously concerned with the ever-failing war on drugs, Donald’s Trump’s presidency is proving to be as regressive on social and public health reforms as anyone thought, having taken the wrong step on yet another key issue. Earlier this month, Trump passed three executive orders r...

Trump continues policy backpedal

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Jacob Geanous

February 15, 2017

Over the past week, President Donald Trump has begun his involvement in the Asia Pacific political theater, which included reneging on some of his strongest campaign rhetoric. During the busy week, Trump and his constituents have been diplomatically involved with China, Japan, and to some extent, Nort...

Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

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Nick Viveiros

February 15, 2017

Hundreds of Americans in cities across the country braved the weather on Sunday to take a stand for refugees in light of President Donald Trump’s actions centering around immigration. A Boston rally was held at the base of the New England Holocaust Memorial near Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The r...

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