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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on New Marlborough Meeting House—”preserving history, celebrating cultural creativity”

Almost two hundred years later, the Meeting House is still celebrated as a sacred space vibrant with programming to serve the local and surrounding communities.

Alan Chartock: Liar in chief

Is there really anyone out there who would put it past Trump to try to save himself with a coup of one kind or another?

Alan Chartock: Swimming upstream

It’s pretty plain to me that Cuomo can be taken at his word that he is not interested in the presidency this time around. But Andrew Cuomo isn’t governor because he has no ambition.

CAPITAL IDEAS: Hong Kong Phooey

Stop. Stop it. For the love of all that is holy, stop saying that there will be a V-shaped recovery coming out of this recession.

Alan Chartock: The doctor and the governor

The future of this country may now be in Cuomo's hands depending on how things break. I can respect him and still disagree with some of what he does.

CAPITAL IDEAS: Fewer hedges, more health care

The coronavirus aside, the stock market typically does its best when the economy is moving from “very bad” to “less bad.”

Alan Chartock: The doctor is in

Just because you’d like it doesn’t mean it will happen. It will not. If it did, you would have to figure out how to placate those little states that make out like bandits because of the Electoral College and the undue influence that it gives to them.

Alan Chartock: The presidential noncandidate

I can’t tell you how much mail I am getting telling me that people “love” Andrew and want him to run for president.

Alan Chartock: Democracy in decline

I have no doubt that some judges will do just about anything to please Trump.

Warren is most capable presidential candidate

In a letter to the editor, Michael Wise writes: "Warren will not only unify the Democrats, but she will also appeal to independents and good-government traditional Republicans."

Voters should focus on more than just electability

In a letter to the editor, Sharon Coleman writes, "In choosing our next president, let’s stand up firmly for strength of character and democratic values."

Choosing the next president: Local pediatrician prefers Mayor Pete

“I feel as if I’ve done a Ph.D. in Pete Buttigieg in the past year.” -- Dr. Claudia Gold of Egremont, Mass.

LEONARD QUART: A few takes on the state of America and New York City

I know it’s self-evident, but what strikes me is how differently we treat idols of the popular culture, and famous writers who die.

CAPITAL IDEAS: 99 Luftballons

The market has been prodded higher by monetary stimulus, and the strong suggestion by the Fed to keep rates lower for longer has given the U.S. economy the potential to stave off a recession for all of 2020.

CAPITAL IDEAS: Just give me a reason

The vibe, after a decade of stock market gains, feels less like technical confirmation of fundamental research and more like that melt-up I’ve been talking about.

LEONARD QUART: On politics and films

I’m struck by how different the very personal and deeply felt Akerman film is from the Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated “Joker.”

Alan Chartock: The Democrats’ conundrum

I like a lot of politicians, but the truth is that I love Deval Patrick.

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