Columnist

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. In 2003, he won the Pulitzer Prize for team coverage of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He has received several other awards, including the 2004 American Society of Newspaper Editors top award for deadline news reporting. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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With speech Thursday, it’s time for Hillary Clinton to get real

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Americans want someone who is genuine, and that’s the woman who needs to speak Thursday.

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How water works as a great equalizer

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The Charles River is home to the largest non-profit rowing organizations in the country.

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Hard to imagine, but feasible: President Trump

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The American political system is so broken that many voters are willing to roll the dice instead of supporting a conventional candidate.

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Sydney Schanberg never forgot his roots in Clinton, Mass.

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Schanberg was a journalism giant. He was a man of accomplishment, who touched many lives. Just like his father, Louis.