Leon Neyfakh

Leon Neyfakh is the Globe’s Ideas reporter. He writes about new research and thought coming out of academia. He was previously a reporter at the New York Observer.

Latest stories

How New England could become Farmville again

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In a new vision for the region, climate change gives local agriculture a big boost.

How American voters fell out of love with their own parties

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Today we hate the other side more than we root for our own team. Why the end of rah-rah politics is bad for democracy.

Filmmaker focuses on Edward Snowden, his leaks

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Laura Poitras’s “Citizenfour” opens at the Kendall Square Cinema on Friday and is already generating Oscar buzz.

Who rules hip-hop’s past?

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Biggie or Kool Herc? As a cultural juggernaut hits middle age, two parallel visions emerge for what “classic” should mean.