OpEd Columnist

Dante Ramos

Ramos is a columnist on the Op-Ed page. He previously served as deputy editorial page editor and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2014 for his editorials on how cultural restrictions limit Boston’s economic vitality. Before joining the Globe in 2006, he was a reporter, opinion writer, and editor at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

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DANTE RAMOS

Jeb Bush goes out on a limb for James K. Polk

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Bush named Polk as one of the presidents he admired most — and generated controversy for the 11th commander in chief.

DANTE RAMOS

Boston can get better mobility for less

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Here are some possibilities for low-cost ways to move people and goods more safely and efficiently.

DANTE RAMOS

Ted Cruz feud shows effects of Donald Trump’s rise

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The Texas Republican’s rash behavior could be a sign that Trump’s success so far is also stretching the fabric of the US Senate.

DANTE RAMOS

Time to move on from Boston’s fling with the Olympics

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Civic progress requires a willingness to entertain big ideas — but also knowing when things aren’t working out.