Neil Swidey

Swidey is a Globe Magazine staff writer who writes in-depth stories on a variety of subjects. His work has been featured in “The Best American Science Writing,” “The Best American Crime Writing,” and “The Best American Political Writing.” He is author of “Trapped Under the Sea” and “The Assist,” and a coauthor of “Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.”

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Globe Magazine

We know this sounds crazy, but GE could help fix our unfair tax code

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Bernie Sanders and others have scolded the company for (legally) paying no taxes. Here’s how the Boston newcomer could emerge a hero.

Perspective | Magazine

Trump’s travel ban wouldn’t work anyway. But this would.

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If the president truly wants to make America safer, he should target actual dangerous criminals.

Spring Travel | Magazine

Why Portugal is this year’s hottest destination

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Relatively affordable with fascinating history and even a little Harry Potter mystique, this tiny country is suddenly on everyone’s must-visit list.