Associate Editor

Joan Vennochi

Vennochi is a columnist for the Op-Ed page. She previously wrote a business column, and has covered national and Massachusetts politics for the Globe. She shared in a Pulitzer Prize for special local reporting that was awarded to the Spotlight Team.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

The sacrifice of Officer Tarentino

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By all accounts, Tarentino did his job exactly as it should be done, with honor and integrity. He paid for it with his life.

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Brissette arrest puts mayor in the spotlight

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Federal indictments chip away at morale. They drain political capital. Playing offense is hard when a mayor is always playing defense.

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Stop playing politics, and fix the Boston schools

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh needs to back his vision with facts and figures that make his case.

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Don’t look to Sanders to calm the revolution

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Bernie Sanders doesn’t give a hoot about the Democratic Party, only about the one he’s creating around his revolution.