Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

Why the political flap? The American flag belongs to everyone

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The flag has become a flashpoint and symbol of division, just as it was during the anti-Vietnam War protest era.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Why is Biden urging Romney to run for the Senate?

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If the theory is that he will be a voice of courage in the Senate, there’s little to back it up.

JOAN VENNOCHI

It’s about Megyn Kelly, not just Alex Jones

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The families of the Newtown victims have a right to be outraged. But some of the uproar is about Kelly.

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Trumpian ‘Julius Caesar’ incites thought, not violence

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The play is speech, pure and simple, and should be protected.