Columnist

Joanna Weiss

Weiss writes an Op-Ed column about culture, politics, and society that appears in the Globe on Tuesdays and Sundays. She previously covered politics and TV for the Globe. She is author of the novel “Milkshake,” about the politics of breastfeeding.

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JOANNA WEISS

Bruce Jenner’s best next step is reality TV

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The genre, maligned as it is, might be the best possible vehicle for opening minds.

JOANNA WEISS

The good and bad of all that testing

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If the opt-out movement helps impose some sanity here, it might save education officials from themselves.

JOANNA WEISS

A path to the middle class, via hotel work

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A new training program, if it works, could start a new pipeline to jobs.

JOANNA WEISS

On the Greenway, public art that feels alive

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The sculpture at the Armenian Heritage Park is an example of public art that is both permanent and alive.