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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Could group care be the new model for pregnancy?

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When it comes to having babies, there’s untold value in sharing the experience.


Get ready for Olympic-sized protests

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Some anti-Olympic activists aim to convince the IOC that Boston isn’t for the 2024 Games.


Can the tide turn against standardized testing?

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Massachusetts, once a leader in setting educational standards, could help set new standards for a testing strategy that’s reasonable.

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Could Charlie Baker be a moderate role model?

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If he can make good with gentle bipartisan rhetoric and the policies to match, maybe other Republican leaders will take heed.