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

What Taylor Swift says — and what she doesn’t

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Swift knows how to capture fans, but she misses an opportunity.

JOANNA WEISS

Can MTV fix race relations?

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If millennials are open to an earnest, surface-scratching effort to have a real discussion about race, that’s a good start.

JOANNA WEISS

What beach volleyball in Quincy says about Olympics planning process

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It comes down to trusting Boston 2024 — on this, and on everything else.

JOANNA WEISS

Pluto deserves planetary love

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This Pluto matter is a question not of fact but of classification — and classifications can be fluid.