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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A lady-centric political dictionary for men

By Joanna Weiss , Globe Columnist

Attention, men in politics! Please heed these definitions of words you might consider using.

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Jeanne Shaheen’s attack ad, deconstructed

By Joanna Weiss ,

US Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s latest ad against Scott Brown aims for humor, of the nonsubtle variety. — JOANNA WEISS

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Ray Rice and domestic violence: ‘No’ isn’t enough

By Joanna Weiss , Globe Columnist

The NFL has to change the way players think about partner violence.

What’s worse? Dilemmas for the general election

By Joanna Weiss , Globe columnist

Just days into the general election campaign, the game of “What’s worse?” has already begun.