Deputy Ideas Editor

Alex Kingsbury

Alex Kingsbury is deputy editor of the Ideas section. Before joining the Globe, Kingsbury worked as a senior producer at WBUR for the programs Radio Boston and On Point. He also worked for US News & World Report on a variety of beats, including higher education, the Iraq War, and the intelligence community.

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Big Data: Sleeping jellyfish edition

By , Globe Staff

The dozing Cassiopea raises lots of new avenues for future study.


Big Data: 728 earthquakes

By , Globe Staff

Most have been small shakes. But there have been whoppers, too.


Fear on both sides makes answers hard to find in gun debate

By , Globe Staff

It is fear that dominates both sides of the American debate about the millions of semi-automatic weapons in the hands of our neighbors.

Ideas | James Piltch

Why Boston once required civics classes

By James Piltch ,

No one is born knowing how to be a good citizen.