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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An address with a perfectly Trumpian tone

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It was a speech that couldn’t have broken more sharply with the past administration both in style and substance.

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2016 Words of the Year: Snake oil

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It is a term forever tarnished by its association with con men, grifters, and politicians.

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2016 Words of the Year: Burkini

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French designer Louis Réard named his 1946 swimsuit the bikini after the Pacific atoll where atomic bombs were then being tested.

The issue of crime

Kidnapped on old Cape Cod

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It started with nine wine corks and 28 matches on a Tuesday afternoon in May.