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: 24,970

By , Globe Staff

Finding a way to predict heart attacks.


Ethical dilemma: Facebook Live

By , Globe Staff

Two perspectives on the ethics of Facebook Live.

Ideas | Tim Snyder

One Charlestown and the future of public housing

By Tim Snyder ,

Government housing in the United States never really worked as intended, a promising idea poorly maintained.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

In the twilight of the Castros

By Stephen Kinzer ,

This is today’s Cuba: remarkable cultural opening, growing economic opening, no political opening.