Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

The real enemy at the rally? Boston’s racist image

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The institutional racism and economic inequality baked into this town can’t be ignored.

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Protesters face a tricky balance on free speech

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Call them Nazis, white supremacists or “free speech” advocates — whatever label you prefer, they were the hunted and harassed Saturday on Boston Common.

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Steve Bannon is gone, but his ideas endure

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There’s one less scorpion in the West Wing bottle. But Bannon’s still poisonous.

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If you work for Donald Trump, what’s your red line?

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No one in the president’s inner circle has abandoned ship yet.