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Michael A. Cohen

Michael A. Cohen is a regular contributor for The Boston Globe on national politics and foreign affairs. He is also the author of “American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division.” Michael has written for dozens of news outlets, including as a columnist for the Guardian and Foreign Policy and he is the US Political Correspondent for the London Observer. He previously worked as a speechwriter at the US State Department and has been a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

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Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

Warren offers America a sharp choice

By Michael A. Cohen,

If Warren or Sanders becomes the Democratic nominee, it would provide Americans with as clear a political choice as any we’ve seen in our lifetimes.

Michael A. Cohen

Time to discuss the issue that shall not be named: Joe Biden’s age

By Michael A. Cohen,

Political insiders talk about it incessantly in private. Now, they need to take the conversation public.

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

Sharpiegate isn’t just silly — it’s worrisome

By Michael A. Cohen,

The president’s unwillingness to admit that he was wrong about Hurricane Dorian points to a deep and dangerous flaw in his character.

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

What Trump did on your summer vacation

By Michael A. Cohen, Globe Columnist

President Trump this summer found new and creative ways to commit seemingly impeachable offenses.