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

OPINION

At Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, moral accountability lingers for Charlie Baker

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If full accountability for the dead veterans in the Holyoke Soldiers' Home matters — then it does matter who hired Bennett Walsh.

OPINION

Trump bets on law and disorder as a path to reelection

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It’s easy to see this as another cynical move, designed to provoke anger and unrest in urban America — and more fear in the rest of the country.

OPINION

No high-minded debate in Kennedy-Markey Senate race

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Instead of debating the serious issues facing the nation, they quibbled over votes and who spends more time in Massachusetts.

OPINION

Mayor Walsh, give Brenda Cassellius a chance to lead Boston Public Schools

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When she hired a year ago, Walsh praised her “deep experience improving educational outcomes” and called her “a proven leader.” If he still believes that, then he should let her lead.