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.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

If Walsh has his way, ‘interim’ just an illusion for new superintendent

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The mayor won’t say it publicly, but Laura Perille is his choice for the permanent job.

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With Kennedy gone, Supreme Court will be even friendlier to Trump

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The travel ban ruling shows how a conservative court will empower a president undeterred by the usual constitutional constraints.

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Migrant children must pledge allegiance to a country that doesn’t want them

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Asking children who have been separated from their parents to pledge allegiance to a country torn over Trump and his policies is shameful.

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What I learned at the shooting range

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I started off believing there’s no reason for a nonmilitary person to own a semiautomatic rifle.