David S. Bernstein

David S. Bernstein, who spent the past 10 years at the Boston Phoenix, is widely regarded as one of the state’s foremost political writers. Over the course of his 23-year career, he has become a frequent analyst on local and national television and radio broadcasts, and has been named journalist of the year by the New England Press Association. Additionally, he has been cited for excellence in criminal justice reporting by John Jay College.

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Who’s the Most Progressive of Them All?

No matter who wins the battle between congressional candidates Mike Capuano and Ayanna Pressley, the outcome is more a reflection of us than them.


Maura Healey’s Trump Card

Is she playing for Massachusetts’ glory, or her own?


Walsh Wins!

Forget the election, Marty, we’re calling it for ya. Now here’s your blueprint for the next four years.


Clearing Out the House

A not-so-modest proposal for dismantling our 304-year-old House of Representatives.


Boston Is a Shooters’ Paradise

Most gunmen involved in non-fatal shootings are never arrested.


Who’s Afraid of Marty Walsh?

No one seems to have the guts to run against him.


Life of the Party

Faced with the likes of Trump and Schilling, can Charlie Baker save the MassGOP?


A Rumble in the Granite State

It’s the most-watched race of 2016 (well, with maybe one exception).

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David S. Bernstein Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

From Louis Brandeis to Lewis Hayden.


The 100 Best Bostonians of All Time

From John Adams to Ben Affleck.


Joe Kennedy III’s Best Bostonians of All Time

The congressman shares his favorite civil rights heroes.

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Joseph E. Aoun Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

The Northeastern University president weighs in.


¿Oíste? Cofounder: City Should Accept Syrian Refugees

’The Boston I know would welcome these people.’


Adam Gaffin Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

UHub weighs in.


The Best Bostonians of the 19th and 20th Centuries

According to the BPS Department of History and Social Studies.