Columnist

Farah Stockman

Stockman is a writer for the Globe’s editorial board and writes a weekly bylined column. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and lived in Kenya and Tanzania, writing as a freelancer for the New York Times, National Public Radio and the Christian Science Monitor. She served as the Globe’s chief foreign policy reporter in Washington, D.C., for seven years. Stockman has won numerous awards, including the Scripps Howard Foundation national journalism award.

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Politics, Afghanistan-style

By Farah Stockman , Globe Staff

Ashraf Ghani, a candidate for president in Afghanistan, has changed in recent years.

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Why income inequality threatens world order

By Farah Stockman , Globe Staff

Americans’ recent isolationism has more to do with income inequality than war fatigue.

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Still deciding what busing gained — and what it cost

By Farah Stockman , Globe Staff

How can we possibly build a common future when we can’t even agree on the past?

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The blurred line between devotion and insanity

By Farah Stockman , Globe Staff

It’s often hard to see the slight difference between religious fanaticism and mental illness.