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.

Latest stories

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How I ended up in a Martha Coakley ad

By , Globe Staff

In this age of social media, Coakley and her supporters have thrown caution to the wind.

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Trigger-happy police, trigger-shy Secret Service

By , Globe Staff

Why are police so quick to use deadly force? By the same token, why is the Secret Service so reluctant to do so?

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White House gives few answers on US mission in Syria

By , Globe Columnist

In the long term, our interference in the civil war will make us responsible for whatever happens next.

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Ebola outbreak begs the question: Are cities hazardous to health?

By , Globe Staff

Today, the virus spreads in Liberia’s slums, where people have flocked from all over the country to find jobs.