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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The politics of addiction

By , Globe Staff

Maybe those of us who are not running for president see little upside in admitting just how prevalent addiction is in our lives.

Farah Stockman

Have we already entered the ‘Post-White’ era?

By , Globe Staff

A Brookings demographer suggests that America is on the verge of massive demographic changes that most people have yet to fully grasp.

FARAH STOCKMAN | Boston after busing

Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, and the echoes of busing

By , Globe Columnist

The truth is that history is more like a tug of war between demographic rivals over finite resources: Jobs. Money. Power.

farah stockman | Boston after busing

How a standoff over schools changed the country

By , Globe Staff

Two women, one white and one black, played central roles in Boston’s battles over school desegregation.