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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Jerusalem, divided

By , Globe Staff

The biggest barrier is invisible, keeping Jewish communities and Palestinian communities apart.

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Democracy, despite itself

By , Globe Staff

As disillusioned and divided as we are over politics, we still take it for granted that the bitterest election will end with a gracious concession speech, not a war.

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‘Dear White People’ or ‘Dear Bougie Black People’?

By , Globe Staff

The deepest dilemmas in this movie are caused by acceptance.


Senate’s mutually assured obstruction

By , Globe Columnist

Today, confirmation is used to shut down not just an individuals, but an entire presidential agenda.