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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FARAH STOCKMAN

The market isn’t free if the elites hijack it

By Farah Stockman , Globe Columnist

Reforms in Ecuador have reduced poverty and stoked economic growth.

FARAH STOCKMAN

The case for moderates

By Farah Stockman , Globe Staff

The moment moderation expires is the moment conflicts spin out of control.

Farah Stockman

Strong enough to stand up to genocide?

By Farah Stockman , Globe Staff

When killing is the law and showing mercy is a crime, how guilty are those who follow the orders of the ruling authorities?

FARAH STOCKMAN

A nation shaped by war — and US money

By Farah Stockman , Globe Columnist

The US government has spent more than $640 billion in Afghanistan since 2001, the vast majority on security.