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 real reason behind Baltimore’s rage

By , Globe staff

Some black lives matter, but it’s the lives of the poor that we forget – until they riot.

Farah Stockman

Nursing home holiday — lonely or just alone?

By , Globe Staff

In our new solo society, the elderly seem most at risk for loneliness.

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An issue where Israelis, Palestinians do agree

By , Globe Staff

Both sides have lost faith in the ability of American diplomats to broker peace.


The secret life of Santa Claus

By , Globe Columnist

Does he really have the right to investigate and record who has been naughty or nice?