Alexandra Starr

Alexandra Starris a fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University Law School.

Future Tense
Nov. 23 2012 2:45 PMIt's Not Just Indians and Taiwanese AnymoreA new group may be on the way up in the immigrant-dominated tech world.
Oct. 27 2010 7:19 AMPolitical Wife-SwappingThe husband had political ambitions. Now she is the one running for office.
How They Do It
Oct. 17 2008 7:08 AMSpain Cools to Immigration
How They Do It
Oct. 15 2008 6:53 AMPoland: New Opportunities
How They Do It
Oct. 13 2008 1:20 PMAustria: Collective Amnesia?
Dec. 4 2006 4:18 PMChávez, President for the Life of the Oil Boom?
Nov. 3 2006 4:54 PMHow Daniel Ortega Is Like Richard J. Daley
Oct. 31 2006 6:06 PMDaniel Ortega, the Comeback Kid
June 2 2006 4:59 PMAlan García Prays for Forgiveness—or Forgetfulness
May 31 2006 5:38 PMThe Looming Presence of Hugo Chávez
Jan. 4 2006 7:03 AMA Woman's Place Is in the Presidential MansionWhat's behind the rise of female politicians in Latin America?
Hey, Wait A Minute
Aug. 8 2005 2:19 PMThey're Not Stupid—They're LazyThe real reason American high-schoolers have such dismal test scores.
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2012 12:06 PMStatus UpdateHow activists are using technology to convince young undocumented immigrants to apply for the Deferred Action program.
Jan. 20 2010 6:14 PMDid Massachusetts' Old Boys' Network Do In Martha Coakley? The rest of New England is a haven for female pols.
How They Do It
Oct. 16 2008 6:59 AMIreland Transformed
How They Do It
Oct. 14 2008 7:37 AMFailure To Integrate in the Netherlands
How They Do It
Oct. 13 2008 1:20 PMGermany: History's Long Shadow
Dec. 1 2006 1:35 PMPopulist v. Populist
Nov. 2 2006 4:40 PMWashington Can't Stop Meddling in Managua
June 5 2006 5:15 PMGarcía's the Winner, but Who's the Big Loser?
June 1 2006 7:21 PMOllanta Humala, Man of the People
May 3 2006 3:48 PMVoice of AméricaThe Spanish-language DJs behind the new wave of Latino activism.
Sept. 1 2005 3:05 PMSanta Claus vs. Mr. DangerWashington's fixation with Hugo Chávez is helping spread his "Bolivarian revolution" across Latin America.
June 10 2005 7:30 AMDick WadhamsKarl Rove's heir apparent.


War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

The One National Holiday Republicans Hope You Forget

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.


It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Or, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

The Only Good Thing That Happened at Today’s Soul-Crushing U.N. Climate Talks

  News & Politics
Sept. 23 2014 6:40 PM Coalition of the Presentable Don’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PM Why Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names?
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PM Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space? An investigation into the economics of reclining.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.