Matthew Power

Matthew Power is a contributing editor at Harper's magazine and has written for the New York Times, Wired, Men's Journal,and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Science
Nov. 7 2011 12:18 AMThe Geologist in the JungleOne man's journey into the rainforest in search of a mysterious tree kangaroo.
Dispatches
Feb. 3 2010 9:54 AMThe Alleys of Vancouver
Dispatches
Feb. 1 2010 9:35 AMWelcome to Insite
Dispatches
July 22 2004 2:25 PMThe Problems of Introducing Alien Concepts Like Democracy
Dispatches
June 4 2004 12:54 PMWhere in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?
Dispatches
Feb. 4 2010 10:05 AMDoes It Work?
Dispatches
Feb. 2 2010 10:04 AMUpstairs, Downstairs
Dispatches
July 23 2004 2:29 PMRebuilding the Bamiyan Buddhas
Dispatches
July 21 2004 5:56 PMKabul's Grass Is Green at Last
Dispatches
June 3 2004 6:07 PMTwo Faces of Modern Pakistan

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The XX Factor

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Doublex

Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

What a Juicy New Book About Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric Fails to Tell Us About the TV News Business

Does Your Child Have Sluggish Cognitive Tempo? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

  News & Politics
Damned Spot
Sept. 30 2014 9:00 AM Now Stare. Don’t Stop. The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 29 2014 7:01 PM We May Never Know If Larry Ellison Flew a Fighter Jet Under the Golden Gate Bridge
  Life
Dear Prudence
Sept. 30 2014 6:00 AM Drive-By Bounty Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 29 2014 11:43 PM Lena Dunham, the Book More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AM Slate Isn’t Too Liberal, but … What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PM Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:36 AM Almost Humane What sci-fi can teach us about our treatment of prisoners of war.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath The Methane Lakes of Titan?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.