Michael J. Kavanagh

Michael J. Kavanagh spent the first half of 2004 reporting on Rwanda through a Pew Fellowship in International Journalism.

Feb. 16 2009 12:40 PM"What Are They So Scared Of? I'm Just a Little Old Lady." Alison Des Forges, 1942-2009.
Sept. 2 2005 12:29 PMThe Poor Get Poorer
Aug. 31 2005 6:37 AMAn Election Without Lavalas Is Not an Election
Dec. 31 2004 5:54 PMNever Again?Without urgent action, we'll be watching Hotel Congo in 2014.
April 7 2004 6:18 PMRwanda's Latest Ethnic CleansingTrue reconciliation is impossible until everyone's suffering is recognized.
Nov. 14 2008 5:39 PMFive Million Dead and CountingThe disaster in Congo is all the more tragic because it was utterly avoidable.
Sept. 1 2005 11:36 AMThe Prisons Are Packed
Aug. 30 2005 11:13 AMHaiti Tries Elections, Again
Aug. 9 2004 3:36 PMHamid Karzai and the Hopeless 22Afghanistan's interim leader is unpopular and ineffectual. Chances are he'll easily win the October elections.


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter


Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police

The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PM Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police
  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.