Vanessa Gezari

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May 6 2011 1:07 PMDid Osama Love Dogs? Why We Should Care.
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May 3 2011 6:33 PMWhy Do We Assume Osama Bin Laden’s Wife Has No Agency?
Jan. 4 2010 12:16 PMAfghanistan Is Not Kind to ChildrenPhotographs about growing up in a society that privileges elders.
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July 15 2009 1:18 PMWhen Men Suffer Job Losses, Women Suffer Abuse
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July 8 2009 4:09 PMGay Sex is Legal in New Delhi, But What About Gay Love?
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June 19 2009 5:45 PMThe Agony and Ecstasy of Revolution
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June 5 2009 3:53 PMObama in Cairo: Channeling MLK in the Land of the Pharaohs
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May 26 2009 8:00 AMReleasing More Detainee Photos Could Make Abuses More Difficult to Discover
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May 13 2009 5:19 PMSay No to Mean Girls-and Women
Jan. 2 2009 7:09 AMPakistan Under PressureMilitants are gaining territory—and strength—with astonishing speed.
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May 4 2011 3:26 PMWhat Did Free Will Mean in Bin Laden Land?
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May 25 2010 9:56 AMWhy We Care About Venus Williams' Clingy French Open Dress
Oct. 16 2009 7:12 AMTalking to the EnemyHow one company of Marines is helping to bring Afghan insurgents home.
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July 13 2009 2:28 PMCan a Doctor to the Poor Help Fix Our Health Care System?
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June 25 2009 7:57 AMWe Watched a Woman Die. Now Let's Look Away.
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June 15 2009 12:32 PMFrom the Ground Up: Democracy and Women's Rights in Iran
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May 29 2009 2:33 PMViolence or Porn: Is There Really Any Difference When It Comes to Abu Ghraib?
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May 19 2009 11:08 AMRachel Alexandra: Si Se Puede!
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May 12 2009 5:35 PMWhy the Firing of Gen. David McKiernan Matters
Dec. 12 2007 7:39 AMLosing HopeWhat happened to Afghans' stubborn optimism?



The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

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Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

How Did the Royals Win Despite Bunting So Many Times? Bunting Is a Terrible Strategy.

Federal Law Enforcement Has Declared War on Encryption

Justice and the FBI really do not like Apple’s and Google’s new privacy measures.

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.


How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
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Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 6:39 PM Spoiler Special: Transparent
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?