A selection from a series of weekly profiles about women candidates running for the office of governor in 2018.
Molly kelly knows we need to trust women
Gwen graham's people-first platform
oregon governor kate brown wants you to wear your metal underpants
Race/related for new york times
"I know Iran most intimately through my parents’ memories of a country that no longer exists"
columbia journalism review, essay
"Our identities are not a bias. Women who want equality aren’t biased. They are fair." —from essay titled Why Journalists Should be Able to Join the Women’s March
"For Persians, it was worth losing a front yard if it meant gaining the space to host more guests... because inside, we lived so very close to one another." — from essay titled Learning to love the ‘Persian Palaces’ of Beverly Hills
We Asked Syria’s First Olympic Medalist: Should Refugees Be Invited to Compete in Rio?
An invitation to displaced athletes to enter the Olympics inspired feel-good headlines, but critics say an all-refugee team is unrealistic.
Top of the Food Chain: Fine Dining Pushes for Sustainable Seafood
Salmon and shrimp may be popular fare, but leading chefs prove that less familiar local seafood can earn top honors.
Hounded out of Iran, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Continues Fight for Human Rights
The new book ‘Until We Are Free’ details Shirin Ebadi’s refusal to be silenced by Iran’s mullahs.
for the associated press
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