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ThinkProgress

"At least 22 dead after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England." 2017 May 22. 

"VA gubernatorial candidate blames the left for anti-Semitism." 2017 May 22.

"Trump arrives in Israel having already confused and antagonized his allies there." 2017 May 22.

"Dallas school police tased a 7 year old, and then body slammed a 12 year old the next day." 2017 May 18. 

"Death row inmate asks to be executed by firing squad instead of lethal injection." 2017 May 15.

"An inclusive Mother’s Day twist in the age of Trump." 2017 May 12. 

"U.S. considers extending airline electronics ban to include flights from Europe." 2017 May 11.

"Experts in authoritarian regimes say Comey’s firing was a ‘shock event.'" 2017 May 10.

"ACLU issues travel warning for Texas over draconian immigration law." 2017 May 9.

"SB4 takes Texas’ war with Austin statewide." 2017 May 8.

"This is the catastrophe the world has been ignoring." 2017. May 5.

"France’s election could decide the fate of the EU." 2017 May 5. 

"Ben Carson doesn’t want affordable housing to be too ‘comfortable.'" 2017 May 3.

"Police now say car was driving away when black ninth grader was shot and killed." 2017 May 2.

"Texas police shot and killed a black ninth grader over the weekend." 2017 May 1.

"Trump's foreign policy is incoherent." 2017 April 28.

"Progressive Jewish groups aren’t happy with Trump’s Holocaust speech." 2017 April 25.

"The U.S. has failed Afghanistan, and the Trump administration isn’t helping." 2017 April 24.

"Marine Le Pen is using Islamophobia to draw female voters." 2017 April 21.

"Trump’s crackdown on H-1B visas goes far beyond tech workers." 2017 April 19. 

"Rex Tillerson is wading into a diplomatic minefield on his Russia visit." 2017 April 12. (With Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani)

"International leaders weigh in on U.S. strike in Syria." 2017 April 7. (With Esther Yu Hsi Lee)

"There’s a lot at stake in Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping." 2017 April 6.

"St. Petersburg bombing highlights Russia’s internal extremism problem." 2017 April 4.

"Anti-Muslim hate crimes rock South Asian communities while Trump and Modi look away." 2017 April 3. 

"30 books by women of color to read on International Women's Day." 2017 March 8. (With Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani, Esther Yu Hsi Lee, Carimah Townes, Justin Salhani, and Adam Peck.)

"There were 7 attacks in Pakistan last week. The president still hasn't commented." 2017 February 16.

"Trump walks back years of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East." 2017 February 15.

"It's only been a week and Trump is already exacerbating one of the world's biggest conflicts." 2017 January 26.

"2016 was the year of the wall." 2016 December 23. (With Justin Salhani, Esther Yu Hsi Lee, and  Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani.)

"Trump is inflaming U.S.-China relations. That's bad news." 2016 December 20.

"Head South & Turn Left." 2016 November 7. (With Jack Jenkins and Aria Velasquez.) 

"Nine Elections in the rest of the world to keep an eye on." 2016 October 31. (With Justin Salhani, Esther Yu Hsi Lee, and Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani.)

"7 foreign policy questions that won't be asked in the last presidential debate." 2016 October 19. (With Justin Salhani, Esther Yu Hsi Lee, and Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani.)

"Canada's complicated relationship with its indigenous members." 2016 October 10.

"The U.N.'s new top diplomat is a disappointment for diversity." 2016 October 6.

"Reactions to Shimon Peres' death are as complicated as his legacy." 2016 September 28.

"Website's closure highlights disappearance of queer female spaces." 2016 September 28.

"U.S. moves to lift sanctions on Myanmar, despite ongoing genocide of Rohingya." 2016 September 15.

"Calling Obama 'Son of a Whore' Is the Least-Offensive Thing the Filipino President Has Done." 2016 September 7.

"Mexico's President Is Hoping to Benefit From Trump's Visit." 2016 August 31. 

"The Chilling Reason Why More Than 1900 People Have Died in the Philippines." 2016 August 31. 

"Breaking News: American University in Kabul Attacked, Situation Ongoing." 2016 August 24.

"The Story Behind Obama's Absences At The Olympic Opening Ceremony." 2016 August 5.

"Brexit was sold as a victory for the working class. It isn't." 2016 June 24.

"Here's Your List Of Muslim Leaders Around The World That Condemned The Attack In Orlando." 2016 June 13. (With Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani)

"This Country Just Set A Major Renewable Energy Record." 2016 May 20.

 

The Tempest

"'When We Rise' is flawed, but that doesn't mean it's not important." 2017 March 28.

 

Muftah (under Evelyn Anne Crunden)

"Ignored Nationally & Abroad, the Pakistani City of Quetta Mourns Alone After Terrorist Attack." 2016 August 16.

"Afghanistan's Lone Female Olympian Is Ready To Shine." 2016 August 9.

"Ghazala Khan's Response To Donald Trump Is Everything We Need Right Now." 2016 August 2.

"Massacre of Hazaras Sparks Sectarian Fears In Pakistan." 2016 July 26.

"Qandeel Baloch Has Been Murdered & The Patriarchy Is To Blame." 2016 July 19.

"Pakistan Mourns Abdul Sattar Edhi, Its Greatest Humanitarian." 2016 July 12.

"Post-Brexit, Britons Show Solidarity With Safety Pins." 2016 July 5.

"Brexit Is Not Good For Eastern Europe." 2016 June 28.

"A Pakistani Actor Took A Stand For Minorities And It Didn't Go Well." 2016 June 21.

"After Orlando, My Thoughts Are With Queer Muslims." 2016 June 14.

"Kremlin-Backed Study Suggests 'Heterosexual Families' Prevent HIV." 2016 June 7.

"A Pakistani Islamic Council Is Trying To Roll Back Women's Rights." 2016 May 31.

"Jamala's Eurovision Victory Shines A Light On Crimea's Agony." 2016 May 24.

"Russia & Post-Soviet Countries Remain Hostile to LGBTQ Citizens." 2016 May 17.

"Another Human Rights Activist Has Been Killed in Pakistan." 2016 May 10.

"In Praise of Passover Traditions All Over the World." 2016 May 3.

"The Lahore Literary Festival Is A Treasure Americans Can Now Enjoy." 2016 April 26.

Editor: Collection - Comparing the Middle East & North Africa. 2016 April 20.

"Pakistani Feminism Is Alive And Kicking." 2016 April 19.

"Zari, the First Afghan Muppet, Is Only the Country's Latest Win for Feminism." 2016 April 13.

"How Minorities Are Used to Promote Islamophobia." 2016 April 6.

"The German Government Seems to Think Refugees Don't Know About Sex." 2016 March 31.

"Does Recognition of Hindu & Muslim Holidays Signal A Shift in Pakistan?" 2016 March 23.

"American Media Isn't Investigating Who Killed Mikhail Lesin." 2016 March 16.

"Tina Fey Fails With 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' & So Do Her Critics." 2016 March 9.

"Donald Trump Abused Undocumented Polish Workers & His Supporters Don't Care." 2016 March 2.

"The 'Islamic Rape of Europe' & the Weaponization of White Female Sexuality." 2016 February 24.

"Is Pakistan Ignoring Scientist Nergis Mavalvala's Sexuality?" 2016 February 17.

"A Pakistani Airline Strike Has Caused Confusion and Violence." 2016 February 10.

"Will Amal Clooney's Star Power Help Journalist Khadija Ismayilova?" 2016 February 3.

"UK Inquiry Finds Russia Likely Culpable In Murder of Ex-Spy." 2016 January 27.

"Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Is Pakistan's Antidote to #OscarsSoWhite." 2016 January 20.

"Pakistanis Demand An Apology From 'The Friday Times' Over Its Dismissal of Rape." 2016 January 13.

"Poland's New Government Is Everything Progressives Feared It Would Be." 2016 January 6.

"Will Georgia's Recent Political Shakeup Help Solve Its Many Problems?" 2015 December 30.

"A New Interview Highlights How Refugees Are Channeling Their Experiences Into Music." 2015 December 23.

"Five Events That Explain Current Russian-Turkish Tensions." 2015 December 16.

"Reflecting on Chanukah in the U.S." 2015 December 9.

"Without Electricity, Crimea Once Again Falls Victim to Sparring Between Russia and Ukraine." 2015 December 2.

"American Jewish Groups are in Solidarity with Refugees for Very Personal Reasons." 2015 November 25.

"Refugees Fear Backlash Following the Paris Attacks." 2015 November 18.

"Poland's New, Right-Wing, Anti-Refugee Government is a Sign of the Times." 2015 November 11.

"The Mysterious Crash of a Russian Plane in Egypt." 2015 November 4.

"Open Democracy Russia's Must-Read Series on the Post-Soviet Ummah." 2015 October 28.

"Border Closures Will Not Stop Refugees From Fleeing to Europe." 2015 October 21.

"Putin's Support for Assad Speaks to His Own Agenda, Not Russia's Needs." 2015 October 7.

"Eastern Europe, Victimhood, and the Refugee Crisis." 2015 September 30.

"The Many Reasons Why Moldovans Are Demanding Their Government's Resignation." 2015 September 23.

"What Reactions To The Refugee Crisis Tell Us About Religion & Identity In Eastern Europe." 2015 September 16.

"How Refugees From The Middle East Could Help Countries Like Serbia." 2015 September 9.

"Refugees Come Up Against Border Walls In Hungary & Bulgaria." 2015 September 3.

"Is Russia Heading For A Complete Reversal On Abortion Rights?" 2015 August 26.

"Azerbaijan Continues To Be A Hostile Place For Journalists." 2015 August 19.

"Egypt's New Suez Canal Could Be A Costly Mistake." 2015 August 12.

"Are Holocaust Denial Bans Effective?" 2015 August 5.

"HERstory Brings Pakistan's Feminist History To Life." 2015 July 22.

"Chronicling Ramadan & More Through Cartoons: An Interview With Adam Elrashidi." 2015 July 16.

"Armenia's Electric Yerevan Protests Are Ignoring Comparisons To The Ukraine's Euromaidan Movement." 2015 July 8.

"Caucasians Are Reclaiming Their Regional Identity Through A New Blog." 2015 July 1.

"The 'O' Campaign In Azerbaijan Is A Symbol Of Progress On LGBTQ Rights, But More Still Needs To Be Done." 2015 June 24.

"Zahra Hussaini's Cycling Movement Is Creating Female Empowerment In Afghanistan." 2015 June 17.

"As The Islamic State Approaches, An Assyrian Christian Family Is Trying To Protect The Tomb Of A Jewish Prophet." 2015 June 10.

"Joumana Hadad, Lebanon's 'Angry Arab Woman', Talks Feminism & Sex In A New Interview." 2015 June 3.

"Reviving Morocco's Forgotten Jewish Communities." 2015 May 29.

"Tatars Mark 71st Anniversary of Mass Deportation From Crimea, As History Repeats Itself." 2015 May 27.

"An Attack On The Ismaili Community Has Furthered Sectarianism In Pakistan." 2015 May 20.

"After The Revolution, Tunisia's LGBTQ Community Faces Fits & Starts." 2015 May 13.

"The Jailing Of Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Should Prompt European Leaders To Hold Azerbaijan Accountable." 2015 May 6.

"Can Shakespeare Unite Serbs & Kosovars?" 2015 April 29.

"Morocco Is Considering Easing Restrictions On Abortion, With Broad Implications For Women Across The Arab World." 2015 April 22.

"Hungary's Jobbik Party Is Trying To Move Away From Its Nazi Image Without Changing Its Policies." 2015 April 15.

"Saudi's Sunni Wars: The Sectarian Reasons Pakistan Should Avoid Yemen." 2015 April 8.

"Going After The Joker: Bassem Youssef & Egypt’s Free Speech Crisis." 2015 April 1.

"As the Saying Goes in Russia, 'When in Doubt, Blame the Chechens'." 2015 March 25.

"The Sentencing of a Tunisian Blogger has Activists Worried About How “Free” Tunisia Is." 2015 March 18.

"Nearly Twenty Years after the Srebrenica Genocide, Bosnians May Finally Receive Justice." 2015 March 11.

 

Photography

Lahore, Pakistan (Photography Series), Muftah Magazine, 2016 February.

American Friends Service Committee, 2011 August 16.

Schmapp, Austin Guide.