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Past articles by Naureen:

The Racism and Incoherence of the World’s Asylum Systems

The humane response to Ukrainian refugees shows that a radical new path for caring for the vulnerable is possible. → Read More

What Does Our Cultural Obsession With Exercise Cost Us? Everything.

Our culture—our time, our work, and of course, our bodies—is more consumed by optimization than ever. → Read More

Obama and Clinton should champion immigrants instead of giving cover to xenophobes

Speak English? Good. Are you some shade of brown? Probably bad. Turn yourself in at a port of entry? High marks until recently, but now, who knows? → Read More

Latino activists press Hillary Clinton on major Pacific trade pact

Supporting immigration reform without opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership is misguided, advocacy groups say → Read More

Undocumented immigrants awaiting deportation relief dealt another delay

Advocates are encouraging immigrants to prepare documents, even as federal judge indefinitely delays executive action → Read More

US executions fall to 20-year low as death penalty politics shift

DNA exonerations, botched executions and declining crime have called into question the wisdom of capital punishment → Read More

Lawmakers urge calm, offer few policy prescriptions in wake of Ferguson

It remains unclear if legislators will play a role in finding solutions to frustrations in the black community → Read More

Ferguson decision confirms fears of skewed justice system for many

Grand jury report met with grim inevitability by those who have seen similar scenario play out time and time before → Read More

Hummus and maftoul, with a side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

A Pittsburgh eatery featuring Palestinian food sparks debate about free expression and censorship → Read More

Millions of immigrants could be shielded by Obama's executive actions

Activists want Obama to take bold action on immigration reform, but the GOP-controlled Congress will make that difficult → Read More

Gun control advocates hope Washington state measure sets national example

Background-check initiative passes, proving appetite for sensible gun control, advocates say → Read More

Big money prevails in 2014, with outside spending playing starring role

In 36 races including North Carolina, Iowa, Arkansas and Alaska, outside spending eclipsed candidate cash → Read More

In South Dakota's Indian Country, getting to polls is half the struggle

Native Americans have proved a critical voting bloc in the state but access to the polls remains a challenge → Read More

In battling Ebola, fighting panic is as critical as containing virus

Allaying fears while urging vigilance is a unique challenge for public health officials → Read More

In Washington state, gun reformers plot to circumvent skittish lawmakers

Ballot initiatives could be the new way forward for stalled efforts to reform gun laws across the country → Read More

In Washington State, where a gun is not a weapon

Gun owners' fears about big government, universal registry and Seattle liberals has them opposing background checks → Read More

In Wis. governor's race, labor settles for what it can get

Democratic nominee Mary Burke has stayed mostly quiet on union issues, despite its potency among organizers → Read More

Bernie Sanders takes unabashedly liberal 2016 pitch on the road

Progressive activists in Wisconsin hanker for a candidate like him to champion their issues → Read More

Casino lights dim in Atlantic City, as leaders plot to revive city

An estimated 7,000 workers in a city of 39,000 will lose their jobs by year’s end → Read More

US government reportedly strong-armed Yahoo to turn over user data

Unsealed court documents reveal government threatened to sue Yahoo for $250K a day until data it received data → Read More