Michael Barbaro, The New York Times

Michael Barbaro

The New York Times

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

How Worried Should We Be About Monkeypox?

What are the origins and symptoms of the virus, and what is America’s plan to try to contain the outbreak? → Read More

The Claws of a Bear Market

Can the Federal Reserve and the White House tamp down inflation without sending the U.S. economy into a recession? → Read More

The Proud Boys’ Path to Jan. 6

How an informal drinking club for men graduated into a right-wing group now charged with sedition. → Read More

What Depp v. Heard Means for #MeToo

The winning legal strategy could change the dynamics of the era. → Read More

The Cost of Haiti’s Freedom

Two centuries ago, Haitians revolted against their French masters and declared independence. But this freedom came at a price. → Read More

Another Elementary School Massacre

What can the experience of some of the Sandy Hook parents tell us about what now awaits those who lost children in Uvalde, Texas? → Read More

A Better Understanding of Long Covid

Who does the condition affect, and how widespread is it? → Read More

The Unseen Trauma of America’s Drone Pilots

Killing targets in remote attacks has had a deep and troubling effect on those who fly the missions. → Read More

The Story of Roe v. Wade, Part 2: The Culture Wars (From the Archive)

After abortion was legalized, two powerful movements took opposing sides and forged a new political landscape. (From 2018) → Read More

The Story of Roe v. Wade, Part 1: Who Was Jane Roe? (From the Archive)

How abortion became one of the most politically divisive issues of our time. (From 2018) → Read More

A Post-Roe Map of America

Where in the United States would access to abortion be assured, and where would it be in jeopardy? → Read More

Is This How Roe Ends?

A leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court suggested that it was preparing to overturn the constitutional right to abortion. → Read More

The Mar-a-Lago Midterms

Former President Donald J. Trump has turned his Florida club into a shadow Republican Party headquarters. The elections will test his continued sway. → Read More

France’s Big Decision

This weekend, French voters will choose between two presidential candidates with profoundly different visions of the future. → Read More

Biden’s Student Loan Dilemma

America’s two-year experiment in debt deferral has had unintended consequences. → Read More

Twitter’s Elon Musk Problem

The billionaire’s investment in the social media giant has plunged the platform into a debate about its future. → Read More

Biden’s Climate Shift

The war in Ukraine has led the president to retreat on his ambitious climate policies. → Read More

How Germany’s Approach to Russia Backfired

German leaders believed that more trade would help ensure peace in the region. The war in Ukraine has revealed why that theory was flawed. → Read More

The Confirmation Hearing of Ketanji Brown Jackson

What we’ve learned so far from the questioning of President Biden’s first nominee to the Supreme Court. → Read More

The Global Race to Mine the Metal of the Future

The quest for cobalt, which is essential for electric-car batteries, has fueled a cycle of exploitation, greed and gamesmanship. → Read More