Contributing editor and producer at Highline. Former human rights consultant.
I Misremember the '90s: Ebonics
The next episode in my HuffPost series about what we got wrong in the 1990s. And man, did we get this one wrong.
How White Parents Stopped School Integration
Video: Seattle's schools used to be segregated, then they weren't for awhile and now they are again — What happened?
What I Learned About Education From Visiting My Old High School
Some extra observations and reflections from spending two weeks at an American public school.
The Afterlife of Big Ideas
I spent two weeks at my old high school to report on how we keep making the same mistakes in education reform.
I Misremember the 90s: Sexual Harassment
Video series for Highline. The untold history of the Anita Hill hearing—and the real reason we spent the 1990s talking about sexual harassment.
The Epidemic of Loneliness Among Gay Men
Despite years of social progress, gay men have the same sky-high rates of suicide, mental illness and substance abuse they've had for decades
One Buzzword at a Time
How corporations, activists, and politicians turned the language of human rights into meaningless babble
How Does America Vet Refugees?
A short video on the refugee vetting process: "It's harder to come to the U.S. as a refugee than through any other route."
This Is How It Ended
Personal essay about the breakup that made me, briefly, a crazy person.
The human rights violations we're powerless to prevent
Video based on my FP article. How consumer boycotts can't reach the worst corporate human rights violations.
Based on some work I did in Zimbabwe. The worst multinational corporations aren't Shell and Monsanto. They're companies you've never heard of.
Why Do Megaprojects Fail?
Video: From Boston's Big Dig to San Francisco's Bay Bridge, big infrastructure projects always take too long and cost too much. So why do we keep doing them?
How Mark Zuckerberg Should Give Away $45 Billion
I asked 40 development experts how they think Mark Zuckerberg should donate his money to charity. Answer: It's complicated.
Animation: What would happen if Britain left the European Union? Here's the three most likely scenarios
The Millennium Development Goals Sucked. But That's OK.
The MDGs revitalised development, coordinated donors and rallied the public. So why does everyone hate them so much?