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Elizabeth Whitman | The Nation

Elizabeth Whitman

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Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman is a journalist based in Amman, Jordan. She has previously reported for Inter Press Service from the United Nations and is a former Nation intern.

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Social media platforms are enabling women to speak out anonymously and show that harassment exists—but that hasn’t resulted in culture change.

The views of refugees in Jordan are shaped by their individual experiences of war and their collective expatriation from home. 

After fleeing violence at home, Syrians struggle to eke out a new life in Jordan’s cities and towns.

If pro-charter proposals in Washington State or Georgia pass this November, that will mark the first time charter schools have won at the ballot box.

As the Syrian government clings to repressive tactics it knows best, the conflict becomes ever more intractable.

Residents in four New York City districts had the chance to allocate funding for community improvement themselves. Can participatory budgeting make American democracy less lonely?