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Seyward Darby

Brooklyn, NY

@ForeignPolicy Deputy Editor, Print. Formerly @tnr @YaleGHJP @TransitionsMag @YIHRKosovo. Lover of longform. RTs=interesting finds only.

What a Genocide 100 Years Ago Reveals About the War in Syria Today

foreignpolicy.com — 2015 Global Thinkers Ara Oshagan, Levon Parian, and Vahagn Thomasian discuss how the world hasn't changed since the slaughter of their Armenian ancestors. By Seyward Darby is a story editor at Foreign Policy. She was previously an editor for the Seyward Darby New Republic and Transitions Online , a Prague-based web magazine covering the former communist space.

What is the Breaking Point for Non-Violent Resistance?

Global Thinkers: What Are Africa’s New Missionaries Peddling?

foreignpolicy.com — 2014 Global Thinker and visual artist Sam Hopkins joins FP contributor Michela Wrong to discuss the aid industry's skewed view of East Africa-and how artists can offer a better picture. By Seyward Darby is a story editor at Foreign Policy.
Oct 20, 2015

Global Thinkers: What Are Africa’s New Missionaries Peddling? FP podcast feat @michelawrong and Sam Hopkins atfp.co/1RlYvFc

Oct 21, 2015

What Are Africa’s New Missionaries Peddling? | Interesting video, worth watching - go.shr.lc/1hSlviR

Is the World Losing a Generation of Syrians to Trauma?

foreignpolicy.com — FP contributor Lauren Wolfe and Wendy Young, head of Kids in Need of Defense, discuss the hardships children endure when they flee war - and when they cross U.S. and EU borders. By Seyward Darby is a story editor at Foreign Policy.
Oct 07, 2015

RT @ForeignPolicy: [LISTEN] @supportKIND, @Wolfe321 & @seywarddarby discuss how a generation of Syrians are being lost to war. http://t.co/…

The Amtrak crash and the fear of losing people we love

chicagotribune.com — When I was 20, the man I was dating died. We were traveling together thousands of miles from home in a remote part of Southeast Asia, and one morning, he didn't wake up. His breathing was labored and intermittent.

I was on the Amtrak train that crashed. It made me confront my own mortality.

washingtonpost.com — When I was 20, the man I was dating died. We were traveling together thousands of miles from home in a remote part of Southeast Asia, and one morning, he didn't wake up. His breathing was labored and intermittent.
May 15, 2015

this is an amazingly rich short piece of writing, from a woman who survived the Amtrak crash washingtonpost.com/posteverything… via @seywarddarby

May 15, 2015

RT @jennyrogersDC: this is an amazingly rich short piece of writing, from a woman who survived the Amtrak crash washingtonpost.com/posteverything… via @seywarddarby

May 15, 2015

RT @jennyrogersDC: this is an amazingly rich short piece of writing, from a woman who survived the Amtrak crash washingtonpost.com/posteverything… via @seywarddarby

May 15, 2015

RT @jennyrogersDC: this is an amazingly rich short piece of writing, from a woman who survived the Amtrak crash washingtonpost.com/posteverything… via @seywarddarby

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Epiphanies From Teju Cole

foreignpolicy.com — Teju Cole seems to live to experiment. The Nigerian-American writer has penned two books -- 2011's acclaimed Open City and this year's Every Day Is for the Thief (published in Nigeria in 2007) -- that defy American readers' traditional idea of what has become known as "immigrant literature."
Sep 04, 2014

RT @seywarddarby: From the mag! My interview with @tejucole re: hashtag activism, Obama's foreign policy record, Twitterature, & more. http…

Sep 05, 2014

it's definitely instructive that there is no "Bring Back Our Girls"-style campaign around...gun violence in Chicago. foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/…


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