- Stephan Faris is a magazine journalist, an Associate Editor at Project Syndicate, and a founding member of Deca, a global collective of journalists producing longform non-fiction.
His stories have appeared on the covers of The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune Magazine, and Time Magazine, and in Foreign Policy, The New York Times Magazine, and The New Yorker.
He is the author of Forecast: The Consequences of Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, from Darfur to Napa Valley and Homelands: The Case for Open Immigration.
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Category Archives: Italy
My piece on the rhythms and traditions of Italy’s coffee culture has just been published at Time. Like the tides of the sea, an Italiancaffé – or bar – has its recognizable rhythms. There’s a rush of office workers at … Continue reading
My piece on murder in the age of social media has just been published by Time. The aftermath of Ashley Olsen’s death is an example of how, in the age of social media, the private can suddenly turn very public. The … Continue reading
Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my piece looking at how cutting-edge technology is rescuing traditional Italian craftmanship. Northeast Italy’s industrial heartland stretches roughly from Milan to Venice, along the floodplains of the Po River all the way to the Adriatic. … Continue reading
My short e-book for Deca on an orphan named Patience and a case for open immigration is now up for free at Longform. When I was in Liberia during the civil war in 2003, I met a four-year-old girl named Patience. … Continue reading
A short piece I did for Bloomberg Businessweek on Europe’s refugee crisis is in this week’s issue. On a wintry day in early February, four rubber dinghies—each loaded with more than 100 people—pushed off the Libyan coast into the icy … Continue reading
Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my piece on Rome’s degradation. The neighborhood in which Massimiliano Tonelli is walking is more than 100 years old, built in central Rome shortly after the unification of Italy. Monumental buildings rise around a central … Continue reading
Time has also published my Q&A with Matteo Renzi. Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi spoke to TIME on April 24 in his first interview with a non-Italian news organization since becoming premier in February. The conversation touched on a wide … Continue reading
My profile of Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is in this week’s Time Magazine. Less than a month after Matteo Renzi was sworn in on Feb. 22 as Italy’s Prime Minister—at 39, he is the youngest in the country’s history—he … Continue reading
Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my story on Silvio Berlusconi’s expulsion from the Italian senate. It wasn’t the first time that journalists sat down to write Silvio Berlusconi’s political obituary, and Italy’s former prime minister was making it clear he’d … Continue reading