- 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: Bloomberg Businessweek
My piece on the Donald Trumps of Europe is this week’s cover of the international edition of Bloomberg Businessweek. From the volume of the outrage, you’d think Europeans had never dealt with the likes of Donald Trump before. The French newspaper Libération … Continue reading
My profile of M-Kopa, a company selling solar power to people making less than $2 a day, has just been published by Bloomberg Businessweek. Tom Opiyo is the best-performing salesperson at M-Kopa Solar, a Kenyan company selling solar power systems … Continue reading
Bloomberg Businessweek has published my profile of Ada Colau, Barcelona’s activist-turned-mayor. In 2007, Ada Colau put on a black leotard, a yellow cape, and a Zorro mask and gate-crashed a campaign rally in Barcelona. For two and a half minutes, … Continue reading
My profile of Finland’s version of the Tea Party has just been published in Bloomberg Businessweek. In early August, Timo Soini, the foreign minister of Finland, mounts a stage at the convention center in the town of Turku. The occasion … 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
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
My profile of Hungary’s increasingly authoritarian prime minister has just been published in Bloomberg Businessweek. The soccer match hasn’t drawn much of a crowd. It’s being played in tiny Felcsut, Hungary (pop. 1,800), and the teams on the field are … 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
Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my story on Greenland’s prime minister and her quest to win independence through mining. Sofus Frederiksen lives in a small river valley above a sheltered stretch of Greenlandic fjord, where in the winter slabs of … Continue reading
Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my piece an attempt to introduce a minimum basic income in Switzerland. Marilola Wili braces her foot against the wall to pull open a vault door inside a former bank building in downtown Basel. In … Continue reading