Yael Friedman

Yael Friedman writes about art, culture, cities, and history. She is a regular contributor to The Economist and has also written for CityLab, The Daily Beast, Haaretz, The Forward, Urban Omnibus, Artinfo, and other outlets. She lives in Brooklyn. Follow her on Twitter @idapost.

Articles by Yael Friedman

Jeffrey Yoskowitz

Jeffrey Yoskowitz is a writer and food entrepreneur. His articles on food, culture, and the environment have been published by the New York Times, The Atlantic, and Gastronomica. As a co-owner of The Gefilteria, he travels the globe speaking, cooking, and teaching about reclaiming heritage foods. Yoskowitz co-authored The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods (Flatiron Books); it was a 2016 finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.  He will begin teaching culinary anthropology at The City College of New York in the fall. He fell in love with compost when working as a fellow and a pickle apprentice at Adamah Farm in Connecticut. Jeffrey has cooked as a guest chef at the James Beard House kitchen and was named to the Forbes Magazine 30 under 30 list for Food and Wine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @JeffYosko


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Hadeel Al-Shalchi

Hadeel al-Shalchi is a digital journalist and former foreign correspondent. She worked as a radio reporter, producer, and news reader for the CBC in Ottawa before becoming a Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, covering the Arab Spring from Tunisia, Bahrain, Egypt, and Libya. In 2012, she joined Reuters as its first Libya correspondent. Hadeel also reported on the war in Syria from Aleppo. She is fluent in Arabic. At Studio 20, she has focused on data journalism and podcasting.

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Anna Lind-Guzik

Anna Lind-Guzik is Executive Director and founder of The Conversationalist. She is a writer, attorney and scholar of Soviet history, authoritarianism, feminism and human rights. She hosts the weekly podcast “Unbreaking Media” which examines politics and culture through an intersectional feminist lens. Follow her on Twitter @alindguzik.

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Molly M. Jeffery and Ted Melnick

  • Edward R Melnick, MD, MHS is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, and Attending Emergency Physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and the Principal Investigator of the EMBED Trial Network.


  • Molly Moore Jeffery, PhD, MPP is a research associate in the division of Health Care Policy Research and Scientific Director of Research in Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic. She is a co-investigator on the EMBED Trial.
Drs. Jeffery and Melnick attended Williams College together where they both graduated in the class of 1999.

Articles by Molly M. Jeffery and Ted Melnick

Jessica McKenzie

Jessica McKenzie is a freelance journalist in Brooklyn, NY. Previously, she was the managing editor of the civic technology news site Civicist and interned at The Nation magazine. You can follow her on Twitter @jessimckenzi.

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Hande Oynar

Hande Oynar is a freelance writer based in New York and Istanbul. She has been writing for various art and lifestyle publications for the past decade and is a regular contributor to Vogue Turkey. She studied at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. Follow her on Twitter @handeoynar.

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Natalia Antonova

Natalia Antonova is a writer, journalist, and open source intelligence specialist. She is currently based in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @NataliaAntonova.

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