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Yashar Ali

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Yashar Ali is an American journalist who has contributed to HuffPost, NBC News, and New York magazine.
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On All Fronts
The Education of a Journalist
Clarissa Ward - Sep 08, 2020
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"On All Fronts takes the reader on a riveting journey of storytelling. . . From Russia to China to Syria, [she] navigate[s] the most intense of human experiences while finding the tools to stay emotional."--Lynsey Addario, author of It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and WarThe recipient of multiple Peabody and Murrow awards, Clarissa Wa...
Yashar Ali
Sep 14, 2020
I've always admired @clarissaward's brave reporting. I read her new memoir last week and was so moved by her story. A remarkable memoir by a remarkable woman I hope you’ll join me in reading Clarissa’s book Amazon: Bookshop:     source
Dark Towers
Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction
David Enrich - Feb 18, 2020
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A searing exposé of the most scandalous bank in the world, including its shadowy ties to Donald Trumps business empireOn a rainy Sunday in 2014, a senior executive at Deutsche Bank was found hanging in his London apartment. Bill Broeksmit had helped build the 150-year-old financial institution into a global colossus, and his sudden death was a myst...
Yashar Ali
Feb 20, 2020
2. "Dark Towers," is a deeply reported book and reveals a lot about the criminality at Deutsche. The pacing and writing are excellent and I found myself pouring through the book and never getting bored. A must-read! Kudos to @davidenrich     source
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What It Takes
The Way to the White House
Richard Ben Cramer - Jun 01, 1993 (first published in 1992)
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An American Iliad in the guise of contemporary political reportage, What It Takes penetrates the mystery at the heart of all presidential campaigns: How do presumably ordinary people acquire that mixture of ambition, stamina, and pure shamelessness that makes a true candidate? As he recounts the frenzied course of the 1988 presidential race -- and ...
Yashar Ali
Jun 12, 2019
The late, great Richard Ben Cramer’s birthday today. If you haven’t read his book “What It Takes,” you really should. In my opinion, and I know I’m not alone, it’s the best book about presidential politics.     source
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