Bills introduced by Republican legislators in the Senate and House would require states to recognize permits to carry concealed weapons that are issued by other states
Apr 27, 2017
Across the world, a crop of politicians is pushing for dramatic changes to the agreements and institutions that have defined the international order since the end of the Second World War
Apr 26, 2017
The dairy sector has become central to a new dispute between Canada and the United States, but the contention began with the plight of a few American families
Apr 24, 2017
The President directed officials to focus on the government’s emergency authority to seize failing financial institutions and the process used to determine which are subject to the highest level of regulatory scrutiny
Apr 21, 2017
In a sharp change from his policy of defending only U.S. interests, Trump framed the imperative to act in humanitarian terms
Apr 07, 2017
Speaking at the UN, Trudeau calls for full investigation to determine who is responsible for the atrocity
Apr 06, 2017
After criticizing Obama’s approach to the conflict as weak and irresolute four years ago, Trump must now forge his own response to the same horrific circumstances – a deadly chemical attack on a civilian population
Apr 05, 2017
With massive contracts potentially at stake, bidders play down the social and political nature of the border project
Apr 02, 2017
After last week’s major health-care setback, the major litmus test for the President’s economic agenda will be his promised overhaul of the tax code
Mar 27, 2017
Comey, known as a man of integrity by his defenders and detractors alike, is emerging as the most consequential FBI director in decades
Mar 22, 2017
Joanna Slater is an award-winning foreign correspondent for The Globe based in the United States, where her focus is business and economic news and New York City.
Her career includes reporting assignments in the U.S., Europe and Asia. In 2015, she was posted in Berlin, Germany, where she covered Europe’s refugee crisis. From New York, she has reported on major financial, economic and political news. She covered the 2012 presidential elections, the shootings in Newtown, Conn., the Boston marathon bombing and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
Prior to joining The Globe in 2010, she worked for The Wall Street Journal, where her assignments included reporting on the financial crisis out of New York and covering South Asian business and politics from Mumbai.
She spent seven years in Asia, based first in Hong Kong and then in India, where she wrote about a wide range of topics, from the massacre of the royal family in Nepal to the Kashmir dispute to discrimination against HIV-positive children. She has reported stories from 14 countries.
Ms. Slater was named the 2015 Journalist of the Year at the National Newspaper Awards for her coverage of the refugee crisis, which won in the international category as well. Her work has also been nominated three times for her contributions to special projects and breaking news coverage.
Earlier in her career, she won the Young Journalist Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia. Joanna grew up in Toronto, attended Smith College and completed two master’s degrees from Columbia University in International Affairs and Journalism.