In the past two weeks, at least 12 statues and plaques honouring Confederate leaders have been removed in Texas, Maryland, Florida, New York, Ohio and North Carolina
Aug 22, 2017
In the American South, a sea change is under way, as places such as Richmond consider what to do with monuments honouring Confederate leaders
Jul 31, 2017
Kushner met Senate Intelligence Committee staff behind closed doors for about two hours
Jul 24, 2017
As probe into Russian meddling escalates, Congress looks to block some of U.S. President’s powers, while Jared Kushner prepares to testify
Jul 23, 2017
Rinat Akhmetshin was one the people at the meeting
Jul 14, 2017
As chief economic adviser, Cohn leads the push on some of the President’s key campaign pledges, including tax reform, infrastructure overhaul
Jul 14, 2017
Messages released by President’s son depict the junior Mr. Trump as an eager consumer of Russian information damaging to Ms. Clinton
Jul 11, 2017
Republicans are running into formidable opposition, even from their own constituents, as window to reach agreement ends this month
Jul 10, 2017
For U.S. President Trump, the first in-person meeting during the Group of 20 summit involved walking a fine line
Jul 07, 2017
The President has alluded to violence in retaliation for coverage of his administration
Jul 05, 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.