Matthew Shaer

7 articles
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The Orthodox Hit Squad

One rabbi’s tactics against husbands who refuse to divorce their wives.

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Sun and Shadows

How the island paradise of Seychelles became a magnet for money launderers and tax dodgers.

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Why Abercrombie Is Losing Its Shirt

The rise and fall of a teen fashion empire.

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On the Ground With Syria's News Smugglers

How citizen journalists are covering the war.

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Life, Death, and Free Culture in the Mission

On Ilya Zhitomirskiy, an idealistic young developer who committed suicide 18 months after founding Diaspora, his well-publicized, open-source alternative to Facebook.

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A Monster Among the 'Frum'

On the murder of a young Hasidic boy in Brooklyn.