Joanna is a New York-based writer and performer. Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The Huffington Post, and, among others, and her body has performed at UCB, Standup NY and the Secret Theater, among others. She is currently a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow in Science and Health Journalism at Columbia University and holds degrees in Literary Studies and French from Middlebury College. She loves her cat like a son.

New Hampshire Fails To Ban Death Penalty By 1 Vote

On Thursday, New Hampshire’s Republican-controlled Senate voted 12-12 on a measure that would repeal the New Hampshire death penalty — in other words, leaving the practice intact by one vote. The measure came after the Democratic House voted in…
By Joanna Rothkopf