Amanda Palleschi

Amanda Palleschi is a writer based in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared in the National Journal, Government Executive and USA Today.

  • Thank You, Ashley Wagner: Skating Needs More Outspoken Women
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    Thank You, Ashley Wagner: Skating Needs More Outspoken Women

    Critics say her unfiltered comments and facial expressions are bad for the sport. As a former figure skater, I say she's simply being human—just like plenty of other athletes in her discipline.

  • Teletherapy, Tumblr'd

    Los Angeles therapist John Kim broke many of traditional psychotherapy rules when he built his entire practice through his popular tumblr blog. This week, the American Psychological Association will decide whether he’ll have to start following some of them.

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What LBJ Really Said About Selma

"It's going to go from bad to worse."

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Does This Child Need Marijuana?

Inside a family's fight to use marijuana oils to treat epilepsy

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A Miniature 1950s Utopia

A reclusive artist built this idealized suburb to grapple with his painful childhood memories.

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Why Principals Matter

Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her school. Then the Internet heard her story.

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