Molly McCluskey

Molly McCluskey

Independent Multimedia Journalist

Journalist for @TheAtlantic, @AJEnglish, @WashingtonPost, @USNews etc. Occasional podcaster. Former EU and D.C. correspondent.

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Tomb Sweeping in California To Honor A Chinese Tradition

There’s something inherently universal about traditions in death. We pass them down, generation after generation. Attending a Ching Ming ceremony in California reminds the author of her own Irish roots.

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The Mighty Challenges Of Tiny Houses

For all the growing awareness of the possibilities and benefits of small house living, and people interested in creating and living in a tiny home of their own, surprisingly little progress has been made in ushering tiny house living into the mainstream American housing market.

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A New Home for Elephants in Zurich by Molly McCluskey — Beacon

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Estonia’s Story of Time, Set to Music and Dance

It began with a cheer and turned into a roar, and would have been at home in any World Cup stadium, Super Bowl arena, or Olympic field. Instead, it was the sound made by 30,000 choral singers as they took the stage in Tallinn....

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In America’s Farm to Fork Capital, Potential Solutions to A Global Food Crisis

In Sacramento, California, a multi-tiered approach is chipping away at food insecurity with determination and compassion, and the lessons learned there could have a far-reaching impact on how feed a global society....

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Inside the Peace Hub: Security Training in Uganda by Molly McCluskey — Beacon

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The Business of Fortunes by Molly McCluskey — Beacon

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A Motorcycle, A Cockfight, and Terrorized School Children by Molly McCluskey — Beacon

A Motorcycle, A Cockfight, and Terrorized School C...

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No One Ever Wrote a Country Song About the Overnight Train to Zagreb by Molly McCluskey — Beacon

No One Ever Wrote a Country Song About the Overnig...

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The Long Road from Dubrovnik to Sarajevo by Molly McCluskey on ...

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My Dodgy Little (Bucharest) Hotel by Molly McCluskey — Beacon

My Dodgy Little (Bucharest) Hotel by Molly McCluske...

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Interference by Molly McCluskey on Beacon

Molly McCluskey didn’t tell her clients she would be working from around the world,  but stray dogs, monkeys, spotty wifi and roosters all threaten to divulge her secret on an early-morning conference call from Indonesia....

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Molly McCluskey on Beacon

Molly uses Beacon to capture the lighter side of her travels around the world as a foreign correspondent. She’ll give you an inside look at some of the adventures and misadventures she’s faced along the way. Expect lots of laughs and some thrills to boot....

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The Stroke of Midnight by Molly McCluskey on Beacon

Just before midnight on June 30, minutes before Croatia becomes the 28th member of the European Union, Ban Jelačić Square is packed with revelers. Molly stands in the middle, waiting for the big moment....

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War & Tranquility in Savannah’s Secret Garden by Molly McCluskey on Beacon

I expected to see a fox, a small boy with leg braces and the charming rogue who shaped my impressions of what boys who never became men should be. Instead, I found marble benches warm from sunlight and a canopy covered with flowering vines....