Versha Sharma

Versha Sharma is a reporter at Vocativ covering beats from US politics to gay rights in Russia. Previously she wrote about the 2012 presidential election for MSNBC's Lean Forward and was an associate publisher at Talking Points Memo.
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GUNS
The Bundy Ranch Standoff Was Scripted
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy made headlines in April when he stood up to what he claimed was an oppressive federal government. Bundy, a 60-something rancher,
Posted: 07/14/14 16:17 EST
FUN
The Top 5 New Harry Potter Fanfic Subplots
It has been seven years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—the seventh and final HP book—was published, but author and general goddess J.K. Rowling
Posted: 07/09/14 14:13 EST
UKRAINE
Mike Tyson Weighs In On Ukraine
Vladimir Putin may have Steven Seagal on his side, but the good people of Ukraine now have Mike "Face Tattoo" Tyson. The retired boxer was
Posted: 07/08/14 14:05 EST
UKRAINE
The Great Wall of Ukraine?
The Great Wall of China. The Berlin Wall. The Green Line wall between Israel and the West Bank. Could a 1,200-mile-long wall of steel between Ukraine and
Posted: 06/17/14 09:07 EST
IRAQ
Terrorists Seize U.S. Weapons in Iraq
Foreign policy observers are calling it Iraq War III: Radical Sunni insurgents fighting under the umbrella of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
Posted: 06/16/14 09:23 EST
RACE

A Visit to Eric Garner's Grave: Unmarked, Untended & Totally Neglected

Mike Spies
DRUGS

Government's War on Online Drugs Targets Wrong Sites, Helps Dealers

Eric Markowitz
US POLITICS

A Journey Through the 6 Most Bizarre Political Moments of 2014

Mike Spies
EGYPT

My 10 Hours of Beatings, Interrogations and Fear in a Cairo Jail

Conor Sheils
FUN

Q&A With the Mom Who Called C-SPAN to Tell Sons to Stop Arguing on TV

Luke Malone
RUSSIA

With the Ruble Tanking, Russia Reinvents the Soviet Breadline

Vladi Vovchuk
HACKING

This Guy Just Ensured That the Hacked Sony Files Will Live On Forever

Eric Markowitz
RUSSIA

Russian Inflation Is So Bad, Some Businesses Abandoning Rubles

Sarah Kaufman