euthanasia

3.14.19

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.

1.29.18

Can Magic Mushrooms Help Us Come To Terms With Death?

Promising research suggests psychedelic experiences could be the future of palliative care.

12.6.17

An Australian Doctor Built a Machine That Helps People Die

"After a minute and a half, you feel disoriented. In five minutes, you're gone."

11.17.16

South Australia Nearly Legalised Voluntary Euthanasia Last Night

The bill failed by one vote.

10.20.16

South Australia Might Become the First State to Legalise Euthanasia, But Not Yet

The state that first decriminlised homosexuality, and then marijuana, has postponed a conscience vote on legal euthanasia.

9.26.16

News of Zealand: Prisoners Are Being Jailed too Long and Wow, That Was a Rainy Weekend

Plus, a hairdresser, fashion designer and gang member are charged with running a cocaine ring in Auckland.

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1.25.16

A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.

12.1.15

A Letter Signed by 600 Detainees on Manus Island Pleads for Their Assisted Suicide

I asked its author what the hell is going on over there.

10.23.15

'Save the Planet, Kill Yourself': The Contentious History of the Church of Euthanasia

"Antihumanist" activist Chris Korda spent the 90s campaigning for the extinction of humanity. We asked her why she hates people so much.

9.23.15

Death Rights Behind Bars

Given 35 life terms, plus an extra 1,035 years, Martin Bryant will die in prison one way or another. But if he had his way, it would be sooner rather than later.

9.7.15

The Comedy in Dying: Talking to 'Dr. Death' About His Euthanasia Stand-Up Show

"I don't know how it rates in terms of laughs per minute."

8.21.15

Should We Stop Using the Phrase 'Assisted Suicide'?

Terms like "aid in dying" paint a better picture of end-of-life decisions, and could give people with terminal illnesses a way to work around laws.

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