Cole Kazdin

Celebrity

Why Is Failed Professional Liar Sean Spicer on 'Dancing with the Stars'?

Re-framing dangerously incompetent political figures as “fun” is careless and deeply troubling.
Cole Kazdin
8.21.19
Weed

How the 1 Percent Gets High

Wealthy stoners are skipping $750 bongs in favor of cannabis consultants and heirloom weed.
Cole Kazdin
5.31.19
guatemala

Guatemala's 'Slow-Motion Coup' Is Causing Migrants to Flee to the US

The real crisis Trump should focus on, experts say, is hundreds of miles south of the US-Mexico border.
Cole Kazdin
1.31.19
climate change

The Terrifying Future of California Wildfires: 'It's Going to Get Worse'

After a year of record-breaking fires, the state is bracing for what comes next.
Cole Kazdin
12.12.18
self-defense

What It's Like to Be a Man Paid to Pretend to Attack Women

“You have to learn how to say some pretty nasty stuff,” says one of the male instructors at an “adrenal stress training” course.
Cole Kazdin
12.6.18
Drugs

For $1,000, These 'Sitters' Will Save You from a Bad Acid Trip

Yes, being a professional trip sitter is actually a job.
Cole Kazdin
9.25.18
mental illness

PTSD, Suicide and Despair: The Silent Perils of Being a Firefighter

The most dangerous part of the job can come when firefighters are off the clock.
Cole Kazdin
8.7.18
Cannabis

CBD Products Are Everywhere, but Is CBD Legal in the US? Not Exactly

The compound being advertised as a miracle cure for many conditions exists in a legal gray area.
Cole Kazdin
7.12.18
immigration

The Violence Central American Migrants Are Fleeing Was Stoked by the US

We're still dealing with the aftermath of atrocities committed by US allies in Central America during the Cold War.
Cole Kazdin
6.28.18
immigration

The Groups Desperately Working to Reunite Immigrant Children and Parents

As the Trump administration separates families at the border, NGOs are scrambling to help any way they can.
Cole Kazdin
6.20.18
politics

This Son of Immigrants Has Sued Trump 35 Times and Counting

California's top lawyer has been locked in legal combat against the administration. But is he too focused on Trump?
Cole Kazdin
6.4.18
immigration

Salvadorans Won't Let Trump Kick Them Out of the US Without a Fight

Trump's latest move on immigration could lead to 200,000 immigrants being deported, but they won't go quietly.
Cole Kazdin
1.11.18
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