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High Wire

The Deadly Worst Case Scenario for America's Xanax Obsession

Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
Maia Szalavitz
3 days ago
russia

I Went to the Opening of a KGB Spy Museum and It Was Kind of Awesome

I, for one, welcome our new ex-Soviet overlords.
Alex Norcia
1.21.19
High Wire

All the Things the New Anti-Weed Crusade Gets Horribly Wrong

It's Reefer Madness all over again.
Maia Szalavitz
1.15.19
immigration

Here's What Would Happen if Trump Declared a National Emergency to Build a Wall

It would set off a legal battle and lead to the executive branch clawing away even more power from Congress. But Trump might get away with it.
Harry Cheadle
1.9.19
Drugs

This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation

Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Jack Dodson
1.8.19
hunting

Inside the Life-and-Death Hunts of a Mysterious Tribe of Hunter-Gatherers

Unlike the hostile reception an American missionary received from the remote Sentinelese people last year, Doug Bock Clark was brought along on spiritual whale hunts for a view inside a fading culture.
Seth Ferranti
1.6.19
americana

The Seven Wildest Scandals and Scams of 2018 That Don't Involve Trump

They exist, and they are kind of spectacular.
Matt Taylor
12.27.18
Views My Own

Somehow, the Catholic Church Is Still Getting Worse

The latest horrific revelations of sexual abuse unpunished show, yet again, that the Church's first tactic is to make excuses and hide.
Alex Norcia
12.21.18
Weed

Legalizing Weed In the US Has Become a Race Between Lame Dads

New York and New Jersey are jockeying to see who might get it done first – a year after one of their governors called pot a "gateway drug."
Alex Norcia
12.20.18
Late Capitalism

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

"I can't even imagine what could come out next that would even make me change my shopping."
Arielle Dollinger
12.19.18
true crime

We Asked Inmates How Michael Cohen Will Get Treated in Prison

"The guy is one of the most well-known snitches in America right now. And I don't care what prison he goes to – he's hit!"
Seth Ferranti
12.17.18
true crime

A Dirty Ex-Cop-Turned-Gun Dealer Fueled Brutal Violence on the Mexico Border

A gun-trafficking case involving ex-law enforcement exposed the lie at the heart of Trump's race-baiting over the migrant caravan.
Francisco Alvarado
12.13.18
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