Cole Kazdin

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
climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin
11.19.18
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? 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
suicide

Do Suicide Hotlines Work?

Just because calls increase doesn’t necessarily mean suicide rates decrease.
Cole Kazdin
6.13.18
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
sexual assault

Kobe Bryant Predicted to Win an Oscar, Despite Past Rape Accusation

Over 16,000 people have signed a petition asking for Bryant’s nomination for Best Animated Short to be removed due to an alleged sexual assault in 2003.
Cole Kazdin
3.2.18
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