Elizabeth Nicholas

Black Women Making History

Black Lives Matter Cofounder Patrisse Khan-Cullors Is Only Getting Started

We talked to the activist about her new memoir, #MeToo, and the importance of self-care when you're pushing for major change.
Elizabeth Nicholas
2.1.18
politics

These Psychiatrists Want to Test the President's Mental Health

"Mr. Trump's patterns of pathology have become so consistent and difficult to conceal that it is likely that he is highly impaired."
Elizabeth Nicholas
10.12.17
News

Crisis Hotlines Are Being Flooded with Post-Election Calls

The Crisis Text Line recorded double the number of normal incoming texts in the 24 hours surrounding election night.
Elizabeth Nicholas
11.10.16
Stuff

How Our Reliance on Technology Is Making Us Easier to Scam

It's not just the gullible or greedy who are easily swindled.
Elizabeth Nicholas
1.5.16
Stuff

The Living Nightmare of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder—the result of sustained abuse over time—is difficult to diagnose, making it harder for those who suffer from it to move on.
Elizabeth Nicholas
12.17.15
Stuff

Rosemary Kennedy and the Legacy of Mental Illness

In 1941, a lobotomy left Rosemary Kennedy permanently incapacitated. Two new books this month explore what has and hasn't changed about the way we treat mental illness more than 70 years later.
Elizabeth Nicholas
10.5.15
Stuff

Can We Just Laugh Off ISIS?

Some critics are claiming that the recent spate of ISIS-mockery in the West and Arab world may not only be insulting to those whose lives ISIS has upended, but may actually help the group.
Elizabeth Nicholas
7.25.15
Stuff

A (Silicon) Valley Grows in Algeria

Young entrepreneurs are hoping to break Algeria's tenuous dependence on oil by starting new businesses and expanding the Algerian marketplace.
Elizabeth Nicholas
7.11.15
Stuff

What's It Like to Have a Dictator for Your Dad?

At least your dad never threatened to feed you to the crocodiles.
Elizabeth Nicholas
6.21.15
Stuff

Author Cara Hoffman Talks about the War on Terror and the War Women Face at Home

Hoffman's novel, Be Safe, I Love You, follows a female veteran home.
Elizabeth Nicholas
4.19.15
Stuff

Psychological Care for Refugees Could Help Prevent Extremism

With limited resources, donors and relief agencies often bypass funding psychological counseling for more obvious essentials like food and shelter. But it could be a key component in the lasting recovery for the world's refugees.
Elizabeth Nicholas
4.4.15
Stuff

A Former Combat Advisor Is Exploring the War on Terror through the Eyes of a Young Afghani

Elliot Ackerman's debut novel, Green on Blue, takes its title from an expression for military fratricide.
Elizabeth Nicholas
2.22.15