conflict

relationships

This Is When I Realized I Had to Cut Ties With My Mother

The "last-straw incident" describes the moment of clarity people have when they know a relationship needs to end.
Harriet Brown
12.11.18
Military Service

People from the Middle East Tell Us All the Weird Ways They Avoided the Draft

"I spent months gorging on as much fast food as possible. I added mayo to everything I ate, and even had it on its own as a snack between meals."
Badar Salem
11.6.18
Internet

Social Media Is a Weapon of War. How We Use It Is Up to Us

"'Win' the internet, [and] you can win silly feuds, elections, and deadly serious battles."
David Axe
9.4.18
Photos

Inside the brutal fight that’s left the Central African Republic in chaos

"They say we have to win the fighting and kill a lot of enemies," said one rebel fighter recruited as a 10-year-old. "Whoever refuses to fight is killed."
Ben Anderson
6.11.18
africa

An ethnic cleansing campaign may be underway in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a VICE News investigation reveals

“This may be genocide."
Nick Turse
3.12.18
Rise Up

Stories of Real-Life Heroes, Not Politics, Empower This Advocacy Group

How 'I Am Your Protector' brings together traditional enemies for peace and a better world through achieving common ground.
Helaina Hovitz
2.8.18
Voices

Sexual Violence Against Women Should Not Be Used as a Weapon of War

Meet the doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo trying to save the country's most targeted community.
Alice Rowsome
1.26.18
mental health

How to Argue Online Without Losing Your Shit

Anger and electronics are both stimulants.
Philip Eil
1.12.18
Comics!

'The Four Types of Conflict,' Today's Comic by Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman explores the four main obstacles mankind is up against.
Michael Kupperman
12.26.17
mental health

Apologizing All the Time Could Be a Sign of Anxiety

The urge is often involuntary—and has little to do with actual remorse.
Troy Farah
11.14.17
Twitter Rattling

Trump’s North Korea Tweets Aren’t a 'Declaration of War'

Remember: Technically, the president doesn't have the power, on social media or otherwise, to formally declare war.
David Axe
9.26.17
COLLEGE

This College Course Teaches Students About War and Peace Through Food

Field trips to restaurants that serve food from other nations shows that breaking bread is about more than just, well, bread.
Matthew Kruchak
9.15.17
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