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What I’ve Kinda, Sorta Learned Moderating Reddit’s Safe Space for Shorties

By all appearances, r/short, Reddit’s community for short people, is an overwhelmingly positive and motivational subreddit. It’s brimming with posts about finding love, overcoming adversity,…

Why Finding a Therapist Without Insurance Is a Kafkaesque Nightmare

When I quit my job, I expected to leave my problems at the office. Instead, I was more anxious than ever before. As an uninsured…

How a Former Cocaine Smuggler Became One of the Country’s Most Sought-After Voices in Prison Reform

“In 1985, I was indicted on smuggling charges. I ended up spending 14 years in a federal prison,” says 69-year-old Fleet Maull. “That became my…

The Guy Making ASMR Out of Military Rations Is a Respite From Uncertain War

My dad’s first encounters with American food came in the form of a forest-green can, stamped in English that he barely knew how to read….