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Constant harassment from law enforcement is always infuriating, but it can also have profound physical and psychological effects. This is what Jasmine Gibson experienced while doing legal support during the NYPD’s witch-hunt of militants and radicals last winter.
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Heather doesn’t identify as schizophrenic, although her medical records do classify her that way. After years of struggling with multiple realities, she has figured out some ways to let them and her co-exist, and it has worked much better than when she was locked up in a hospital.
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Longtime anti-prison organizer Neal Shirley launches his new column. Every month you can get the scoop on prison riots and more stories of resilience from behind bars.
After the passage of the Affordable Care Act, tens of thousands of people suddenly had access to health insurance. Here’s how it affected my job.
Three tough women make an appearance for our May Cameos. Get to know Raven Rakia, Jasmine Gibson, Sasha Geffen.
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Marco DaSilva recounts his path from mental health crisis to healing.
If your job is making you miserable, it’s probably time to quit. But how are you then going to afford all the addictions and recreations keeping you alive? Follow Myriah Florence’s tips for how to indulge in your obsessions on the cheap.
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Stimulants, anti-anxiety meds, SSRIs, oh my! Rachel Allen recounts a day of her body on various drugs.
Baltimore based rapper Lor Chris flips the bird at the cops for Freddie Gray in his new music video.
Let’s move past the sad girl trope. Let’s become less averse to discomfort. Let’s become more resilient.
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