Ferry Sank off South Korea Killing More than 300

When the passenger ferry MV Sewol sank off the coast of South Korea in 2014, over three hundred people lost their lives, most of them schoolchildren. Years later, the victims’ families and survivors are still demanding justice from national authorities.…

The Challenge of Going Off Psychiatric Drugs

Millions of Americans have taken antidepressants for many years. What happens when it’s time to stop? (Source: The New Yorker)

Revenge of the Bacteria: Why We’re Losing the War

Bacteria are rebelling. They’re turning the tide against antibiotics by outsmarting our wonder drugs. This video explores the surprising reasons. (Source: New York Times Video) Related:  Article: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy

Kid Cudi: How a Misfit from Cleveland Impacted Hip Hop

“All I wanted to do was help kids not feel alone, and stop committing suicide,” says Cudi at the end of this new short documentary from filmmaker Jake Zeeman. From Zeeman: “Over the past decade, Kid Cudi has changed the…

The Atomic Soldiers

This week’s Op-Doc is “The Atomic Soldiers”. Morgan Knibbe’s haunting oral history of the United States’ nuclear weapons testing program in the 1950s and ‘60s. As many as 400,000 American servicemen took part in those tests — experiencing nuclear blasts…

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