Mac McClelland

11 articles
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Why do Syrian civilians in a Turkish camp live in relative luxury?

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“It’s insanity to kill your father with a kitchen knife. It’s also insanity to close hospitals, fire therapists, and leave families to face mental illness on their own.”

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How PTSD spreads from returning soldiers to their families.

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Confronting homophobia in Uganda.

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Reporting undercover from inside the online-shipping industry.

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A reporter on how violent sex helped ease her PTSD.

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On reservations, where policing hardly exists, bruiser-for-hire vigilantes are often the first choice for justice.

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A first-person account of the author’s time spent volunteering with a group of Burmese activists in Thailand, who turn out to be not Korean but in fact Karen, members of Burma’s persecuted ethnic minority. In the course of her time there, they show her videos of their risky forays across the border, and she shows them MySpace.

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On the utter brutality of life in the tent cities, one year after the earthquake.