Angry Robot

The Globalized Jitters

All the cool kids have anxiety disorders these days. I’m not claiming that this makes me one of them. Correlation, as we all know, does not imply causation, and I am reliably informed that the cool kids also understand Snapchat, wear floral jumpsuits, and know how to talk to people they fancy without pulling a face like a spaniel on acid.

Prozac Nation Is Now the United States of Xanax

On anxiety as a sociological and cultural phenomenon

The Addicts Next Door

Devastating look at a town hard hit by the opioid crisis

Every Republican who voted for this abomination must be held accountable

The Republican health-care bill is an act of monstrous cruelty. It should stain those who supported it to the end of their days.

Analysis: GOP plan to cost Obamacare enrollees $1,542 more a year

We reported above the results for individuals. For families, the Republican bill would increase costs by $2,243 if the bill were in effect today. For families with a head of household age 55 to 64, the bill would increase costs by $7,604. For families with income below 250 percent of poverty, the bill would increase costs by $6,228.

How to Avoid Being Psychologically Destroyed by Your Newsfeed

Been thinking about this a lot