White people, mostly.

The board of directors of Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies oversees more than $7 billion in assets


Drug trips, under controlled conditions, break down the barriers between people and bring users closer to nature

Photo: jhillphotography/Getty Images


A clinical trial using MDMA-assisted therapy to treat veterans with PTSD is coming to a veterans hospital in the Bronx

The original Bronx veterans hospital


Leading tobacco scientists call for a more balanced approach to e-cigarettes. It’s a matter of social justice, they say.

“Vaping vs. Smoking” by Vaping360 is licensed under CC BY 2.0


We need to learn more, not less, about e-cigarettes.

“Woman Vaping on Electronic Cigarette” by Vaping360 is licensed under CC BY 2.0


How a longtime crusader against the tobacco industry became its unwitting ally


Advocacy groups and their political allies want to ban flavored e-cigarettes. There are better options.


Industry-sponsored research can contribute to scientific knowledge. Conflicts of interest are everywhere.

Juul produces research, as well as e-cigarettes


It could help people suffering from trauma, people who drink too much, couples in therapy and, importantly, the rest of us.


Animal-rights nonprofit Animal Outlook wants the authorities to investigate aquaculture giant Atlantic Sapphire

It’s pretty on the plate. Not so much at the Bluehouse. Photo: Atlantic Sapphire

Marc Gunther

Reporting on philanthropy, psychedelics, animal welfare, global poverty, etc. Ex-Fortune. Baseball fan. Runner. Seen in Gen, Marker, Elemental, OneZero.

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