Category: General Interest

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George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery deaths: Racism causes life-threatening conditions for black men every day

The life-and-death effects of racism in the U.S. go far beyond police shootings, and while racism harms many groups of people, black men are paying the highest cost.

Why cellphone videos of black people’s deaths should be considered sacred, like lynching photographs

Cellphone videos of vigilante violence and fatal police encounters should be viewed like lynching photographs – with solemn reserve and careful circulation, and not as casually as we do now.

Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories and Reopen Protests as Death Denial

Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories and Reopen Protests as Death Denial

Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories and Reopen Protests as Death Denial. People defy government shelter-in-place orders and pandemic-related hygiene practices in response to the terror posed by the risk of death.

Death Positive Video Games

Death Positive Video Games

There are a growing number of death positive video games that use death as the driving force. Level up, stop camping, and read our list.

10 Death Positive TV Series to Stream Now

These shows, and others like them, showcase the wildly divergent ways we avoid, wrestle, and eventually confront our fear and pain in death and dying—just like real people.

Funeral Traditions from Ireland: How the Irish Embrace Death

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Today is the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick. We celebrate his Feast Day, which loosely translates to people drinking (too much) green beer and wearing green clothing, pretending to be stereotypically Irish. We have briefly written about Irish death rituals in the past. But today we wanted to dig

A Deeper Dive into Death retreat

A Deeper Dive Into Death Retreat

A review of A Deeper Dive into Death, an end-of-life retreat and death doula workshop hosted by Death Doula LA.

Green Burial Updates

Green Burial Updates 2020

Just like your grandmother’s perennials in early spring, the term Green Burial is popping up a lot more lately. Here are some important Green Burial updates for 2020.