Stories by April M. Short

April M. Short is a yoga teacher and writer who previously worked as AlterNet's drugs and health editor. She currently works part-time for AlterNet, and freelances for a number of publications nationwide. She worked as story/line-producer for Psychedelic Science 2017 — Short Form Documentary. subscribe to April M. Short's feed

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The potential for psychedelics to aid humanity's future was a major theme at Psychedelic Science 2017.

Posted on: May 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Those who do visit the state’s beaches may like what they find.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The girl's chess coach was disgusted with the “disturbing incident."

Posted on: Apr 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Opponents fear the bill could be interpreted as an invitation to mow down protesters.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. economy is so divided we now have a two-class system, often divided by race, Peter Temin argues in his new book.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The new tool red-flags stories its algorithms determine may contain misleading information.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As marijuana proves safer and more effective than opiates, several court rulings may set a new precedent.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Class-action lawsuit claims ICE played a part in breaking anti-slavery laws.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The juicing fad may not be so healthful after all.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As if on cue, he tweeted another attack Sunday.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Santorum offered no evidence to back up his claim, however.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Americans are using the long weekend to resist the president's increasingly fascist agenda.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

People continued to gather, march, chant and hold vigils in at least 40 protests nationwide.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In his latest video, Olbermann essentially invites the press to do its most basic job.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The ideals of the Human Be-In remain woven through American culture.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Ghostwriters chat with women online in order to tempt them into dates with their clients.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

North Carolina rep recommends that the Trump administration roll back campus sexual assault guidelines.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Officials have not been able to complete their search, and it is likely that the death toll will rise to 30 or more.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

You don't necessarily have to tangle with Big Pharma to feel better.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Not a whole lot, unfortunately.

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