Philip Eil is a freelance journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island. He is the former news editor of the alt-weekly, the Providence Phoenix. And since that paper closed in 2014, he has contributed to The Atlantic, Menâ€™s Health, VICE, The Boston Globe, Literary Hub, and Columbia Journalism Review, among other outlets.
Latest articles by Philip Eil
America's untenable happiness imperative
opinion How COVID-19 exposed our culture's relentless pressure to be positive
Get ready for the Trump revisionism
opinion One final challenge for the media
By Philip Eil Publishedopinion
Who's really at fault for campus coronavirus outbreaks?
opinion Don't blame students for the failed leadership of adults
By Philip Eil Last updatedopinion
The book that changed the way we talk about depression
feature The enduring power and comfort of William Styron's Darkness Visible, 30 years later
By Philip Eil Publishedfeature