JS Rafaeli

drug features

Africa Is Going Through an Opioid Crisis, But It's Not What You Think

Labourers are taking counterfeit pills in order to work longer hours.
JS Rafaeli
8.12.19
Drugs

The Obvious Problem with Using Children as Drug Gang Informants

This week, the Home Office fought a children's charity in court to defend police use of child spies in infiltrating county lines gangs – and won.
JS Rafaeli
7.15.19
Gay Pride

These Are the Radical Roots of British Gay Pride

The activists who started UK Pride are demanding a return to its revolutionary roots.
JS Rafaeli
7.8.19
Drugs

The War on Drugs Is Inseparable from US Imperialism

Much of the world used to treat drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one. And then America got its way.
JS Rafaeli
8.13.18
Weed

I’ve Seen the Future of Legal Weed, and It's Cool But Weird

The green economy is about to boom.
JS Rafaeli
11.1.17
Drugs

Art from the Frontline of the War on Drugs

We spoke to the executive producer of the Museum of Drug Policy.
JS Rafaeli
10.26.17
Weird Court Cases

I'm a Human Man Being Sued By a Monkey

Photographer David Slater is locked in a weird and complicated copyright battle involving Wikipedia, PETA and a macaque named Naruto.
JS Rafaeli
7.31.17
Weed Week

Hold On, Can Smoking Weed Actually Make You Gay?

Exploring the effect cannabis can supposedly have on sexuality.
JS Rafaeli
4.19.17
Dating

A Therapist, Lawyer, and Sex Worker Explain What Actually Counts as Cheating

We also spoke to a philosopher and some polyamorous people for good measure.
JS Rafaeli
4.3.17
Drugs

The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust

In 2010 it was the UK's fourth favourite substance; nowadays it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
JS Rafaeli
1.18.17
Politics

Is It Possible to Cure Prejudice and Racism?

We spoke to a researcher who found a very simple method when it comes to battling discrimination.
JS Rafaeli
1.3.17
Stuff

Heroin, Psychedelics, and PTSD: The People Who Self-Medicate with Illegal Drugs

According to a number of studies, around two-thirds of problematic drug users report childhood physical or sexual abuse. These figures need to be taken seriously.
JS Rafaeli
11.9.16
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