Paul Gregoire

Travel

Even Those Trying to Save the Ganges from Sewage Insist on Bathing in It

India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
Paul Gregoire
7.19.16
Music

Why Are People Still Dying at Music Festivals?

Some believe "drug checking" stations, which test drugs for harmful substances, set up outside festivals could help curb the deaths.
Paul Gregoire
12.15.15
Stuff

Is it Right to Lose Your License Over a Joint You Smoked Days Ago?

Australian police test for drug traces that might be days old. They're not testing if the person is fit to drive.
Paul Gregoire
12.4.15
News

What Will Happen to the Millions Displaced by Climate Change?

If your home sinks, so should your expectations of help.
Paul Gregoire
11.20.15
Stuff

Warhol Superstar and Trans Pioneer Holly Woodlawn Remains Unstoppable, Despite Cancer

Despite battling a serious illness, the Holly from Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" is in good spirits.
Paul Gregoire
11.12.15
News

We Asked an Expert What Aung San Suu Kyi’s Victory Would Mean for Myanmar

World attention is focused on Myanmar right now, as the results of the nation's first free election in 25 years are being released. And it's looking like it's going to be a landslide victory for Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the National League of...
Paul Gregoire
11.10.15
News

Proposed Tightening of Australian Asylum Seeker Laws Could Impact Thousands

"The Bill, if it becomes law, could deny protection to people fleeing war zones because the danger they face is 'generalized,' not personal."
Paul Gregoire
10.28.15
Stuff

A Drug that Reverses Opioid Overdoses Is About to Be Sold Over-the-Counter in Australia

Easier access to naloxone could lead to a sizable decrease in opioid-related deaths.
Paul Gregoire
10.16.15
Stuff

There's a Lack of LGBT Peer Support Services for Australia's Indigenous Population

Massive levels of homophobia and transphobia are blocking services to the community, especially young people.
Paul Gregoire
8.31.15
Travel

Inside Sittwe, the Point of No Return for Myanmar’s Displaced Rohingya

Visiting one of the major launch points for the estimated 25,000 ethnic Muslims that fled the country in boats between January and March this year.
Paul Gregoire
7.28.15
Stuff

Meet the Burmese Punks Feeding the Country's Homeless

Every Monday night, a group of black-clad, silver-studded punks meet under an overpass in downtown Yangon to distribute food to people living on the streets.
Paul Gregoire
7.13.15
Stuff

The NSW Police Showed Us Their Fake Ice Lab in Australia's 'Meth Belt'

On the outskirts of Sydney, the NSW Police have their very own Breaking Bad setup.
Paul Gregoire
6.16.15
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