the earthwise issue

Tao Lin Wants to Take You on a Trip

Tao Lin’s novel Taipei was the defining chronicle of nihilstic youth in the 2010s. After a five year gap his new book, Trip, is an exploration of psychedelic drugs, their benefits and his quest to feel less depressed.
Felix Petty
21 hours ago

This Company Will Pay You $50 an Hour to Smoke Weed

Get your resume together. This is not a drill.
Manisha Krishnan
a day ago

Bricks of Pure Cocaine Keep Washing Up on the Beach in Fiji

More than 100 packages have appeared throughout the Fijian islands in the past three months.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Australia Today

The Australian Government Thinks Amyl Is as Bad as Heroin

Poppers are set to become a Schedule 9 Prohibited Substance from early 2019.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago

All the Ways I Failed at Rehab, and What Finally Worked

Relapse is part of recovery, and did I ever learn that the hard way.
Emily J. Sullivan
4 days ago

The Doctor Treating Heroin Addiction With Heroin

Dr. Christian Plattner wants to encourage more medical specialists to use diamorphine to treat severe addictions.
Lidia Polito
5 days ago
High Wire

Big Pharma's Opioid Greed Was Even Worse Than We Thought

"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
Maia Szalavitz

The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals

A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
Gwen van der Zwan

The Story Of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine

It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.
Kitty Gray

A Boat Full of Cocaine Is Missing Near Australia, Waiting to Be Found

The vessel was abandoned by drug-smuggling pirates with more than $50 million worth of coke on board.
Gavin Butler

Adelaide Is a Paradise

A grand ode to being young and gacked in the Himeji Gardens.
Angela Skujins
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

The Abortion I Had While Trying to Stay Clean

“I wanted a child, but logic told me I must terminate. What if I could not stay off drugs?”
Hannah Brooks