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.
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These Are the Radical Roots of British Gay Pride
The activists who started UK Pride are demanding a return to its revolutionary roots.
How the Drug War Eats the Poor
According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
When Boots Prescribed Heroin, the UK Did Drug Policy Right
Until the US got involved, the "British System" was successful in keeping addiction rates low and drug-associated crime nonexistent.
Renters Unions Will Help You Fight Your Scumbag Landlord
In the midst of a housing crisis in which landlords have all the power, these groups are helping tenants square up.
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.
I Had to Fight the British Government to Get Medical Cannabis for My Son
Charlotte Caldwell tells the story of how she took on the Home Office to save her son's life.
What Nigel Farage's 'Soul Baring' Daily Mail Interview Tells Us About Happiness
Farage is living in a nightmare of his own creation.
I’ve Seen the Future of Legal Weed, and It's Cool But Weird
The green economy is about to boom.
Art from the Frontline of the War on Drugs
We spoke to the executive producer of the Museum of Drug Policy.
Don’t Believe the Hype: The New Drugs Strategy Ignores the LGBT Community
There's a mention of chemsex, but critics say it's not nearly enough.
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.