JS Rafaeli


I Give Out Illegal Cannabis Oil for Free

"It's pretty much the opposite of the usual drug dealer model. This isn't about making money, it's purely about helping people in need."
JS Rafaeli
Manifestos Explained

Drugs: What Are the Tories, Labour and Lib Dems Promising?

Want to know which party wants to reform our outdated drug laws? Read on.
JS Rafaeli

Non-Binary People Tell Us Why They Need Legal Recognition

It’s not just about which toilet you use.
JS Rafaeli
county lines

'County Lines' Is About More Than Just Drugs

We spoke to director Henry Blake about his new film on the "going country" phenomenon.
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

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
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

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.
JS Rafaeli

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.
JS Rafaeli
generation rent

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.
JS Rafaeli

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
medical cannabis

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.
Charlotte Caldwell