Js Rafaeli

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Heroin for Trauma and Psychedelics for PTSD: Meeting 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
11.8.16
Stuff

The Attacks That Never Happened: Inside the UK's Foiled Terror Plots

We spoke to British security services about what goes into stopping planned extremist actions.
JS Rafaeli
11.4.16
Stuff

Why 2016 Is Actually the Best Time in All of History to Be Alive

That's not an opinion; it's fact.
JS Rafaeli
9.1.16
Stuff

'Hand Jobs' and Internet Creeps: The Strange World of the Professional Hand Model

Brooke Colman has appeared in some of the most expensive, visible adverts in the world, and doubled for Julia Roberts and Ant and Dec, but you'll have never seen her face.
JS Rafaeli
7.21.16
Stuff

How Your Low-Key Cocaine Habit Actually Affects Your Body

Do you and your friends put the call in every – or every other – weekend? This is what happens every time you do.
JS Rafaeli
6.3.16
Stuff

"There Was More Duty Sex" – How Moving in Together Can Change Your Sex Life

We spoke to a load of people about how moving in with a boyfriend or girlfriend affected the way they boned
JS Rafaeli
3.16.16
Stuff

We Watched Queer Shamans Curse the Property Developers Killing London's Gay Saunas

Chariots sauna in east London is being turned into a luxury hotel, and these radical queer witch doctors are pissed.
JS Rafaeli; Photos: Demola Oyenini
2.20.16
Stuff

We Went to Last Night's Property Developer Awards, a Circle-Jerk for the Gentrification Sharks Ruining London

The men and women fucking over the capital thought it would be a good idea to all get in one room and pat each other on the back.
JS Rafaeli, Photos: Chris Bethell
4.22.15
Stuff

How Terror Tactics Are Evolving to Thwart State Surveillance

The 'Charlie Hebdo' attacks highlight the futility of spying on literally everyone in the hope of hearing something about a bomb.
JS Rafaeli
1.12.15
News

Fabric Is Staying Open, but Now Has to Follow a Bunch of Self-Defeating Rules

To keep its licence, the venue agreed to bump up security to avoid drug-related casualties inside the club. Only, all that means is that people will just take all their drugs before they get in, which is is surely far more dangerous.
JS Rafaeli
12.19.14
Stuff

Last Night's 'Black Mirror' Summed Up the Endless Torture of Mandatory Fun

It's like a Samuel Beckett play for the Facebook generation, or a Radiohead song with better jokes.
JS Rafaeli
12.17.14
Music

Bobby Keys Was History's Hardest Partying Saxophonist

I spoke to Joe Ely, a friend of the late Rolling Stones horn player, about their time in West Texas's honky-tonks and bordellos.
JS Rafaeli
12.10.14
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