JS Rafaeli

Drugs

How the US Stopped a Possible Solution to the Heroin Epidemic

Before America's War on Drugs, the "British System" was successful in keeping addiction rates low and drug-associated crime nonexistent.
JS Rafaeli
10.4.18
Drugs

How America Convinced the World to Demonize Drugs

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
8.13.18
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
7.4.18
Weed

The Future of Legal Weed Looks More Corporate Than You'd Think

The green economy is about to boom.
JS Rafaeli
10.30.17
Drugs

The Pop-Up Museum Exhibit at the Front Line of the War on Drugs

We spoke to the executive producer of the Museum of Drug Policy.
JS Rafaeli
10.25.17
Dating

A Therapist, a Lawyer, and a Sex Worker Explain What Actually Counts as Cheating

We also spoke to a philosopher and some polyamorous people for good measure.
JS Rafaeli
4.3.17
Drugs

The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust

In 2010, it was the UK's fourth favorite substance; nowadays, it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
JS Rafaeli
1.17.17
politics

Is It Possible to Cure Prejudice and Racism?

We spoke to a researcher who found a very simple method when it comes to battling discrimination.
JS Rafaeli
1.3.17
Stuff

What It's Like to 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

How the British Government Foils 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
9.2.16
Stuff

What It's Like Being a 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've never seen her face.
JS Rafaeli
7.21.16
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