Sirin Kale

Associate Editor

Features

Honey Dijon Is Not Here for All You Bros

"It can’t all just be: let’s do some pills and get some gak and go to a party and try and shag girls."
Sirin Kale
7.18.17
Broadly DK

The Life-Threatening Horrors of Pregnancy in Yemen

In a country that is being slowly starved and bombed to death, pregnant women and children are among those suffering worst.
Sirin Kale
4.5.17
Broadly DK

Professional Witches Explain How to Use Magic to Make Money

As capitalism crumbles, why not turn to witchcraft for a little cash?
Sirin Kale
4.4.17
Broadly DK

When You Go to Prison for Crimes Your Abusive Boyfriend Made You Commit

When you're in an abusive relationship, it's hard to know right from wrong. This can leave women vulnerable to risky and even criminal behavior.
Sirin Kale
3.23.17
Broadly DK

Am I Going to Die Alone? I Asked a Bunch of Psychics to Find Out

"I'm actually more concerned about your hair. I'm tuning into your hair a lot. It's more of a concern than your love life."
Sirin Kale
2.14.17
Broadly

Man Convicted of Rape After Removing Condom During Sex Without Consent

In a landmark decision, a Swiss court has convicted a man who took off his condom without his partner's permission. Legal experts weigh in.
Sirin Kale
1.12.17
Music

Music Critic Ben Ratliff Explains Why Genres Are Bullshit

We talk about the ways genres—and Spotify—are restricting our enjoyment of music.
Sirin Kale
2.25.16
News

Blackmail, Threats, and Fear: Young Tories Discuss the UK Conservative Party Bullying Scandal

After a young Conservative Party member killed himself in September, the spotlight has been thrown on a poisonous culture in the party's youth wing.
Sirin Kale
12.17.15
News

United Nations Officials Are Worried that the UN's Drug Policy Is Leading to Executions

We spoke to the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health about his concerns for the basic rights of people caught up in the drugs trade.
Sirin Kale
12.16.15
News

Finland Plans to Give All Its Citizens $875 a Month, Should Other Countries Follow Suit?

We spoke to the economics expert advising the Finnish government on their plans to give every citizen a basic income.
Sirin Kale
12.8.15
News

We Asked an Expert What Britain's Bombing of Syria Will Actually Achieve

Though the UK's decision to launch airstrikes in Syria was hotly debated and met with protests, it's a largely symbolic move.
Sirin Kale
12.3.15
Stuff

A Look Back at the Tabloid Panic Over Britain's 24-Hour Booze Laws

A decade ago, the UK's pubs and clubs were given the go-ahead to serve alcohol around the clock. Did this result in "unbridled hedonism," as the "Daily Mail" claimed?
Sirin Kale
11.25.15
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