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news December 02, 2017
The rival bonfire societies of Lewes, East Sussex, vie to deliver the biggest spectacle of fireworks, costumed processions and burning effigies, in a working-class festival of rebellion.
news January 28, 2017
Drug research and lived experience
Few researchers working with prohibited drugs such as heroin and psychedelics admit ‘inside knowledge’ of their use, but some argue that the culture of non-disclosure is irresponsible.
news October 14, 2017
Russell Brand’s AA reform plan
Is comedian and author Russell Brand’s repackaging of Alcoholics Anonymous for the masses just entertaining his messiah complex? Or is he truly aiming to be a global ‘mentor’?
news November 19, 2016
The neglected world of comorbid disorders
Anorexic and abusing ice, Katelyn was let down by a health system unequipped to meet the challenges of comorbid disorders.
news August 08, 2015
Writer and editor Jessica Hopper on rock’s gender trap
Pitchfork editor Jessica Hopper talks to Jenny Valentish about perceptions that ‘girl’ is a genre and women aren’t great critics.
news August 01, 2015
Breaking the cycle of addiction
The trouble with beating addiction is that it isn’t confined to one substance or activity.