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A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
On September 18, Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech in Parliament about the recent xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg mentioned one act of hope: how a...
The case for not punishing drug users
The case for not punishing drug users
Strange, isn’t it, that none of us, when asked what we wanted to be when we were grown-up, answered “homeless, unemployed, alienated from...
Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland
Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland
Gary Kelly and Bruce Munro, reforming drug users from Glasgow, count themselves lucky.
Prescription drug poses new threat to youths
Prescription drug poses new threat to youths
Nozipho*, a confident grade 12 learner, is keen to talk about drugs. Her brother committed suicide after becoming hooked on whoonga (low-grade...
Sun over beach? Better behave, says Cape
Sun over beach? Better behave, says Cape
A proposed City of Cape Town beach by-law has tongues wagging in the Mother City.
Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision
Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision
A judge in Mexico City has ruled in favor of two people requesting permission to use cocaine recreationally, marking the "first ruling of its...
Strangers are blamed for our burdens
Strangers are blamed for our burdens
In times of economic crisis, the flourishing of fear and ignorance always seems to coincide with the death of common sense and compassion. As...
Ganglands heroes don’t wear capes
Ganglands heroes don’t wear capes
They don’t have the superpowers of the state, police or military. They don’t have access to networks and resources such as well-established...
Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK's May under way
Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK's May under way
The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain's next leader formally got under way on Monday, with frontrunner Boris Johnson facing criticism from...
Germany reopens painful debate on assisted suicide
Germany reopens painful debate on assisted suicide
Germany's highest court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by terminally ill patients and doctors against a law banning professional assisted...
Drugs are not the problem
Drugs are not the problem
To inject heroin requires you bend a common kitchen teaspoon to the extent that its handle resembles a soft-cornered square. I saw a picture taken...
Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' convicted by New York jury
Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' convicted by New York jury
Mexican mobster Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was convicted on Tuesday of crimes spanning a quarter-century in a trial that laid bare his lavish...

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