Media + Culture

    Popular Advocate Forced to Close Her Small-Town Vape Shop

    For the past couple of years, Skip Murray has updated a Twitter thread every ...

    The Ways We “Monsterize” Drug Use, Pain and People

    [This article is an adapted excerpt from On Opium: Pain, Pleasure, and Other Matters ...

    A Court Rejected the Disease Theory of Opioid Addiction. Will We Listen?

    The idea that opioid painkillers are inevitably addictive was put on trial and refuted. ...

    Let’s Examine the Astroworld Syringe-Wielding Assailant Rumor

    On November 5, at the Astroworld festival in Houston, at least eight people were ...

    Seattle Times Slightly Obsessed With Abolitionist City Attorney Candidate

    Nicole Thomas-Kennedy, a Seattle candidate for city attorney and self-identified prison and police abolitionist, ...

    The Annual “Halloween Candy or Edibles” Lie: Special COVID Edition

    Because it is October, attorneys general across the country are participating in the annual ...

    Rx Drug Take Back Days Are Unhelpful at Best, Harmful at Worst

    The Drug Enforcement Administration really, really wants you to give them your leftover prescription ...

    Nan Goldin Isn’t Focused on the Sacklers Anymore

    On March 10, 2018, photographer and activist Nan Goldin led dozens of protestors to ...