First site will operate beside a two-booth mobile unit will offer a medically supervised space and sterile equipment for people who use drugs intravenouslyMontreal has launched the first mobile supervised injection clinic in North America, as part of a package of services aimed at fighting back against an opioid crisis
Donald Trump. North Korea. Hurricanes. Neoliberalism. Is there any hope of a better world? Yes, but we have to come together to tell a new, kinder story explaining who we are, and how we should liveIs it reasonable to hope for a better world? Study the cruelty and indifference of
The critics had their say, now its time for readers to pick their books of the year from diaries to dictionaries and emperors to existentialistsRedeemable by Erwin James (Bloomsbury Circus) Of the many books that have engaged me this year, three stand out: James shows in a brutally honest memoir
Whats the difference between a Nazi and a white supremacist, antifa and alt-left? Steven Poole deconstructs the new political discourseThe left-right spectrum of political speech is getting increasingly crowded. The rise of Donald Trump has popularised the term alt-right, which sounds more indie and cool than far right. Meanwhile, those
An ethically carnivorous life is possible so long as we ensure the animals we consume have lived and died without unnecessary sufferingThe western obsession with rights makes it difficult to see their limitations. We speak about rights as if they were the only moral value with meaning, ignoring other important
The original self-help manual on American life with its influence stretching from the Great Depression to Donald Trump has a lot to answer forThe selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who once observed
In fear of what the new presidency will mean for reproductive rights, women in the US are racing to secure IUDsOn Wednesday morning, gynecologist Deborah Ottenheimer went to work determined not to talk about the election. I never do that, she says. You just never know where people are at.
American society is dominated by an elite 20% that ruthlessly protects its own interestsWhen I was growing up, my mother would sometimes threaten my brother and me with electrocution. Well, thats not quite right. In fact, the threat was of lessons in elocution, but we wittily, we thought renamed them.
A recent study says that if you really want to achieve your dreams, dont worry about a safety net. Fine advice for those for whom failure wouldnt spell disasterTo Plan B or not to Plan B, that is the question. Science finally has the answer and, apparently, its No, absolutely