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A Very Large Grain of Salt

Recently, someone posed a question via the Contact page: “You seem very skeptical of the anti-trafficking movement. What about the women who share their experiences of being trafficked? 582 more words

The Case for the Decriminalisation of Sex Work

On the 26th of May, 2016, one of the largest human rights organisations in the world released a 17-page policy draft, calling unequivocally for the decriminalisation of sex work and the protection of sex workers’ rights. 2,518 more words

Op-Eds

Kay Khan's Crazy Contrivance Against Commercial Sex

Some weeks ago, I posted about the prohibitionists’ misleading re-branding of the “Swedish model” of criminalizing the purchase of sex, but not its sale, as… 677 more words

Why Decriminalize Sex Work?

The topic of decriminalizing prostitution is tricky. It elicits a spectrum of responses from people based on their beliefs that translate into judgment of those who choose to participate in sex for money. 769 more words

Task force chair says legalization of marijuana won't lead to cities going to pot

Chill out, Windsor.

The head of the task force which recommended Canada legalize cannabis said cities like Windsor need to prepare but that they shouldn’t fear going to pot. 639 more words

Local News

It’s Time for the US to Take a More Liberal Approach on Drugs

by Michael Kiroff

In August of 2015, I was arrested and received multiple felony drug charges. I was facing one to 20 years in prison, but I was given a second chance and was given the option of doing drug court. 1,756 more words

Criminal Justice

The Big Lie of "Partial Decriminalization"

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink. 492 more words