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Punishing UK Women When Condoms Fail

(HRW) – British-based pharmacy mega-chain Boots is refusing to follow in the footsteps of its competitors and lower prices for the morning-after pill, citing fear of a moralistic public backlash. Now they are facing a firestorm of controversy. In a letter responding to calls…

UK drug strategy raises human rights fears

(Reprieve) – The Government’s 2017 drug strategy could risk contributing to the death penalty for drug offences overseas, human rights organization Reprieve has said. The UK’s new drug strategy, released today, commits the Government to “taking new action” overseas on counter-narcotics,…

Talking Heads: Media and Politics

United Kingdom (NM) – Aaron Bastani and James Butler discuss the British press, media during the election, and the relationship between media, truth and politics. How do left-wing thinkers address the media without conspiracy theory? Does media always ‘recuperate’ radical politics?…