The 'war on drugs' has been a global disaster leading to violence, exploitation and record numbers of drug-related deaths. We all recognise the need to do things differently. In this book we show why the responsible regulation of stimulant drugs is...
There is growing consensus that the 'war on drugs' has failed. Cannabis is now being legalised across the Americas and elsewhere. Transform is a leading global think tank on drug policy reform, and has advised governments across the world on how to...
About two-thirds of the 1,000 plus parents separated from their kids under a 2017 pilot program were deported before a federal judge ordered they be found.
Ian DuntA total of 545 migrant children separated from their parents by the Trump administration have still not been reconnected with them. This is one of the most grotesque abuses of immigrants we've seen in any Western country
The time for a lockdown is today, and this is why.
Ian Dunt'It's likely 2,000 people will die over the next two weeks and 4,000 the two weeks after that' - this is a brutal but absolutely vital piece by @chrischirp on the need for an immediate circuit-breaker lockdown
Letter is a place to share the important things we often leave unsaid
Ian DuntThroughout the Brexit period, Robert Tombs was one of the Brexiters I most admired - warm, polite, open to debate. We've started a series of open letters to see if we can reach across the divide. The first one is here
Ian DuntThis is interesting: An open webinar, called at short notice, to enable the Bars of England and Wales, Scotland and N. Ireland to address the challenge to the rule of law raised by the internal market bill
An autumn surge is not an autumn surprise. It has been hypothesised since early in the pandemic.
Ian Dunt'There is a sickness at the heart of this government: an unwillingness to listen, to learn, to accept responsibility for inevitable errors' - @chrishoar & @EllzSummary on the avoidable mistakes of the covid response
The government is passing highly intrusive laws seemingly with little understanding of what they entail.
Ian Dunt'The government has effectively bribed people to eat in restaurants, but if you're a couple with three kids and a new baby you can't chat in the park with another human being' - @jonlis1 on the Rule of Six