Britain Needs a New Approach to Homelessness

Jan 21, 2021 by

by Noel Yaxley, Quillette: “Out here, everyone’s taking something,” a man named Karl explains as he scratches his chest and tries to gather up the copies of the Big Issue he’s just dropped. Karl is standing in the middle of a busy high street, across from Norwich’s historic market. He is one of the estimated 40 men and women in the city who sleep rough every night. Originally from east London, the 45-year-old left the capital after a relationship broke down and headed northward and settled...

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A flagrant prostitution of morality

Jul 25, 2020 by

by Mark Edmonds, Mailonline: THE cheery municipal sign is designed to bring a splash of colour, a frisson of optimism, to the inner-city gloom. Its upbeat slogan: ‘HOLBECK — where families and communities bloom.’ But this grim area near Leeds city centre is, perhaps, not blooming as well as it might. That’s because it’s the first ‘legal’ red-light district in the country. And if some of its advocates get their way, it will be the first of many. Less than a mile from the heart of Britain’s...

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Video Emerges Of Drag Kid ‘Desmond Is Amazing’ Pretending to Snort Ketamine

Feb 20, 2020 by

by David Marcus, The Federalist: Disturbing videos have emerged of s 12-year-old drag kid known as “Desmond Is Amazing” pretending to snort ketamine, and appearing with convicted murderer Michael Alig. The clips, first reported on by The Post Millennial, appeared on YouTube in July of 2018 and December of 2017. In one, Desmond appears alongside an adult New York City based drag queen named Bellanoche and appears to be answering questions from online viewers via a live stream. In the video’s...

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Malignant or Benign?: Gatestone Institute to examine the impact of legalized marijuana in 2020

Nov 27, 2019 by

from The Gatestone Institute: As the nation moves towards the widespread legalization of marijuana, Gatestone Institute has announced plans for a series of symposiums during 2020 that will closely examine the potential impact of those actions on the nation’s children, occupational safety, and transportation. Gatestone’s founder and president, Nina Rosenwald, observed: “We have seen the tragic, unintended consequences of other formerly regulated substances on our young people...

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The real cause of knife crime? It’s hidden in a fog of cannabis smoke

Mar 10, 2019 by

by Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday: Does any powerful person in this country ever thin k? It has been quite astonishing watching the alleged debate about knife crime over the past few days. Not a single thought took place. There is a very good reason why people generally don’t stab each other. Normal, sane humans recoil from the very idea of plunging a sharp blade into a fellow creature, let alone driving it so deep that it is bound to kill. The crime has been rare because nobody wanted to...

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Ruined lives, wrecked minds – the terrible cost of cannabis

Feb 12, 2019 by

by Ollie Wright, The Conservative Woman: ALEX Berenson’s book, Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence, opens with a horror story. A mentally ill Australian woman, Raina Thaiday, stabbed to death her seven children and an eighth child, her niece. According to health professionals who examined Thaiday, her use of cannabis was almost certainly a major factor in her illness and therefore in the ghastly tragedy of the killings. Thaiday’s case is an extreme...

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