If the greatest architects, theorists, and social planners who’ve ever lived were revived to design the perfect marketplace for drug dealers, they’d come up with a dorm. A nest stuffed with trainee adults, bankrolled by mom and dad, waiting like baby birds with their beaks wide open for their next life-changing experience. Dealers might not be allowed to actually vomit the drugs into the mouths of students, but dorms—which are often called “halls” in the UK—nontheless remain a drug merchant’s wet dream. Which is why they’ve been living in them for decades.

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Now that the Parti Québécois has been dealt a crushing defeat, its leader fallen on her sword, and the party faithful wondering just how the fuck it all went so terribly, terribly wrong, the country’s A-list pundits are tripping over themselves to declare that the idea of Quebec sovereignty—the fancy word we use here for independence—is deadKaputToast.

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As I’m sure you’ve heard, Fred Phelps, founder and head-dickhead of the Westboro Baptist Church, has died.

Presumably this has been a game changer in the Westboro world, and I wanted to get to know the new them. And what better way to get to know someone than making them do a bunch of Buzzfeed quizzes? They have told me many, many things about myself and others that I never knew (and also probably didn’t want to know, TBH.)

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David, 38. Skid Row resident for 15 years or, as he puts it, “3,000 years.”

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With two major oil sands pipeline projects being proposed for B.C., one environmental group wants British Columbians to have the chance to have their say. The Dogwood Initiative, based in Victoria, is in the process of launching a citizen’s initiative similar to the HST vote in 2011.

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Last week we reported on “sealfies,” a “tongue-in-cheek protest to all these very serious animal rights activists.” The seal is essentially an Inuit natural resource. Eat them, wear them, use the bones for toys or sell their furs on the open market. The Inuit’s relationship with the seal goes back to time immemorial.

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Antonio Salas has lived a lot of lives. For a story on neo-Nazi football hooliganism, the Spanish investigative journalist infiltrated a group of far-right Real Madrid ultras, shaving his head and going to white power gigs while he played the part.

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People are fucking stupid.

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When Colombian National Police finally put a bullet through Pablo Escobar’s head in December 1993, he was running what was probably the most successful cocaine cartel of all time, worth some $25 billion.

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Mossless in America is a column featuring interviews with documentary photographers.

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