“A Portuguese island created a village for remote workers, promising community to the newcomers and prosperity to the locals—then delivered on neither.”
Posted inArts & Culture, Nonfiction, Quotes
Jesus Is Everywhere in Port-au-Prince, but So Is Vodou
Violent tensions have existed between Haiti’s Vodouisants and missionary Christians for centuries.
Posted inArts & Culture, Crime, Nonfiction, Quotes
Treating Drug Epidemics Requires More Than Changes in Law
How Portugal combats its drug epidemic with decriminalization, social services, and new ways of thinking.
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The Top 5 Longreads of the Week
This week, we’re sharing stories from Mike Mariani, Emma Marris, Patrick Rosal, Susana Ferreira, and Scott Indrisek.
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Decriminalization: A Love Story
In a ranging piece funded by the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award, journalist Susana Ferreira reports on the decriminalization of drugs in Portugal, where since 2001, addiction has been treated more like an illness than a crime.