Psychedelics are a potential cure for everything from depression to addiction. Why did we ban these drugs in the first place?
When adventurers crave "untouched" places and "authentic" peoples, it's the locals who ultimately pay.
First I lost my job, then I lost my confidence, then I lost my voice.
A Holocaust survivor puzzles over a deed that helped him understand man's potential for kindness.
How one government policy makes it near impossible for Indigenous people to travel through their own community.
When I saw my online troll in person, I demanded he apologize. Instead he invited me out for coffee.
Working with Médecins Sans Frontières was my dream job. I quickly learned humanitarian work is not so straightforward.
A short story about the remarkable unlikelihood that anyone finds a mate.
Nigel saunders stands in the middle of a jungle. Around him grow ancient-looking trees with gnarled trunks, dense canopies and lichen-covered branches. One rises out of a rock temple, its roots hugging the crumbling grey stones. But Saunders isn't looking up at the trees; he's looking down.
Hunter Harrison reshaped an industry by literally making the trains run on time.
What it's like to love films in a country where they're banned.
Millennials may have popularized avocado toast, but free trade made it a sensation.
Why one Ottawa doctor believes harm reduction is the most effective treatment for drug use.
Pundits see the political trend everywhere, but its actual meaning remains elusive.
My blustering, swaggering cohort of more than 8 million children born between 1946 and 1965 has elbowed and barged its way through every stage of life.
In November 2017, The Walrus started working with Chris Willie on a memoir about his fentanyl addiction. While writing the article, Willie died from an overdose. This version of his story is published with his family's approval.
The idea that some reproductive methods are better than others is harming women.
What one celebrity pet can tell us about our curious and complicated relationship with animals.
Recycling is one of the least environmentally friendly "environmental" things one can do.
What one small town in Manitoba learned about eliminating poverty.