Illegal raves: The history from house music to lockdown

There have been lots of reported "quarantine raves" since the coronavirus lockdown - with legal, licensed venues no longer open. The history of illegal raves in the UK can be traced back to the "second summer of love" and "M25 raves" in the late 80s, which gave us bands like The Prodigy. But after one … Continue reading Illegal raves: The history from house music to lockdown

Cannabis in Canada: Pardoning people for possession isn’t enough

Canadians will get pardons if they were convicted of possessing marijuana before it was legalised. That means their criminal record for cannabis possession is kept separate from other criminal records - but it doesn't erase the crime. It could still affect people in situations like job applications, travelling abroad and getting houses - and the … Continue reading Cannabis in Canada: Pardoning people for possession isn’t enough