Canada’s friendly neighbourhood marijuana grow-ops are about to get a corporate takeover. Huck meets the growers, investors, lawyers and activists who are dealing with a new top-down system where bottom lines, not blazing, rules supreme.
In depressing news that might put you off travelling, off restaurants, and even further off rampant commercialisation of cultural icons, the sorely-missed CBGB is coming back as a themed diner at Newark Airport.
Paul Mason’s provocative theory argues the building blocks for a postcapitalist future are all around us. But can a young, tech-savvy grassroots overturn entrenched elites and rewrite the rules of the game?