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The Political Side Effects of Tolerating Legal Pot
Posted on: Sep 14, 2013, Source: Other Words
Attorney General Eric Holder has placed a ticking time bomb on the GOP's doorstep that could detonate during the 2016 presidential elections.
Colombia Is No Model for Mexico's Drug War
Posted on: Mar 17, 2011, Source: Other Words
Fighting drug traffickers isn't the same as fighting guerrilla insurgencies. Fracturing trafficking groups merely creates job opportunities for aspiring drug dealers.
The GOP's Dangerous and Destructive Brinksmanship Is About to Pay Off
Posted on: Oct 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet
The GOP has successfully created the meme that 'hopey, changey' politics are dead and that electoral participation doesn't really change anything.
How to Get Politicians to Admit in Public That the Drug War Has Been a Complete Failure
Posted on: Jun 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet
We do not need yet another blue ribbon commission or academic study to tell us our current policies are not working.
The Drug War Has Failed -- What Comes Next?
Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Talking sensibly about drug policy begins with smashing the radioactive rhetoric of "legal/illegal."
McCain's Palin Gambit: Are Americans Weary of the Culture Wars?
Posted on: Sep 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Sarah Palin's acceptance speech was heavy on rhetoric but light on substance. But ginning up the culture war may not work this time around.
What Darwin Could Tell Us About the "War on Drugs"
Posted on: Dec 26, 2007, Source: MinuteMan Media
Although it may seem counterintuitive, the "law and order" response by our politicians only intensifies the problem.
The War at Home
Posted on: May 12, 2003, Source: AlterNet
The preconditions contributing to drug addiction have changed little, but our response to the problem has become overwhelmingly punitive.
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