Topic: War on Drugs

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Waiting to Die in Prison—for Selling a Couple of Bags of Pot

Editor's note: In the next few weeks, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens of federal inmates behind bars for nonviolent drug offenses...   [ continue reading...]

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Presidential Candidates Get Graded on Marijuana: Guess Who Passed and Who Failed?

Here are the positions of all the candidates on pot policy. Marijuana is already legal in Alaska, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Oregon (as of We...   [ continue reading...]

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Can Marijuana Cure PTSD? Many Veterans Say Yes

Many vets say that marijuana relieves their PTSD symptoms, although hard evidence is lacking. That may be about to change, but obstacles remain. CASCA...   [ continue reading...]

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Obama to Free Scores of Non-Violent Drug Offenders from Prison

Finally, a little laxing of the drug war. Washington D.C. — The timeless words of Joe Rogan seem to be taking their toll on the consciences of Ameri...   [ continue reading...]

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'Orange Is the New Black' Author Piper Kerman: Sending Huge Numbers of Women to Prison 'Fails Any Kind of Logic Test'

In a captivating interview, Kerman offers her perspective on imprisonment, women in the drug war and the role of media. On Monday, June 29, Piper Ke...   [ continue reading...]

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'Orange Is the New Black' Author Piper Kerman: Drug Sentencing Laws Are 'Absolute Linchpin' for Reform Movement

In a captivating interview, Kerman offers her perspective on imprisonment, women in the drug war and the role of media. On Monday, June 29, Piper Ke...   [ continue reading...]

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I Was A Victim of Reddit's FatPeopleHate Because I Refused to Be Ashamed of My Body

I wanted the entire Reddit community to know that I will never second guess posting a picture of my marvelous body in a bikini. Everything I needed to...   [ continue reading...]

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How Poor Black Lives Matter to U.S. Capitalism Today: Reflections on “The New Jim Crow”

mass black incarceration by Paul Street The U.S. mass incarceration regime measures Black lives by the value that can be derived from their imprisonment. “T...   [ continue reading...]

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Miley Cyrus Is Not Alone: 9 Other Stars Making Gender Fluidity Mainstream

Cyrus and Caitlyn Jenner may be the celebs-du-jour challenging our gender assumptions, but there are others you should know about. Caitlyn Jenner’s...   [ continue reading...]

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The War on Drugs Has Reached into the Womb - and Threatens Abortion Rights

The war on drugs is racist, it criminalizes people who need help and it is attacking women’s bodily autonomy - fighting it is a core feminist issue....   [ continue reading...]

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More than smoke and mirrors: citizen perceptions of human rights

Study finds that Mexicans’ perceptions of human rights protections are linked to individuals’ evaluations of their leaders, their government and democratiza...   [ continue reading...]

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Mapping human rights skepticism in Mexico

Most Mexicans don’t associate human rights with protecting criminals, but surveys show this varies depending on region and political affiliation. A contributi...   [ continue reading...]

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The US and War: Poverty, Drugs, Terror or How to Make War on Everything

War on drugs. War on poverty. War in Afghanistan. War in Iraq. War on terror. The biggest mistake in US policy, foreign and domestic, is looking at ev...   [ continue reading...]

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A 12-Step Program to Cure America of Its War Addiction

It's time to admit we have a problem. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com...   [ continue reading...]

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America's got war

War on drugs. War on poverty. War in Afghanistan. War in Iraq. War on terror. The biggest mistake in American policy, foreign and domestic, is looking at everyt...   [ continue reading...]

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Tomgram: William Astore, "Hi, I'm Uncle Sam and I'm a War-oholic"

War on drugs. War on poverty. War in Afghanistan. War in Iraq. War on terror. The biggest mistake in American policy, foreign and domestic, is looki...   [ continue reading...]

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America’s “Wars on . . .” have become an unhealthy Addiction

By William J. Astore | (Tomdispatch.com) | – – War on drugs. War on poverty. War in Afghanistan. War in Iraq. War on terror. The...   [ continue reading...]

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Mom Has Son Snatched by Gov't and Faces 30 Years in Prison for Medical Marijuana

What's happened to Shona Banda shouldn't happen to anybody. Shona Banda had been suffering from a debilitating diagnosis of Crohn’s dise...   [ continue reading...]

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Drug War Game Changer: Is California Going to Legalize Marijuana?

Momentum is building for 2016 -- and an impressive coalition of reformers, advocates and industry leaders are working together. On June 14, more than...   [ continue reading...]

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15 Ways Bill Clinton’s White House Failed America and the World

Many Americans do not associate Clinton with his dark legacy. Bill Clinton remains one of America’s most popular presidents. A national poll last Ma...   [ continue reading...]

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