Tag Archives: drug war

The “pot debate” has to extend past the border

Tweet Recently in the media there has been much debate about the pros and cons of marijuana use, a reaction to the legalization of small amounts of weed in Colorado and Governor Cuomo’s announcement that New York will soon legalize medical marijuana. Perhaps the most widely-discussed is David Brooks’ piece for the New York Times that essentially amounted to “I, a [...]
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Tweet The best Royal Baby newspaper front page. Katie on why the Royal Baby should have been a girl. What you need to know about military sexual trauma. SURJ has released a Justice for Trayvon Martin activist toolkit for white people. Dreamers take a huge risk to return home. “Why I support the #BringThemHome campaign.” [...]
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Watch this new documentary on the racist, ineffective war on drugs

TweetDespite recent legalization successes in the Northwest, the U.S. war on drugs is still going strong–and new documentary Breaking the Taboo makes the urgent case for ending the racist, ineffective battle in under an hour. The film, directed by Cosmo Feilding Mellen and Fernando Grostein Andrade (and gloriously narrated by God Morgan Freeman), traces the [...]
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