Tag Archives: war on drugs

Is “Breaking Bad” a critique of U.S. health care (or lack thereof)?

TweetLast night, I visited my parents for dinner and then watched the…season… no… series… [come on Katie! You can do it!]… finale [sniffles] of Breaking Bad. Though I told my mom not to watch the finale and to instead watch the entire series from the beginning, she watched the final episode with me. During the [...]
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Win: Indiana Attorney General backtracks on mandatory drug testing of pregnant folks

TweetRemember last week when Indiana’s Attorney General was suggesting that drug-testing pregnant folks in Indiana was a great idea? Well it seems someone in the Indiana AG’s office has come to their senses, because yesterday his office emailed MoveOn and RH Reality Check to let them know that they are not supporting mandatory drug-testing: Please [...]
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Indiana Attorney General suggests requiring drug-testing for pregnant women

TweetCiting the cost of treating infants exposed to addictive drugs, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is calling on the state legislature to require the drug-testing of pregnant women: It is called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, or NAS, newborns exposed to addictive illegal or prescription drugs before they are born. Attorney General Greg Zoeller says treating NAS [...]
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Attorney General Eric Holder announces new treatment for non-violent drug offenders

TweetYesterday, in addition to the court ruling on stop-and-frisk, there was other news with regards to civil rights.  Speaking at a national gathering of the American Bar Association, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that he will review the criminal justice system and push for legislation that adjusts the archaic mandatory minimums for drug offenders as [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet  Shameless plug: my documentary “Commie Camp” (and I) will be in the Bay Area at The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, where my movie is having its West Coast premiere at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland On Sunday August 11th. Come and say hi. (Trailer above) Wow. I don’t even know what to [...]
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