Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: war on drugs

Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Projecting this experience into the future, it seems likely that harm-reduction measures will be adopted progressively at local and national levels around the globe, while various endless and unsuccessful wars on drugs are curtailed or abandoned.

Canada becomes second country to legalize recreational marijuana at federal level

"This is a historic step forward for the movement to end marijuana prohibition."

Narco-corruption, ISIS 3.0, and the terror drone attack that never happened

If the Pentagon’s war-gamers are to be believed, far worse is yet to come.

Drug wars, missing money, and a phantom $500 million

More effective use of spreadsheets won’t solve the underlying problems of America’s wars or cure an addiction to policies that continue to fail.

Against reason: The ‘war on drugs’ continues, will Trump make it...

While activists have won some important battles in putting an end to the costly debacle of the drug war, the fight will continue.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

U.S. churches are using donations to pay off millions of dollars in medical debt...

These churches have partnered with an amazing non-profit to put a dent in the outrageous amount Americans owe in past due medical bills.

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Trump’s border wall is a multi-billion dollar corporate handout

The militarisation of the US border has led to an increase in migrant deaths and a windfall for the security industry.