Thursday, February 20, 2020

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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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”