SOURCE: Washington Post
by Aileen Teague
Long-term economic initiatives are good, but a power vacuum will make things more violent in the short term.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
A new study finds that federal drug policy didn’t just send more black men to jail—it also locked them out of higher education.
by Matthew R. Pembleton
SOURCE: The Root
John Ehrlichman, an integral part of the Nixon White House, reportedly referred to the anti-war left and blacks as enemies of the Nixon regime, and outlined a method by which it “could disrupt those communities.”
SOURCE: Huffington Post
by Tony Newman
President Reagan's drug war began the mass incarceration of blacks. It was a disaster.
by Aileen Teague
The continued dominance of multi-billion dollar Mexican drug cartels cannot be seen as separate from the aggressive drug policies emanating from the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s.
by Jeremy Kuzmarov
Rather than relying on our hopeless forty-fourth president and an even more hopeless Republican-controlled Congress, citizen groups need to mobilize together to oppose the waste of their hard earned taxpayer dollars in the War on Drugs.
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