war on drugs Archives

Racist AF Right Wing Writer: Crime Down in New York Because Whites Moved In

December 29, 2017

Heather Mac Donald Argues Blacks Are More Dangerous And Only Whites Moving In Fixes Crime Since the rise and election of a presidential candidate that began his campaign with overt racism, some people have had no problem displaying their bigoted…

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Trump Praises Dictator for Murdering Thousands of His Own People in Leaked Conversation

May 24, 2017

Leaked conversation Reveals Trump’s support of a murderer and dictator leaked transcript reveals President Donald Trump’s strong support for a dictator who murdered his own people. It is certainly not the first time that Trump has expressed support for criminals, dictators, human rights violators…

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A Letter Written By Coretta Scott King Reminds Us Why Jeff Sessions Is Unfit To Be Attorney General

January 12, 2017

In his time as a U.S. Attorney in Alabama more than 30 years ago, Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, used every available opportunity to harass African-American voters. In effect, he was doing “what the local sheriffs…

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Five Ex-Presidents Just Say No To The Disastrous War on Drugs

March 25, 2016

Five former presidents from around the world are adding their voices to a new book calling for an end to the failed and disgraceful War on Drugs. “Ending the War on Drugs” is edited by Sir Richard Branson and includes…

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‘War On Drugs’ Was A Racist Fraud All Along, Ex-Nixon Staffer Admits

March 22, 2016

In a Harper’s article urging an end to our disastrous “War on Drugs,” Dan Baum recalls an astonishing interview with the late John Ehrlichman, a policy advisor to President Richard Nixon. It was back in 1994 and Baum was doing research…

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‘Too Many Of Them Are Dying’: NY Mayor Proposes Bold Response To Heroin Crisis

February 23, 2016

An upstate New York mayor is proposing a bold and radical new tool to use against the nation’s growing heroin crisis: the first supervised injection facility in the United States.  Svante Myrick, the Democratic Mayor of Ithaca, New York  told…

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University of California Divests From Prison-Industrial Complex

January 2, 2016

In December, the University of California system announced it would divest from the prison-industrial complex by December 31st by dumping $30 million in stock it held in for-profit prison companies Corrections Corporation of America and The Geo Group. The decision…

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Chris Christie Deserves Credit For His Moving Speech About Drug Addiction And Treatment (VIDEO)

November 7, 2015

At a town hall in Belmont, New Hampshire, the Huffington Post captured a riveting and emotionally raw moment of New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie speaking on the need for treatment for drug addicts. Speaking to an…

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DEA Agent Was Told Not To Enforce Drug Laws In Rich Communities (VIDEO)

August 20, 2015

“What I began to see is that the drug war is totally about race.” In a new video by Brave New Films, Matthew Fogg, a former US Marshall and DEA Agent, speaks out about his time on the task force…

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Raped By The System: Medical Weed Patient Busted By SWAT Team In AZ (VIDEO)

August 18, 2015

Arizona law enforcement never misses a chance to thumb its collective nose at the Federal government. In a state influenced for more than a quarter of a century by the the nation’s “Toughest Sheriff,” convicted racial profiler Joe Arpaio, questioning…

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