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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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