Jeff Seesion’s Assault On Mariujuana Legalization

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

Jeff Sessions, head of the Department of Justice, reversed the "Cole Memo" that allowed states to pursue marijuana legalization without fear of the federal government stepping in and prosecuting [...]

Session’s Anti-Marijuana Move Might Be Good For Legalization

By Tom Angell for -

For the past several years, the marijuana industry and its customers have been relying on a piece of paper — an Obama-era document known as the Cole memo — to indulge in their business and [...]

Thirteen Years After His Passing, Gary Webb’s Work Lives On

By Robert Brune, -

Thirteen years ago on December 9, the world lost one of the few remaining investigative truth tellers. Gary Webb, formerly of the San Jose Mercury News ,authored one of the most epic series [...]

Thousands Rally Against Duterte ‘Dictatorship’

By Manuel Mogato and Roli Ng, -

By Manuel Mogato and Roli Ng for Reuters. MANILA (Reuters) - Thousands of Filipinos rallied on Thursday to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging [...]

43 More Prosecutions Dropped In Baltimore

By David Kravets, -

By David Kravets for Ars Technica. A Baltimore Police Department officer has "self-reported" a staged body cam video. This brings the number of fabricated body cam videos rocking the agency to at [...]

As Sessions Promises Drug War Escalation, Listen To Drug War Prisoners

By Doran Larson, -

By Doran Larson for The Conversation - Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced a return to a pre-Obama policy of seeking maximum penalties for all drug crimes, including low-level, [...]

Tear Down The Walls Mexico Delegation

By Staff, -

By the Alliance for Global Justice. The United States is building walls and militarizing both the US-Mexico border and Mexico’s southern border. The US is also building prison walls throughout [...]

Trump Homeland Security General Still Believes In Failed Drug War

By Jacob Sullum, -

By Jacob Sullum for Reason - Like Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's choice for attorney general, the man he wants to run the Department of Homeland Security, John F. Kelly, is an old-fashioned drug [...]

Duterte Says Children Killed In Philippines Drug War Are ‘Collateral Damage’

By Oliver Holmes, -

By Oliver Holmes for The Guardian - Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, has referred to innocent people and children as “collateral damage” in his war on drugs because police use [...]

Newsletter – Outing The Prison-Industrial Complex

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. What do you call a system in which private entities partner with law enforcement to spy on peaceful protesters and arrest them, in [...]

Oakland Green Lights Drug War Reparations

By David Downs, -

By David Downs for East Bay Express - Oaklanders who’ve been jailed for pot in the last ten years will go to the front of the line for legal weed permits under a revolutionary new program enacted [...]

UN Seizes Letter Calling For End To Global Drug War

By Staff, -

By Staff of The Drug Policy Alliance - (New York, New York) – On the opening day of the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, the Drug Policy [...]

Movement To End The Drug War Hits The UN

By Phillip Smith, -

By Phillip Smith for AlterNet - The United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on Drugs is set for UN Headquarters in Manhattan next week, and civil society and some European and [...]

Cradles & Climate Crisis, Drug War’s Sidekick And Dissent

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By Staff of Occupy - This week, the climate crisis IS a reproductive crisis. The founders of Conceivable Future talk to us about the intersectionality of parenthood and climate change. Next up, [...]

‘End Drug War’ Caravan Visits 5 Countries On Way To UN

By Laura Krasovitzky and Ted Lewis, -

By Laura Krasovitzky and Ted Lewis for AlterNet - Starting in Honduras on March 28th, the Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice will travel through El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and the United [...]

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