An Apology From Joe Biden For His Drug War Sins Would Be Nice

By Doug McVay, Freedomleaf.com -

I attended my first US Senate committee hearing about 30 years ago this year. It was the confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee of William Bennett to be the nation’s first [...]

Nicaragua And The U.S. Neo-fascist Offensive

By Fabian Escalante Font, Global Research. -

In April of the current year, media headlines pointed to a ‘revolution’ breaking out in Nicaragua against the Sandinista Front government headed by Commander Daniel Ortega. Until then, and for 11 [...]

ACLU Sues San Francisco For Targeting African-Americans In Drug Arrests

By Phil Smith, Drug Reporter -

San Francisco's Tenderloin is a heavily populated, racially mixed neighborhood in the heart of one of America's iconic progressive cities. Yet when the San Francisco Police Department and the DEA [...]

Dan Bigg, Revolutionary Of Harm Reduction Movement, Dies

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

A colleague of mine, Dan Bigg of the Chicago Recovery Alliance, died on August 21 at his home. Bigg was at the forefront of bringing harm reduction into practice in the United States. The Fix [...]

International Day Of The Disappeared

By School of Americas Watch. -

This August 30th marks the International Day of the Disappeared, initiated by the Latin American Federation of Associations of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared, FEDEFAM, an organization [...]

Jeff Session’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 MarijuanaMoment.net. -

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, www.popularresistance.org -

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, reuters.com -

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, www.arstechnica.com -

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, www.theconversation.com -

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, www.afgj.org -

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, www.reason.com -

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, www.theguardian.com -

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, www.PopularResistance.org -

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 [...]

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