If the War on Drugs hasn't been the biggest failed Domestic and Foreign Policy of the US Government in our history, what's been worse? It's cost way more lives than all of our wars since Korea -- and left families with no support! The Roderick Walker case is an extreme example of this failure -- read more in this post and call for his clemency at a Change.org petition.
If you know (or remember) less than you wish relative to the "War on Drugs": An illuminating and meditative piece appears this week in Aeon at this link. The title and synopsis: "What were drugs?" "The war on drugs was always a war against an idea. But ideas have a shelf-life, too, and this one has lost its potency" … Continue reading History of Substance Regulation Since Nixon