Like the racist crackdown on crack cocaine, a crackdown on fentanyl is filling prisons, not preventing deaths.
The legislation includes automatic expungement for those with past cannabis arrests or convictions.
Even the best training in the world cannot teach police, who are licensed to kill, not to be racist.
Chauvin’s defense is mired in the oppressive logic of the drug war.
After 47 years and over $1 trillion in costs, it’s time to move toward a human-centered approach to drug use in the U.S.
Since March, at least 40 states have reported an increase in opioid overdose deaths.
Marijuana legalization enjoys support from a clear and bipartisan majority of voters.
A new report exposes the foster system as rife with racist drug war attitudes and state violence.
Implications of drug use create a context in which deadly force used by police is framed as the only logical choice.
AMLO’s aggression toward environmental activists and Zapatista communities gives the lie to his campaign promise.