Nation Topics - Drug War and Drug Policy
News and Features
The MacArthur Foundation’s $75 million pledge shows that political momentum is clearly on the side of reform.
Washington’s ‘assassination policy’ has been very effective... at increasing drug trafficking and promoting terrorism.
Caravana43 will visit more than 40 US cities this spring to spread the call for justice—and against US funding of the drug war.
It didn’t work in Afghanistan, so let’s do it in Mexico.
Washington is providing equipment and training to compromised agencies—at the same time that it’s tracking their close ties to organized crime.
Polls show strong support for an initiative there. And it’s on the ballot in Oregon and Alaska, too.
How this country’s “tough on crime” ethos created a generation of graying inmates.
By facilitating access to treatment and services, Seattle’s drug-enforcement program actually helps those suffering from substance abuse, while revolutionizing criminal justice.
Inspired by Seattle, Santa Fe adopts the LEAD program to divert people arrested for drug possession away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.
Why are we letting these serious social problems be handled by the criminal justice system?