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In early December 1984, an undercover police officer named Marcellus Ward met with a pair of heroin dealers above a candy store in southwest Baltimore.

Listen to a debate among drug policy advocates and you're likely to hear impassioned claims about the brilliant success (or dismal failure) of more "liberal" approaches in certain European countr

Research assistance: David Levinson Wilk.

For more than half a century, the US government has maintained a hard line on marijuana, denying that the plant has any medical value at all.

Nearly everyone seems to agree that the war on drugs has been a disaster, but little progress in ending it has been made.

On July 26 I sat for almost fourteen hours in a hearing room waiting to testify before Congress on the tragedy at Waco, and watched a dismal performance.

They call him "the world's most famous bank guard": Christoph Meili, the former night watchman at the Union Bank of Switzerland in Zurich who in 1997 rescued from the shredder documents that desc

A perplexing disconnect from reality haunts the American financial community.

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Trial attorneys never saw key evidence proving Jonathan Fleming was in Florida when the murder he was alleged to commit occurred.

April 9, 2014

Despite devoting forty to sixty hours per week to their sport most of the year, Division I football players lack basic economic rights under the NCAA’s cartel restrictions.

April 9, 2014

Chris Matthews on MSNBC announced, “We‘re all neo-cons now.”

April 9, 2014

California is known for protecting a woman’s right to choose. Will this be the year the state extends that same right to poor women?

April 8, 2014

A wave of campus action sparks mass mobilization, police repression—and administrative concessions.

April 8, 2014

The UConn Huskies men’s basketball team are one shining example of why the NCAA needs a massive overhaul.

April 8, 2014

If he's the GOP’s idea man, then the Democrats are in good shape.

April 8, 2014

“America broke Iraq; now America owns Iraq, and it owns the primary responsibility for normalizing it,” writes Thomas Friedman.

April 8, 2014

Manjula Martin is trying to arm freelance writers with knowledge, but capitalism has the upper hand.

April 7, 2014