Tag Archive: Drug War

The “Libertarian Moment” is Here to Stay

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Last year the New York Times Magazine noted the ascendance of libertarian-ish Republican senator Rand Paul and asked whether America’s “libertarian moment” had finally arrived.  Now, again using Rand Paul as a focal… Continue reading

Orange Is The New Black Sheds Light on the Drug War and Imprisoned Women

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A young girl  walks into the kitchen to see four women, one of whom is her mother, sitting around a kitchen table in their bras cutting, weighing and packaging cocaine and heroin. Looking… Continue reading

A Brief Election Day Plea

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Election days in this country often feel like an unkept promise.  Yes, we can vote.  We have that much political liberty left.  But what exactly can we vote for?   On November 3rd, 2014,… Continue reading

Classified Periodical

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Friday Roundup!

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Happy Friday! Check out what Jeremy and I read this week: Jeremy’s Picks Reason’s feature-length documentary on the failures — and horrors — of the Drug War. Reason The botched legacy of alcohol… Continue reading