The sign's creator aims to show "the cost in human lives."
If I started a business and it was clearly failing, I would shut it down. The war on drugs has failed -- why isn't it being shut down?
Documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki told the performers in his new video to imagine they were "dancing on the ashes of the
"I wonder whether [Obama] realizes that one of the great legacy opportunities he has in his second term is to sort of establish
"The fact that we have now taken people and made them a monetary commodity," he said. "Right now the big thing is the push
Reagan and Clarke share their reactions in personally terrorizing situations -- Ron after his father was shot, Torie at the Pentagon on 9/11 -- and how public officials should respond to violence. Good: "stay calm and carry on" like Deval. Bad: overreact w/ Iraq & torture. Ugly: vote for gun deaths.
I'm not naive. I know what bureaucratic thrust drives the war on drugs and what an obstacle this represents. Yet still, everywhere I look, I also see the writing on the wall. Everyday, a growing number of states moves closer to legalizing marijuana as Colorado and Washington did on Election Day.
Eugene Jarecki's newest documentary, The House I Live In , is a superb and comprehensive look at the last forty years of drug policy in America.