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Carl Sagan’s Thoughts On The War on Drugs

Since today marks the birthday of the late Carl Sagan, we can remember a lesser-known aspect of his greatness by reading (or re-reading) the following 1969 essay he wrote under the pseudonym “Mr. X” published in 1971 in Lester Grinspoon’s … Continue reading

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What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim … Continue reading

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Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

By Robert J. Burrowes For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day, ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and driving it so that effective strategies can be developed for dealing with violence … Continue reading

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The futility and corruption of the drug war

By Jacob Hornberger Source: Intrepid Report I just finished watching the much-acclaimed series “Narcos” on Netflix. What a fantastic program. And what an excellent depiction of the futility and corruption of the war on drugs. The series is a true-life … Continue reading

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Dear America: If You Want to Stop Racism, Tear Down the Drug War—Not Statues

We cannot change the future by trying to erase the past. Tearing down a statue is not a solution to racism — ending the drug war is. By Matt Agorist Source: The Free Thought Project On Monday, protesters — reacting … Continue reading

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Policing for Profit: Jeff Sessions & Co.’s Thinly Veiled Plot to Rob Us Blind

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Laws are no longer made by a rational process of public discussion; they are made by a process of blackmail and intimidation, and they are executed in the same manner. The typical … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Bringing Out the Dead

“Bringing Out the Dead” (1999) is the fourth collaboration between director Martin Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader (and their most underrated). Based on a novel by Joe Connelly, the plot follows New York paramedic Frank Pierce (Nicolas Cage), who’s on … Continue reading

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America’s Real Red Scare

The Slow-Motion Collapse of the American Empire By William J. Astore Source: TomDispatch.com Jump into your time machine and let me transport you back to another age. It’s May 2001 and the Atlantic Monthly has just arrived in the mail. … Continue reading

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