Tag Archives: Mass Incarceration

MORE PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED FOR CANNABIS POSSESSION THAN ALL VIOLENT CRIMES PUT TOGETHER IN THE US LAST YEAR

By John Vibes Source: Waking Times With legal recreational and medical cannabis now available in so many different US states, it is easy to get the impression that the war on cannabis users is over. However, cannabis users still represent … Continue reading

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P Is for Predator State: The Building Blocks of Tyranny from A to Z

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people … Continue reading

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The Child That Christmas Forgot: How Would Jesus Fare in the American Police State?

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Once upon a midnight clear, there was a child’s cry, a blazing star hung over a stable, and wise men came with birthday gifts. We haven’t forgotten that night down the centuries. … Continue reading

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How Evil Wins: The Hypocritical Double Standards of Political Outrage

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “She was asked what she had learned from the Holocaust, and she said that 10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and that 10 percent is merciful, no matter … Continue reading

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Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social … Continue reading

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America Is on the Brink of a Nervous Breakdown

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must … Continue reading

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Empire of Lies: Are ‘We the People’ Useful Idiots in the Digital Age?

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Back in the heyday of the old Soviet Union, a phrase evolved to describe gullible western intellectuals who came to visit Russia and failed to notice the human and other costs of … Continue reading

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Dismantling A Society: How Empires Feed Off the Republic

By RS Anthion Source: CounterPunch “It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.” -Nikki Haley (1) Nikki Haley released a ferocious rebuke of a UN report detailing poverty in the United States. As if she could … Continue reading

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