Episode

4/14 Johann Hari: The War on Drugs & Why the World Owes Addicts & Columbia an Apology

April 14, 2016

Johann Hari the author of  Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs explains why the world owes Colombia and Mexico an apology. Why stigma and punishing addicts creates violence and instability. How drug prohibition has created stunning violence in the drug business. Will the next UN drug summit actually listen to anti drug war voices? Three of the most interesting global activists opposing the War on Drugs. Why the UN slogan “A Drug Free World – We can do it! sounds Soviet. The global class war and the Drug War. The economics of why the drug is so violent and what we will come from the next UNGAS narcotics summit.

On The Fun Half:  Donald Trump calls for Joe Paterno to come back even though he is dead and protected a child predator. John Kasich Gentilesplains to Hasids. How likely is a contested GOP convention. Bernie Sanders has an incredible rally in Washington Square Park in New York City. Clinton advisor promises UFO transparency.

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