Archive:

Month: May 2017

The circular escalation of the drug war

By: | Post date: May 28, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Enforce the prohibition of certain drug, black market emerges, violence increases, police militarize, drugs become harder, black market entrepreneurs become more violent/more creative, law enforcement becomes more violent/more creative, taxpayer billions are spent, thousands are imprisoned, massive surveillance state is justified by ensuing black market mayhem, federal bureaucracies now depend on the chaos of the […]

AG Sessions wants an 80’s-style drug war

By: | Post date: May 28, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Based on crime generated by the drug war itself. Washington Post

More proof that public schools are nothing more than prisons

By: | Post date: May 26, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

School cop tries to arrest girl for violating dress code

“Policing drugs is completely futile”

By: | Post date: May 26, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Says former cop who went undercover as drug user.  The Fix

Right out of the gate

By: | Post date: May 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Brazilian journalist detained at UK border for reading a book about ISIS. Endless bureaucracies can be built upon a sufficiently nurtured national paranoia. Here comes the story of the full scope of Julian Assange’s persecution by DC. Holed up in Ecuador’s embassy for years, missing out on seeing his children grow up, Assange now rightfully […]

The safest recreational drug?

By: | Post date: May 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Magic mushrooms.

The real minimum wage is $0

By: | Post date: May 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Attempting to force a $15 minimum wage onto an economy that can’t sustain it will result in a true minimum wage of $0 for those who otherwise would have found employment, had the market been allowed operate unimpeded. Also, robots don’t need to be paid.

Trump’s praise of Duterte’s prohibition-fueled murder spree has rightfully angered some in Congress

By: | Post date: May 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

7,000 murdered by police and vigilantes, it’s the perfect example drug prohibition taken to its logical conclusion.  It’s also a pretty good example of the true nature of this institution we call government.  Trump’s frank affinity for strongmen who aren’t afraid to use deadly force against their respective civilian populations is disturbing. The Intercept

Breakthrough study confirms marijuana’s effectiveness on rare form of epilepsy

By: | Post date: May 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Dravet’s syndrome, sufferers of which have been tossed in jail for treating their condition with the plant. Ars Technica

Emission-less fossil fuel power is here

By: | Post date: May 25, 2017 | Comments: No Comments

Posted in categories: Uncategorized

Neat.