Tag: War on Drugs

Would a Border Wall Stop Drugs from Entering the US?

Would a Border Wall Stop Drugs from Entering the US?

Trump’s wall is just the latest in a long history of cultural artifacts designed with racist intentions. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains.  Having taken the US government hostage with his shutdown in an attempt to blackmail the Democrats into accepting his budget for a border wall, US...

Locking Up America in the War on Addiction

Locking Up America in the War on Addiction

The US incarcerates more people than any other nation, and it’s not making citizens any safer. Prison rates in the US are the highest in the world, with over 2.3 million people incarcerated — a 500% increase from over the past four decades. Of those arrests, people struggling with drug...

The Philippine “Punisher” Could Be a Man of Peace

The Philippine “Punisher” Could Be a Man of Peace

How has Rodrigo Duterte fared as president of the Philippines 100 days after taking office? Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is hitting headlines for all the wrong reasons. He has threatened to pull the Philippines out of the United Nations (UN); he has ridiculed diplomats; he...

Make Sense of the World: Weekly Roundup

Make Sense of the World: Weekly Roundup

Fair Observer's roundup of the week's events. As we enter 2014, the world continues to be as kaleidoscopic a swirl of activity as ever. At a time of emails, tweets and cell phones, there is a real risk of drowning in the noise. Our goal is to cut...

Make Sense of the World: Weekly Report

Make Sense of the World: Weekly Report

Fair Observer's extended report of the week's events. As we enter 2014, the world continues to be as kaleidoscopic a swirl of activity as ever. At a time of emails, tweets and cell phones, there is a real risk of drowning in the noise. Our goal...

Make Sense of the World: Weekly Report

Make Sense of the World: Weekly Report

Fair Observer's extended report of the week's events. This week, the world remembered Mahatma Gandhi’s heir. Nelson Mandela was a man for all ages. He combined courage with compassion to lead South Africa to a new beginning....

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