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America on Drugs

Pierre Tristam has an outstanding piece: When Admitting Failure Is Forbidden – America On Drugs. The whole thing is worth reading and quoting. Here’s a snippet.

The country is addicted to the bureaucracy of the war. It keeps prisons in business. It keeps police departments fattening up their ranks. It lets politicians on the stump […]

The drug war fills up Illinois prisons

A new report was issued this week about drug incarceration in Illinois, and I got a chance to glance at the actual report last night. Online versions of the report should be available soon. Some really powerful statistics. The Chicago Tribune reports:

After two decades of steadily toughening laws, Illinois now puts more people in […]