Daily Archives: August 1, 2009

Open Thread

“bullet” He just hasn’t been listening. “No one has told us what alternative we have,” said [Mexican] Interior Minister Fernando G÷mez Mont, gently slapping his palm on a table during an interview. “We are committed to enduring this wave of … Continue reading

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Financial Times: Why it’s time to end the war on drugs

This article by Matthew Engel in yesterday’s Financial Times is a must-read. Really great stuff all around. For decades many academics and professionals have regarded the current blanket prohibition on recreational drugs (though not alcohol or tobacco) as absurd, counter-productive … Continue reading

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