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America’s Great Divide
Originally Posted: 07/05/2013 - 10:18am | Type: Blog

When I was invited by the Drug Policy Alliance to participate in a pastors’ conference at the American Baptist College in Nashville on drug decriminalization, I didn’t know quite what to expect. In a room fil ...

Drone Attacks Increase Under Obama Administration
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Last night I googled the words "drone attacks Obama" to verify if President Obama has indeed increased unmanned <a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&amp;issue=s ...

Drugs, Guns, and Immigration: An Unholy Trinity of Failed Policy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

The <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126890838">reports out of Juarez, Mexico,</a> are depressing, doubly so for me. The repor ...

War on Drugs
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jeannie Choi THE PRICE OF cocaine in the U.S. ...

Race and the 'War on Drugs'
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Frodge American Violet, directed by Tim Disney. Uncommon Productions. Nine years ago, at the height of ...

American Violet: Drug War Injustice Hits the Big Screen
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://www.americanviolet.com/"><em>American Violet</em></a>, a Hollywood blockbuster that opens in theaters next week, tells the story of Regina Kelly, one of the pe ...

César Chávez Saved My Life
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Nane Alejandrez had plenty of opportunities to die. Instead he chose life, and brought generations of Latino youngsters ...

The War at Home
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sanho Tree Our jails overflow with nonviolent drug offenders. Have we reached the point where the drug war causes more harm than the drugs ...

They Do It Because They Make Money
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors A conservative Republican asks: What would happen if there were no profit in drugs? Dan Burton is ...

Equal Justice?
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sanho Tree Drugs, race, and some pretty skewed numbers. Only 12 percent of the nation's drug users are Af ...

Beyond 'Just Say No'
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Eric E. Sterling Over the years, churches have had a lot to say about alcohol and drug policy. Some of it has been helpful. ...

On the Ground in Bogota, Colombia
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Voices from the Colombian church's human rights community. #request.app.root#/magazi ...

The Time of Coca
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger On the Colombian front of the drug war, it's hard to tell who—or what—is the real enemy. ...

Can You Say "Counterinsurgency"?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger In November 2000, Congress passed "Plan Colombia," a $1.3 billion plan to fight cocaine production in Colombia ...