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War On Drugs

The 3.6 Billion Dollar Nickel Bag

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A new report from the ACLU reveals troubling racial biases and spending in the ‘war on marijuana’.   Weed. Ganja. Yerba Buena. Pot. President Barack Obama admits to having smoked it in his younger days like President Bill Clinton before him. While we have long since known that those of us who look like the

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The Stigma of Incarceration – Panel at Mount Holyoke College

[bigbutton url=”http://trggradio.org/stigma-of-incarceration-panel-mount-holyoke-college/” color=”red”]Listen to the Panel hosted on TRGGR Radio[/bigbutton]   The Untouchable Caste of the United States: The Stigma of Incarceration and the Metamorphosis of Legal Discrimination Mount Holyoke College – South Hadley, Massachusetts – April 11, 2012 A panel featuring Rosa Clemente Jasiri X Jared Ball and Marc Lamont Hill moderated by Chris Tinson

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Rockefeller’s Rocky Road

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A hip hop activist argues that the proposed revisions to New York’s draconian drug laws don’t come close to constituting meaningful reform. [blockquote]    “We should be ashamed of ourselves. Rockefeller drug reform – ha! – I don’t think so.” – State Sen. Thomas Duane (D-Manhattan)[/blockquote] While many are praising the recent reform of the Rockefeller

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