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Friday Talking Points -- Is Trump Bigger Than Liam Neeson?

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A nationally-televised presidential debate stage is, indeed, neither the time nor the place, one would think. This year, however, all the rules have been thrown out and we've got Donald Trump and Marco Rubio comparing relative penis sizes in their effort to become the so-called leader of the free world.

Why It's Time to Legalize Drugs

Kofi Annan | Posted 02.24.2016 | Crime
Kofi Annan

This year, between April 19 and 21, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a special session on drugs and the world will have a chance to change course. As we approach that event, we need to ask ourselves if we are on the right policy path.

Why It's Time to Legalize Drugs

Tony Newman | Posted 02.23.2016 | Crime
Tony Newman

This year, between April 19 and 21, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a special session on drugs and the world will have a chance to change course. As we approach that event, we need to ask ourselves if we are on the right policy path.

Carly Schwartz

Top Brits Call On The U.K. To Decriminalize Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

British businessman Richard Branson and U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have advocated for drug policy reform in the past. But experts say their...

A Strategy to Stop Killing Kids and Babies on Our Streets? Think Drug Legalization

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

There has been a fruitless debate about "guns" after the school shooting tragedy in Newtown, CT in 2012, according to a smart commentary by Richard Fe...

Thousands in Mexico Take to Street to Protest Drug War -- We Need to Do the Same Here

Tony Newman | Posted 06.07.2011 | World
Tony Newman

We need the "grassroots" -- we need people to hit the streets against the unwinnable drug war. That's why yesterday's protests in Mexico are inspiring.

Top UK Official: All Drugs Should Be Legal

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's former Home Office minister and Defense Secretary Bob Ainsworth thinks all drugs, including heroin and cocaine, should be made legal in an e...

The Deadly Ignorance of "Drug Warriors"

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

A person addicted to heroin needs the drug as much as a diabetic needs insulin. How he or she gets it is problematic, but until we legalize and tax heroin, we need outreach programs to alleviate suffering and save lives.