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This Is Your Country on Drugs

Ryan Grim

Kill The Messenger: How The Media Destroyed Gary Webb | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Douglas Farah was in El Salvador when the San Jose Mercury News broke a major story in the summer of 1996: The Nicaraguan Contras, a con...

Ryan Grim Discusses His New Book "This Is Your Country on Drugs" On CNN (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Senior Congressional Correspondent Ryan Grim was a guest on CNN's "American Morning" to discuss his new book "This Is Your Country On Drugs...

NAFTA And The Drug Cartels: "A Deal Made In Narco Heaven" -- Exclusive Excerpt and Live Chat at 3pm EST

Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ryan Grim

The NAFTA debate was difficult enough without having to talk about the sprawling Mexican drug trade and its attendant corruption. And how NAFTA would also end up benefiting the cartels. So President Clinton ordered his people not to talk about it.

Exclusive Excerpt: This Is Your Country On Drugs

Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ryan Grim

When approached in isolation, drug policy almost always backfires, because it doesn't take into account the powerful economic, social, and cultural forces that also determine how and why Americans get high.

Ryan Grim

Jim Webb: Pot Legalization Could Be Part Of Criminal Justice Overhaul | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim Webb, fresh off his passage of an historic expansion of the GI Bill, has found a new issue: the criminal justice system. And when Webb, a Vir...