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Anthony Papa

The Most Powerful Painting I Have Ever Seen... And How it Freed Someone From Prison

Tony Newman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Tony Newman

My good friend and colleague, Anthony Papa, found his passion for art while serving a 15-to-life sentence in Sing-Sing. Papa painted hundreds of pieces while behind bars, but one of them stands out and is the most powerful painting I have ever seen.

LOOK: Drug War Activists Speak Out Against 'Failed' Policies

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.04.2012 | Latino Voices

In December 2006, Mexico’s newly elected President Felipe Calderón declared war against Mexican drug cartels -- words he cemented by sending over 4...

Reading Charlotte's Web as a Activist

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tony Newman

Thirty five years after originally reading the book, I have realized that E.B. White was not only a great writer, but a visionary and activist as well.

Conservative Hollywood Website Slams Sting and Soros for Video Speaking Out Against Drug War

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Newman

It is under drug prohibition that we have record numbers of overdose deaths, and it is advocates like the Drug Policy Alliance who are offering real and proven solutions.

Madoff's Prison Number Pays Off for Lottery Player

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

It's great to see that, finally, someone got some money out of this Madoff crisis, even if it is only $1,500, about the price of one of Bernie's designer loafers or a manicure for Ruth.