Racial Inequality Is Alive And Kicking, No Matter What Fox News Says

If all you listened to was right-wing pundits, you could be forgiven for thinking that the civil rights movement was hundreds of years ago, instead of less than fifty. You could easily assume that racial inequality doesn’t exist, and that people are poor simply because they’re lazy. You would believe that America is a land […]

Marijuana Arrests, Mass Killings, Psychotropic Drugs and Guns — It’s Time to Reevaluate the Conversations

If it seems like marijuana and the War on Drugs are always in the news, you’re right. Figures from the 2012 FBI Uniform Crime Report: Crime in the United States show that the number of arrests for marijuana alone far exceeds the arrests for violent crime in this country. While the nationwide total for violent […]