The Amazing History Of The Drug War
[tweet_dis2]The Amazing History Of The Drug War[/tweet_dis2]
The war on drugs: Is it a genuine public health crusade or an attempt to carry out what author Michelle Alexander characterizes as “the New Jim Crow”?
A new report by Dan Baum for Harper’s Magazine suggests the latter. Specifically, Baum refers to a quote from John Ehrlichman, who served as domestic policy chief for President Richard Nixon when the administration declared its war on drugs in 1971. According to Baum, Ehrlichman said in 1994 that the drug war was a ploy to undermine Nixon’s political opposition — meaning, black people and critics of the Vietnam War…
Support The Show On Patreon:
Here’s Our Amazon Link:
Follow Kyle on Twitter:
Like the show on Facebook:
Clip from The Kyle Kulinski Show, which airs live on Blog Talk Radio and Secular Talk Radio Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Eastern time zone.
Listen to the Live Show or On Demand archive at: