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America’s Drug Wars: Fifty Years of Reinforcing Racism

Alfred McCoy Tomdispatch
It’s time to end the war on drug users — repeal the heavy penalties for possession; pardon the millions of nonviolent offenders; replace mass incarceration with mandatory drug treatment; restore voting rights to convicts and ex-convicts.

The Last Lost Cause, Review of Fear Itself

Jeremy K. Kessler Jacobin Magazine - Issue 10
Book Review - In Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time, by Ira Katznelson. Was the mid-century dominance of southern Democrats essential to the defeat of Hitler and the triumph of American democracy?
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