Sunday, June 26, 2011
Clear your calendars for the Rising Tide VI conference at Xavier University in New Orleans on August 27, 2011. This conference grew out of the unrest and anger triggered by Hurricane Katrina and the aftermath as concerned citizens took to their computers, found others with similar interests and concerns and began to organize. Past speakers and panelist include Harry Shearer, New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas, Mac McClelland of Mother Jones, author of Rising Tide John Barry, and others. Click here for details.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
So most criminologists will tell you that the War on Drugs is an utter failure. Drugs today are more potent and easily accessible than they were decades ago when this version of the War on Drugs started (Nixon > Reagan > Bush > Clinton).