war on drugs

Podcast
Oct 10, 2018
Fighting against tyranny in the Phillipines

Fighting against tyranny in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Currents
President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" has killed over 20,000 people. Opposition and organizing against this repression is growing by the day.
Book Review
Oct 9, 2014

Why the 'War on Drugs' is a total failure

Paula Mallea
What can be done and what is being done in Canada to move on from the failed "War on Drugs"? Paula Mallea discusses better alternatives in this excerpt.
Podcast
Jan 31, 2014

Abbotsford strikes down 9-year harm reduction ban

Redeye
Injection drug users and their allies scored a major victory in Abbotsford, B.C. on January 13 when the city council voted to lift the ban against harm reduction measures such as a needle exchange.
Podcast
Nov 8, 2013

Forum: The Case for Heroin Assisted Treatment in Canada

Redeye
Pivot Legal hosted a forum to discuss the benefits of prescribing heroin to profoundly addicted users. The discussion featured Dr. Gabor Maté, Dr. Bruce Alexander, Dave Murray and Scott Bernstein.
Podcast
Nov 4, 2013

Voices of the victims of the drug war in Mexico

Redeye
Javier Sicilia and Teresa Carmona have both lost a son in drug violence in Mexico. They are travelling around North America with Carlene Pickard of Global Exchange.
RabbleTV
Jun 9, 2011

Not Rex: Dope wars

The Global Commission on Drug Policy has just weighed in. The War on Drugs is an abysmal failure. They even get it in the U.S. So why is Canada going on a bad trip?
Podcast
Mar 31, 2011

Increasing violence in Mexico

Redeye
Redeye speaks with Agustin Goenaga about the effect of military deployments on the stable, albeit corrupt, system of police control of the informal economy.

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