drug war

Philippines Pres. Blocks International Probe of Duterte’s Drug War Crimes

Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has shut the International Criminal Court (ICC) out of the country as it attempts to…

March 29, 2023

Environmental Ruin, Aided by Drug War: How Can Defenders Fight Back?

Land use and control, combined with prohibition, is the fundamental motor driving environmental harm relating to production and sales of…

March 23, 2023

Vermont Has Multiple New Drug Decriminalization Bills

Vermont lawmakers have introduced four major drug policy reform proposals in March. Two of the bills would decriminalize simple possession…

March 14, 2023

Breonna Taylor Died Three Years Ago. Police Power Is Still Unchecked.

Three years ago today, police killed Breonna Taylor in her home during a no-knock raid. Her death caught the nation’s…

March 13, 2023

How the Global Drug War Threatens Environmental Defenders

The global drug war provides a golden opportunity for land-grabs that trample on human rights and sensitive ecosystems. Corporations, formally…

February 9, 2023

DC’s Drug-War Reparations Proposal Is a Good Start, But Not Perfect

The newly introduced "Comprehensive Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Act of 2023” in Washington, DC, is a welcome and necessary turning…

February 3, 2023

How the Drug War Fosters Devastating Land-Grabs

Few, if any of us, remain unaware of how industries can inflict catastrophic environmental damage—on renewable and nonrenewable resources from…

January 23, 2023

The “Three Amigos” Summit Promises More Drug War

On January 9 and 10, President Joe Biden made his first visit to Mexico while in office—and the first of…

January 12, 2023

Title 42, Weapon of the Imperialist US Drug War, Is Struck Down. Now What?

On November 15, a federal judge declared a policy commonly known as Title 42 to be unlawful. Implemented by the…

November 17, 2022

Congressional Delegation to Colombia Discussed “Failed” US Drug War

A congressional delegation returned from a visit to Colombia this week, and a congressman who was part of the trip…

October 20, 2022