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The Forgotten War on Drugs and Election ‘08

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Posted on Jun 19, 2007
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Venezuelan army helicopters fly over the Sierra de Perija national park, where poppy and marijuana plants are often discovered.

Renowned sociologist Dr. Troy Duster discusses the war on drugs, race, public policy and the 2008 election.

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By barbara smith, October 18, 2007 at 12:35 pm Link to this comment
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I am 100% for early release for non-violent criminals.  It is true that is costing the taxpayers money to keep them in prision when they pose no threat to society.  Let them out so they can go to work and pay their own way.

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One of the best explanations of how we became the world’s leading jailer. Thank you Dr. Troy Duster!

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