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Russell Brand on How the War on Drugs Was a Way to Vilify and Control

The “Trews” host, who struggled with addiction for many years, sees drug dependence as the inevitable outcome of a consumerist, capitalist society that has stripped human lives of meaning.

Posted on Dec 20, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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Drug Legalization in America: Shifting the Dialogue From ‘Why?’ to ‘How?’

As the United States debates the legalization of marijuana and faces a growing trend of opioid addiction, journalist Dan Baum discusses the complexities of legalizing drugs in our country.

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VIDEO: Missed the Eighth GOP Debate? Watch the Highlights Here

If you didn’t have a chance to watch the Republican debate Saturday night, or simply want a refresher, here are some of the most important moments.

Posted on Feb 7, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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VIDEO: Missed Saturday’s Democratic Debate? Watch the Highlights Here

For those of you who had prior engagements on Saturday night, here’s a short clip to get you caught up on the standout moments from ABC’s Democratic debate.

Posted on Dec 20, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN



Read Truthdig’s Tweets From Saturday Night’s Democratic Debate

All of our tweets from the ABC Democratic debate in one place for your enjoyment.

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Russell Brand Tells Amy Goodman His Reasons for Wanting a Revolution

“There’s a deficit of happiness, a deficit of community,” the “Trews” host told Amy Goodman in a recent “Democracy Now!” interview. “All of us or a lot of us feel a little adrift, like we don’t how we’re supposed to live.”

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN



Russell Brand Tells Amy Goodman His Reasons for Wanting a Revolution

“There’s a deficit of happiness, a deficit of community,” the “Trews” host told Amy Goodman in a recent “Democracy Now!” interview. “All of us or a lot of us feel a little adrift, like we don’t how we’re supposed to live.”

Posted on Nov 15, 2014 READ MORE



Recalled to Life

Christine Pagano’s drug addictions took her from a middle-class home to prostitution and homelessness on the streets of Camden, N.J., one of our poorest cities. Her journey into hell showed her the other America.

Posted on Mar 23, 2014 READ MORE



Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death ‘Inevitable,’ Thanks to Our Drug Laws

“Addiction is a mental illness around which there is a great deal of confusion,” writes the British comedian Russell Brand in an analysis of the drug-induced death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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Reformulated Drug Sends Users Elsewhere

A harder-to-abuse version of OxyContin released two years ago has pushed users to other drugs that mimic the effects of opiates, including heroin.

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