The corrosive effects on American society of Trump's brand of neoliberalism and neofascism are more obvious every day. Any viable resistance must reclaim the social as part of its strategy.
It's largely a return to the bad old days, with plenty of spending on cops and money to burn for a border wall that will accomplish nothing.
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.
With New Hampshire battling record overdose deaths, the sense has emerged that candidates who are not prepared to discuss the matter may as well skip the state's primary.
The "Last Week Tonight" host makes the compelling case for not only getting rid of mandatory minimum prison sentences for drug offenses, but for passing legislation that would allow existing prisoners to apply to have their sentences reduced retroactively.
In 2001, the Southern European country tackled drug use with what seemed like a radical plan.
The son of Vice President Joe Biden has been discharged from the navy reserve after testing positive for cocaine use, The Guardian reports.
Rennie Gibbs, a 16-year-old in Mississippi when she gave birth to a stillborn child, is facing life in prison for taking cocaine during her pregnancy. Hers is among a burgeoning number of cases in which women are prosecuted for allegedly endangering their unborn children.
Teens who drink alcohol are more likely to damage brain tissue than those who use marijuana, a new study shows.
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.