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David Simon on Baltimore’s Anguish | The Marshall Project
David Simon ("The Wire", "Homicide") blames the drug war for the breakdown of trust between the police and the community following the abandonment of constitutional protections. Points out that the police force is largely black. Petyr Baelish really did cook the crime stats, too.
baltimore  the-wire  david-simon  drugs  police  politics 
may 2015 by pw201
DAVID SIMON - Vice Magazine
"David Simon is responsible for one of the greatest feats of storytelling of the past century, and that’s the entire five-season run of the television series The Wire." - Vice Magazine interview him.
vicemagazine  the-wire  tv-programmes  tv  television  wire  crime  drugs  politics  journalism 
december 2009 by pw201
Is Obama About To Become Just Another War Criminal?
"Aghanistan is not a country, it's a criminal enterprise" - Evert Cilliers wonders what America is doing there, a question you might also ask about the UK.
drugs  politics  war  afghanistan  taliban  pakistan  islam 
november 2009 by pw201
badscience » Heroin On Prescription
An essay arguing that heroin should be available on prescription.
medicine  politics  science  heroin  drugs  health 
november 2006 by pw201

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