great article on the drug war

As someone who’s been lucky enough to take classes with one of the better drug policy gurus in the country, I have a particular affinity for sane journalism on the topic of the drug war.

Ben Wallace-Wells wrote an excellent piece in Rolling Stone magazine that details the narrow mindedness, blind ideology, and self-centered behavior that characterizes our government’s efforts over the past thirty years. Here’s the link to the article, I should warn you that its a consuming and depressing read:

How America Lost the Drug War

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