America’s Never-Ending War on Drugs

One of the most valuable sources of news and analysis I’ve found in recent years is a program called “On The Media”.  It’s a weekly show produced by WNYC, a public radio station in New York.  The show offers insightful analysis of current events and critically examines how the  media covers them.  I learn something every time I listen.

Here’s a sample, from a recent episode addressing misconceptions of the drug “crisis” and how they are perpetuated by politicians, the media and the police.  Give it a listen…