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Weapons in the War for Drugs: Marijuana Unit

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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  September 28, 2012
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Photos: War on Drugs at SXSW 2012

The War on Drugs perform live at Fader Fort at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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Photos: The War on Drugs at SXSW 2012

The War on Drugs perform live at Fader Fort at SXSW 2012 on March 16, 2012.
Austin TX | March 16, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 23, 2012
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The War on Drugs | Slave Ambient

On Slave Ambient, Granduciel's love of tranced-out, yet strangely filtered arena rock jams is on full display.
Secretly Canadian (2011)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  August 12, 2011
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Are Civil (Liberties) Unions America's Best Hope?

Ron Paul and Barney Frank make odd bedfellows, but one hopes theirs is more than a one-night-stand.
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By HARVEY A. SILVERGLATE AND DANIEL R. SCHWARTZ  |  July 15, 2011
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Weapons in the War for Drugs

Weapons in the War for Drugs: A dispatch from the Marijuana Unit.
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  April 15, 2011


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Why did the liberals help construct our concentration camps for the poor?

Why did middle-class liberals, historically the leaders of compassionate social reform, allow, with nary a peep, the construction of our colossal Prison Complex? Two books, one new and one a few years old, explain why liberals not only went along with
Prison complex
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  September 10, 2010
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Making change

John Sinclair’s poem “Ask Me Now” leaves little question about the poet’s values.
John Sinclair vs. ‘the dictates of conventional society’
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 23, 2010

Injustice department

Thank you Harvey Silverglate for shining a light on our criminal-injustice system with your new book Three Felonies a Day. And thank you Peter Kadzis for a great interview.
Letters to the Boston editor, October 2, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 02, 2009
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Kurt Vile | Childish Prodigy

Kurt Vile's punny name, as well as the title of his latest full-length album, bespeaks low-art subversion.
Matador (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  October 02, 2009
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Politics of pain

When it comes to the legalization of medical marijuana in Rhode Island, the question has generally been when — not if — it would happen.
Rhode Island follows through on medical marijuana
By IAN DONNIS  |  January 07, 2006