Drug Truth Network Special: Best of 2011 with Craig Watkins, Drug Truth Network speech, Dorsey Nunn, Dr. Robert Melemede, Michelle Alexander, Christian Parenti, Ethan Nadelmann and Diana Washington Valdez.
Dane Schiller, reporter for the Houston Chronicle, discusses the escalation of the drug war in U.S.; Radley Balko op-ed in Huffington Post; Neal Pearce of Washington Post on the Senate filibuster of criminal justice bill.
Rally for the National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation, with Ray Hill, Black Panther Party representative; Terry Nelson of LEAP; Mary Jane Borden; NBC Los Angeles interview with U.S. attorney.
The War on Drugs: "Worth it or Worthless?" Former DEA head and U.S. congressman Asa Hutchinson debates Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance. Sponsored by the Students for Sensible Drug Policy chapter of the University of Arkansas.
Meghan Ralston, harm reduction coordinator for the Drug Policy Alliance, discusses rehab, relapse and Amy Winehouse; attorneyy James Felman on the overturning of Florida drug law; report from Israel, "supplying medical marijuana to elderly at nursing homes..
Rice professor William Martin, a fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute, and Jerry Epstein, president of the Drug Policy Forum of Texas, take a new look at the drug war; Terry Nelson of LEAP comments on the 40th anniversary of Nixon's war.
Eric Sterling, president of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation; Dr. Robert Melamede; Mary Jane Borden of Drug War Facts; Terry Nelson of LEAP; report from Al Jazeera on Bolivia's use of "oxi," deemed worse than crack.
Dorsey Nunn of Prisoners With Children, director of LEAP Neill Franklin, Washington state Rep. Roger Goodman, Terry Nelson of LEAP, Florence Coaxum of Texas Southern University, and Asha Bandele of Drug Policy Alliance.
Washington state Rep. Roger Goodman is running for U.S. Congress and supports ending the drug war; Tulsa attorney Kevin Adams on the growing police/drug scandal; Montana House sends medical marijuana repeal bill to governor; Terry Nelson of LEAP.
Paul Armentano of NORML on big pharmaceutical claims on marijuana; Tom Daubert on the Montana legislature's attempt to overthrow medical marijuana law; Dr. Rick Doblin of MAPS comments on MDMA progress; Texas tour and CBS News take on U.S. "walking" guns into Mexico.
Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of Drug Policy Alliance, on the 40th anniversary of the drug war; clips from New York Times and KIRO TV; Drug War Facts with Mary Jane Borden; cannabis recipe from Sandy Moriarty.
Top 10 international drug stories of 2010, courtesy of Phil Smith, reporter for Stop The Drug War; recap with Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.