end the drug war

July 24, 2017

The Fight Against Darknet Markets Will Lead us Nowhere

The past week was a sad one for online freedom. Liberty’s last sanctuary has been threatened once again by the usual, ignorant and relentless governmental bodies in Europe and the US. Their […]
March 12, 2017

Israel’s New Marijuana Bill: The Most Criminalizing Decriminalization Ever

After decades of prohibition since under British rule, the Israeli government approved the decriminalization of cannabis for recreational users. Hurray! Now hundreds of thousands of Israeli weed-smokers will no longer have to […]
November 10, 2014

Destroying the Village in Order to Save It

During the Vietnam War, a U.S. major justified bombing and shelling civilian areas in Bến Tre by saying “It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.” This statement evolved into the […]
September 29, 2014

Does Obama Believe He Should Have Gone to Prison?

As President Obama has admitted since long before entering politics, he’s done his fair share of illegal drugs. In his 1995 book, Dreams From My Father, he wrote that he’d used marijuana […]
September 5, 2014

The Empire and the Drug War

Check out SFL’s campaign to end the War on Drugs at endthedrugwar.org.  It’s all too easy to see the “War on Drugs” as merely metaphor or hyperbole devised by melodramatic politicians, yet the […]