The War on Drugs
El Chapo’s trial is revealing the futility of the war on drugs
The kingpins keep getting killed or captured, and the drug shipments keep getting busted. But nothing changes.
Felipe Calderón has no regrets about his bloody war against Mexico’s cartels
We spoke with the former Mexican president about El Chapo, the drug war, and killing kingpins.
The War on Drugs
There’s No Rational Way to Justify America’s Drug Laws
People assume a medical committee sat down to consider which recreational drugs were the safest and least addictive, and this wise group decided alcohol and tobacco should be legal, while marijuana and everything else shouldn't. That's not what happened.
The US Opioid Crisis Started in India
How India's historical role in the global opiate trade contributed to a crisis in the United States.
stream of the crop
Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation
New albums from Lil Uzi Vert, Action Bronson, and Queens of the Stone Age top our list after a busy week of releases.
Hey, Adam Granduciel, What’s Your Secret?
With new album ‘A Deeper Understanding’ The War on Drugs' frontman has become a master of riding out his anxiety.
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Stream The War on Drugs' New Album Now and Go On a Road Trip in Your Mind
'A Deeper Understanding' is streaming from the band's website for 24 hours.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Watch The War On Drugs Play "Pain" on 'Kimmel'
'A Deeper Understanding' is out August 25.
The War on Drugs Has Always Been a Big Waste of Money
As beleaguered Attorney General Jeff Sessions pushes for mandatory minimum sentencing for low-level drug offenses, we crunch some decade-spanning numbers.
Skinny or Not, GOP Health Care Effort Fails to Squeeze by the Senate
Your daily guide to what’s working what’s not and what you can do about it.
The War On Drugs Channel Springsteen with “Holding On,” Announce New LP
'A Deeper Understanding,' the follow-up to 2014's 'Lost In The Dream,' is out August 25.
Alex Robert Ross
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Yes, Jeff Sessions Is Ramping Up the War on Drugs, Again
The attorney general told federal prosecutors to hit defendants with the harshest possible charges in a total reversal of policy under Obama.