Remedy The Regulators

Remedy The Regulators

Responsibility for America’s opioid crisis has to be found out. Local governments have taken the large pharmaceutical companies to court for that, but a better way for determining responsibility is to draw a distinction between the crisis of addiction and the...
The Case For Junkie Welfare

The Case For Junkie Welfare

America’s opioid crisis has been uniquely lethal. A look around the world shows us how other nations have mitigated it much more successfully. For starters, we can say drug policy in America is killing people through failure to adapt, but there are two other...

Chasing Your Tail To Death

aka, The Polypharma Syndrome The latest phase of America’s opioid epidemic has killed more Americans than the Vietnam war. By all accounts it is spreading A new study looks at why: partly, and paradoxically, it’s because we have more access to the...

The Drug Warrior’s Catch-22

An open-eyed look at the history of drug prohibition makes it pretty clear that the bans on recreational drugs were born of a combination of puritanism and racism, then nurtured by opportunistic politicians, selfish crusaders, and rent-seekers of various stripes. Half...