Drug War http://kalw.org en Your Call: What’s the legacy of the drug war? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-what-s-legacy-drug-war <p class="p1"><span class="s1">On today's Your Call, we’ll revisit Rose Aguilar’s conversation with Eugene Jarecki, filmmaker behind the documentary, The House I Live In, which “captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs.”&nbsp; The drug war has lasted 40 years, cost 1 trillion dollars, and led to over 45 million arrests.&nbsp; But what has it accomplished?&nbsp; Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</span></p><p class="p1"><strong><span class="s1">Guest:</span></strong></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 46293 at http://kalw.org Your Call: What’s the legacy of the drug war? Today on Your Call: How has the drug war affected you? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-has-drug-war-affected-you-0 <p></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:22:34 +0000 Ali Budner 36034 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How has the drug war affected you? Today on Your Call: How has the drug war affected you? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-has-drug-war-affected-you <p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 32927 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How has the drug war affected you? Radio Ambulante: Los que saben la letra, que la canten / If you know the words, sing them http://kalw.org/post/radio-ambulante-los-que-saben-la-letra-que-la-canten-if-you-know-words-sing-them <p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px;">TAMAULIPAS&nbsp;-- The Mexican state of&nbsp;Tamaulipas&nbsp;has become the epicenter of the&nbsp;Narco&nbsp;War. In this bloody conflict, it has become difficult to name the antagonists, or demand explanations for so much blood. In the face such horror, reporter Lizzy Cantú wonders, how do you live in silence?</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 18:37:36 +0000 Lizzy Cantú 31154 at http://kalw.org Radio Ambulante: Los que saben la letra, que la canten / If you know the words, sing them America's war on drugs: 40 years, a trillion dollars, and debatable results http://kalw.org/post/americas-war-drugs-40-years-trillion-dollars-and-debatable-results <p>In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared drug users public enemy number one. Young, white, middle-class kids were openly using recreational drugs, and long-held stigmas about drug use were shrinking, especially in the Bay Area. Public perception typically connected drugs with protest culture and the social rebellion of the &#39;60s and &#39;70s. To then-president Richard Nixon, and many others, it was a sign of society coming apart at the seams.</p> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 23:52:29 +0000 Chris Connelly 2935 at http://kalw.org America's war on drugs: 40 years, a trillion dollars, and debatable results