war on drugs 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 <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? Today on Your Call: Who’s profiting from the war on drugs? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-who-s-profiting-war-drugs <p><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Verdana; letter-spacing: 0px">On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll talk about the money behind the drug war.&nbsp; The U.S. government spent over $15 billion dollars in 2010. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 12401 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Who’s profiting from the war on drugs? 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