Tag Archives: Julian Betton

Race

It’s About Race

It’s About Race

I do not believe that we can talk about drugs and policing in America without talking about race. Read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Myth of Police Reform.” In fact, read anything by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Police

Crime & Punishment: The Story of Marijuana and Militarized Police

The combat between sovereign authorities on the one hand and the people who pursue the drug trade on the other—inclusive of the marijuana trade—where it remains criminal, has become frighteningly militarized in recent decades.


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