There are countless reasons why President Duterte’s Drug War isn’t helping Philippine society—and a $140 million reason President Trump might be willing to look the other way.
In this interview with Vox, IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree explains how evolution could have predicted the failure of the war on drugs.
No matter how tall or deep Trump’s wall is, it will not stop the flow of drugs or traffickers into the U.S., in fact it will heighten the national security risk.
A discussion on unpacking the challenges in Colombia, what to pay attention to in the months ahead, and what will be the role of the U.S. in the context of a new president.
Ramping up the risk premium through harsher tactics only makes drug trafficking more profitable, IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree told CCTV.
Proposals like the Alliance for Prosperity Plan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only accelerate a race to the bottom for families in the Northern triangle of Latin America, Manuel Perez-Rocha said at the AFL-CIO conference on U.S. trade policy.
Join IPS foreign policy experts in discussing how the U.S. can move from a state of perpetual war, to a more peaceful internationalism.
Drug policy expert Sanho Tree tells CCTV that two different worlds are developing. While the Americas are moving towards legalization, other countries are clamping down harder on drug laws.
IPS’ drug policy expert answers questions about the drug war in a live chat in New Zealand
Judges share the blame for America’s burgeoning incarcerated population.
The government should stop locking up nonviolent drug offenders for decades.
U.S. drug policy has been an “excerise in futility”
The Justice Department should stop targeting hardworking Americans and start protecting us from actual threats.
Nearly three dozen states restrict felons from voting even after they’ve served their time.
A weekly roundup of what IPS personalities are talking about.