Western civilization's arbitrary categorization of drugs into UN treaties flies in the face of thousands of years of traditional medicine, Sanho Tree tells Free Culture Radio.
The war on drugs "turns relatively cheap products into something worth more then their weight in gold," says Sanho Tree on CCTV America.
Playing fair and square has become an exception, rather than the rule, in sports.
International standards for drug control are increasingly unscientific and deleterious.
The way drugs are developed and sold hurts the world's poor.
The worst thing the U.S. military could do in Afghanistan right now is forced eradication of poppies, because it would alienate peasant farmers and drive them into the arms of the Taliban. The farmers will turn to illicit crops to feed their families.
In seven days, the Andean region went from the brink of war to a grudging peace. But as columnist Laura Carlsen reports, all is still not well.
The U.S. Military reconfigures its unpopular presence in Latin America.
Poppies are the go-to crop for many Afghan farmers. Here's a way to change that.