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(2015/02/27) Rethinking the fundamentals of drugs and addiction (Drug War) (Report)

September 25, 201572 min
Edition #902 Today we look at the not only the destructive forces at work within the drug war but also look deeper at the causes of addiction and drug abuse that could change all of your preconceived notions on the topic and maybe even our society...   Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Drug War Alternatives That Work • Overcriminalized #2- Substance Abuse •- @bravenewfilms - Air Date: 10-9-14 Ch. 3: Song 1: Once There Was a Hushpuppy - Beasts of the Southern Wild (Music from the Motion Picture) Ch. 4: Act 2: Tracking cars movements in real time as part of the DEA drug war - Le Show (@theharryshearer) - Air Date: 2-1-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Don’t Worry, We'll Be Watching You - Making Mirrors Ch. 6: Act 3: DC mayor stands up for voters on legal pot, defies congressional GOP - Rachel @Maddow Show - Air Date: 2-26-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Gateway Drug - Dancing In The Streets Ch. 8: Act 4: Challenge everything you know about drugs - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 03-05-14 Ch. 9: Song 4: Big Mistake - Fair Ain't Fair Ch. 10: Act 5: Johann Hari (@johannhari101): Everything We Know About the Drug War & Addiction is Wrong Part 1 - @democracynow - Air Date: 2-4-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Strange Fruit (1939 Single Version) - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Billie Holiday Ch. 12: Act 6: Poverty drives the demand for opiates - Economic Update with @profwolff - Air Date: 11-17-14 Ch. 13: Song 6: Poverty (Single Stereo) - That Did It! - The Duke Recordings, Vol. 3 Ch. 14: Act 7: Johann Hari (@johannhari101): Everything We Know About the Drug War & Addiction is Wrong Part 2 - @democracynow - Air Date: 2-4-15 Voicemails Ch. 16: Women should get paid the same even if they're away from work for a period - Caleb from Austin, TX Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 18: Final comments telling the story of the pile of shit Patricia Arquette stepped in and the aftermath Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Like at Contact me directly at Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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