Tag Archives: New York TImes

From the week of May 5 – Drugs, Alcohol, Prisons and The New York Times

An editorial from Eduardo Porter of the New York Times prompted this blog. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/30/business/economy/in-the-us-punishment-comes-before-the-crimes.html?_r=0      Porter shared the statistics in the growth of the prison population over the last 40 years.  In 2012, an estimated 2.2 million people were in America’s prisons … Continue reading

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From the 6/11 Show – The Media, Race Relations, Drugs and Legalization

I remain concerned about the lack of honest conversations concerning the minority communities.  We have serious problems that the drug mavens and too many opportunists use to their advantage.  An uneducated media becomes the pawn for misinformation and misrepresentation. A … Continue reading

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From the 6/24 Show – The American Press Has Become Irrelevant to Our Irrelevant Lives

The radio show regular asks the question on where is the American Press concerning the growing negative outcomes from drugs, both legal and illegal.  As communities continue to grapple with drug related crime, incarceration from the aftermath of distribution and … Continue reading

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