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Driven from New Orleans (2012), Drug Wars (2013), On the Run (2014)

A previous post refers to Driven from New Orleans: How Nonprofits Betray Public Housing and Promote Privatization (2012). A passage (p. 98) from the latter study brings to mind the following additional previous posts: The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973 (Kathleen J. Frydl, 2013) Framing Regent Park: The National Film Board and the construction of […]

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Drug wars and the power of rhetoric

An Oct. 18, 2013 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Mental illness: is ‘chemical imbalance’ theory a myth?” Chemical balance theory has fallen in status The subhead reads: “The chemical imbalance theory has fallen in status from bedrock scientific principle to mere marketing device in the minds of many researchers.” The assumption is questioned that brain […]

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The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973 (Kathleen J. Frydl, 2013)

Around the time that it was published, I read a book by Charles Tart entitled Altered States of Consciousness: A Book of Readings (1969). The book introduced me to a concept that I found appealing. In the book, Charles Tart or some other writer asserts that if one wants to enhance one’s level of consciousness, […]

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Narcoland (2013) describes a disastrous “war on drugs” that has led to more than 80,000 deaths in Mexico since its inception in 2006

Over the years, I’ve written several posts about the War on Drugs. One post, by way of example, is entitled: The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973 (Kathleen J. Frydl, 2013) A key point in the above-noted study is that national drug laws have to do with power. It has to do with the assertion, enactment, and […]

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Woman robbed at Forty First St. and Lake Shore Blvd. West of prescription drugs with $10,000 street value

An Aug. 17, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Woman robbed of prescription drugs with $10,000 street value: Police say the 63-year-old was pushed by two assailants, who stole hundreds of painkillers and muscle relaxants.” The opening paragraphs read: Police are warning the public after two men allegedly pushed a 63-year-old woman to the ground and […]