drug war http://blog.wlrn.org en Neuroscientist’s Journey Of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs & Society http://blog.wlrn.org/post/neuroscientist-s-journey-self-discovery-challenges-everything-you-know-about-drugs-society <p></p><p>04/30/14- Wednesday's&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a>is a rebroadcast of a program with Columbia University neuroscientist <strong><a href="http://www.highpricethebook.com/">Dr. Carl Hart</a></strong>.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A native </span>Miamian<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Hart has written&nbsp; </span><a href="http://amzn.to/18ePawb"><strong><em style="line-height: 1.5;">HIGH PRICE:&nbsp; A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society</em></strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After 22 years of research, he challenges the way we think about poverty, race and addiction.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wednesday at one 1pm on </span>WLRN<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 31595 at http://blog.wlrn.org Neuroscientist’s Journey Of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs & Society They Got Shorty! But Will Arrest Of World's Most Wanted Drug Lord Bring Change? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/they-got-shorty-will-arrest-worlds-most-wanted-drug-lord-bring-change <p></p><p>Mexico's nightmarish, decade-long drug war seemed to start in 2001, when Joaquín&nbsp;Guzmán escaped from a Guadalajara prison inside a laundry truck.</p><p>So could this weekend's celebrated capture of&nbsp;Guzmán&nbsp;– the world's most wanted drug lord&nbsp;–&nbsp;mark the ebb of that violence?</p><p>Don't count on it&nbsp;– at least not until Mexico addresses more seriously the deep police and judicial flaws that helped make it so hard to collar Guzmán in the first place.</p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:56:41 +0000 Tim Padgett 28299 at http://blog.wlrn.org They Got Shorty! But Will Arrest Of World's Most Wanted Drug Lord Bring Change? Mexican Court Frees Drug Lord Convicted In Killing DEA Agent http://blog.wlrn.org/post/mexican-court-frees-drug-lord-convicted-killing-dea-agent A Mexican court has thrown out the conviction of infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, 28 years after he was convicted and imprisoned for the 1985 kidnapping and murder of U.S. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:18:39 +0000 Scott Neuman 18886 at http://blog.wlrn.org Mexican Court Frees Drug Lord Convicted In Killing DEA Agent A Challenge to What We Know About Drugs & Society http://blog.wlrn.org/post/challenge-what-we-know-about-drugs-society <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">06/26/13 - Wednesday's&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents&nbsp;</b></span></font></a><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">is with Columbia University neuroscientist <strong><a href="http://www.highpricethebook.com/">Dr. Carl Hart</a></strong>.&nbsp;</span></font></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">A native Miamian, Hart has written&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></font><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/18ePawb"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><i>HIGH PRICE:&nbsp; A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society</i></span></font></a></strong><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">.&nbsp;</span></font><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">After 22 years of research, he challenges the way we think about poverty, race and addiction.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">That’s&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;Wednesday at&nbsp;</span></font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">1pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD1</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD2</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program. &nbsp;</span></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 16422 at http://blog.wlrn.org A Challenge to What We Know About Drugs & Society Miami Feels Pain Of Guatemala Genocide, Narco-Terror http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-feels-pain-guatemala-genocide-narco-terror <p>The last time I spoke with former Guatemalan strongman Efraín Ríos Montt, in 2003, he was running (unsuccessfully, thank God) for President—and he was delusional as ever.</p><p>Every bit as unhinged from reality as he’d been two decades before, during the darkest days of Guatemala’s 36-year-long civil war, when as military dictator from 1982-83, he led a “scorched earth” campaign that killed thousands of mostly indigenous Maya peasants.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tim Padgett 13986 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Feels Pain Of Guatemala Genocide, Narco-Terror