Health & Education

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (2/2)
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Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (2/2)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Hari tells Paul Jay that the conventional understanding of drug addiction is wrong, and alternative drug policy in Portugal and Canada can lead the way. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced March 6, 2015.

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (1/2)
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Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (1/2)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Hari tells Paul Jay that from the 1914 legislation criminalizing drugs, to the targeting of singer Billie Holiday, to today’s “War on Drugs”, racism is at the heart of the policy. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced February 6, 2015.

Peoples’ Lives vs. Profits of Pharmaceutical Monopolies – GPE Newsdocs
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Peoples’ Lives vs. Profits of Pharmaceutical Monopolies – GPE Newsdocs

The governments of India and South-Africa backed by about 100 countries and counting are calling for a waiver on patents over COVID-19 related medicines and equipment. Headquarter countries of Big Pharma are opposing it. The debate is going on at the WTO and will be decided soon.

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