Help “After Legalization” Dispel #Marijuana Myths Fueled by 40 Years of Drug Warrior Culture

By: Friday December 6, 2013 12:54 pm

FDL’s superlative policy analyst Jon Walker (whose analysis of the health care bill over the past 3 years has been as spot-on as the Oracle of Delphi) has now written a book on the future of marijuana.  Sort of a Future Shock for pot if you will.

If you’d like to help pay for the cost of publishing the book, which will come out at the end of December in time for Colorado’s implementation on January 1, please consider pre-buying a copy by pledging your support to the Kickstarter campaign!


First Look at New Marijuana Book: “After Legalization”

By: Wednesday December 4, 2013 1:00 pm

I’ve written a book about marijuana policy, and I know that Just Say Now and Firedoglake readers will appreciate it most — so I want to give you a sneak peak. The title is After Legalization: Understanding the Future of Marijuana Policy in America. Below are a couple of passages from the introduction.

Howard Zinn’s Echoes

By: Monday November 26, 2012 11:45 am

We’re approaching three years since Howard Zinn left us, and to my ear his voice sounds louder all the time. I expect that effect to continue for decades and centuries to come, because Zinn spoke to enduring needs. He taught lessons that must be relearned over and over, as the temptations weighing against them are so strong. And he taught those lessons better than anybody else.

GRITtv: Interview with Matt Taibbi, Author of The Great Derangement

By: Thursday May 15, 2008 1:44 pm

In his new book, The Great Derangement, Matt chronicles his cross-country travels, and finds that, with distrust of the government at new heights and cynicism about the media and their role even higher, the country is “flipping out.”

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