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Pulitzer Center Update October 3, 2014

Is the War on Drugs Over?

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In the battle against the drug cartels, Honduras is emerging as a new front line. The country now...

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From 1971 to 2014, the War on Drugs has shaped the U.S. approach to race, prisons, crime, and Latin America.

Is "war" an accurate (or desirable) analogy for shifting U.S. drug policies? What might be a better one?

Pulitzer Center grantee Matt Schwartz joins a panel discussion sponsored by The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and n+1 to discuss the future of the War on Drugs with speakers Kathleen Frydl, César Gaviria and Hamilton Morris.

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