If the “War On Drugs” has Failed, is Legalization the Answer?

LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) badge/logo. With the words, "Drug Abuse Is Bad. The Drug War Is Worse."

THE REAL NEWS Paul Jay interviews Leigh Maddox and Peter Christ: The “War on Drugs” has helped create a situation where—from gangs to police to lawyers to jails—there are massive amounts of money to be made in sustaining to status quo.

Is the Arizona Border a War Zone?

The border wall, Sonora, Mexico

The Real News Network cuts through the hyperbole about spill over violence, travelling to the Arizona border with Mexico. Includes footage of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and interviews with Santa Cruz County Sherriff Tony Estrada and Maureen Meyer with Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). More at The Real News