Dr. Gabor Mate, interviewed on Democracy Now, discusses the Global Commission on Drug Policy's recent conclusion that the US led War on Drugs has been a failure, and will continue to fail. Mate points out that this recommendation doesn't come from the usual advocacy groups, or from physicians like himself but from "sterling establishment figures," such as former US secretary of state George Schultz, and Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve. The commission also featured George Papandreou, prime minister of Greece, and Cesar Gaviria, former president of Colombia.
Monday, 06 June 2011 16:08
Dr Gabor Mate on Global Panel’s Call to End "Failed" U.S.-Led Drug WarWritten by TJ Dawe
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Here's a link to part two of the discussion: http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2011/6/6/dr_gabor_mat_more_compassion_less_violence_needed_in_addressing_drug_addiction
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