Dylan Manfredi

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War on Drugs exploits fear instead of truth

America has undergone a great deal of change since the 1970s, but one thing that has been slow to evolve is our perception of drug use. In 1971, …

Good sense on drugs absent at the UN | Sir Ronald Sanders

<b><br>By Sir Ronald Sanders</b><p><b>NEW YORK, United States, Friday April 22, 2016 –</b> For a brief moment it appeared that good sense would prevail and the …

If the war on drugs is failing, U.N. Assembly doesn't see it

Advocates for drug reform, who were hoping that a high-level summit this week might lead to a turnaround of decades-old global drug policies that many consider failed steps in the war on drugs, left the meeting disappointed.<p>The document adopted at the<p>United Nations General AssemblySpecial Session …

Why is the UN failing to solve the ‘world drug problem’?

It will be looked at as the time the consensus was broken.<p><b>Hannah Hetzer:</b> This is the first UNGASS that has happened in almost two decades and it’s a …

Why the ‘war on drugs’ isn’t working

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>Public health experts are calling for reforms to …

Windsor prof Bill Bogart says 'war on drugs' could be coming to an end

Could the so-called war on drugs be coming to an end?<p>Bill Bogart believes we could be seeing "the beginning of the end of the war on drugs." (Bill …

United Nations

A Brief History of the Drug War

This video from hip hop legend Jay Z and acclaimed artist Molly Crabapple depicts the drug war’s devastating impact on the Black community from …

Cannabis
Drugs

Decriminalise and call a halt to the war on drugs

Successive governments in the US and elsewhere, including our own administrations, unconditionally committed to Nixon's war. In the US today $400 …

Geopolitics
U.S. Department of Justice

101 Reasons Why Evolution is True

<i>These reasons will work from the general to the specific. I’ve used links to articles in Wikipedia as much as possible because Wiki articles are</i> …

Ten Major Court Cases about Evolution and Creationism

1. In 1968, in <b>Epperson v. Arkansas</b>, the United States Supreme Court invalidated an Arkansas statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution. The …

Education

Inherit the Wind: An Historical Analysis

The film and play of the most publicized creation/evolution trial of all time are seriously biased and inaccurate.<p>Rarely does a year go by that the …

U.S. Lags World in Grasp of Genetics and Acceptance of Evolution

A comparison of peoples' views in 34 countries finds that the United States ranks near the bottom when it comes to public acceptance of evolution. …

Michigan State University

Probing Question: Why is teaching evolution still controversial?

Penn State political scientists Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer explain that, despite 40 years of court cases ruling against teaching creationism in …

Surprising Number Of Americans Don't Believe In Evolution (VIDEO)

One in three Americans doesn't believe in evolution, according to new survey results from the Pew Research Center.<p>The results, released Monday in report on views about human evolution, show that 33 percent of Americans think "humans and other living things have existed in their present form since …

No, The Moon Landings Weren’t Faked.

<i>Buzz Aldrin on the Moon with a lunar seismic experiment, July 20, 1969 (NASA photo)</i><p>When you write about space as much as I do (and use a laptop with …

10 Reasons the Moon Landings Could Be a Hoax

The theory that the moon landings were hoaxed by the US government to assert their victory in the space race over Russia, is something which has …

Moon Landing Hoax

The 60’s was a decade where technology was only just figuring out how to develop the computer mouse, so it’s not surprising that many people question …

Word of Power

Left-to-right: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin - the crew of Apollo 11.<p><b>Introduction:</b> <i>25th August, 2012 marked the death of Neil</i> …

How Our Maxwell GPUs Debunked the Apollo 11 Conspiracy Theory [Updated with Video]

No, the Apollo 11 moon landing wasn’t a hoax. And we can prove it.<p>Rather, our game demo team already did. By using Maxwell, our new GPU architecture, …

8 Moon-Landing Hoax Myths—Busted

Forty years have passed since humans first walked on the moon, but many conspiracy theorists still insist that it was all an elaborate hoax. Examine the evidence, and find out why experts say some of the most common claims simply don't hold water.<p>Strange patterns of light partially obscure the …

Apollo Moon Landing Hoax Theories That Won't Die

Photo Credit: NASA.<p>Slide 1 of 19<p>Introduction<p>In the late 1960s and early 1970s, NASA launched the Apollo missions to the moon that ultimately landed …