Policy

Department Of Justice: States Decide On Pot Use

Department Of Justice: States Decide On Pot Use

Seattle's KING 5 News reports that states can now let people use marijuana, license people to grow it and even allow adults to stroll into stores and buy it — as long as the weed is kept away from kids, the black market and federal property.

Breaking The Taboo: The War On Drugs

Narrated by Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman, "Breaking the Taboo" is produced by Sam Branson's Sundog Pictures and Brazilian co-production partner Spray Films and was directed by Cosmo Feilding Mellen and Fernando Grostein Andrade.

Big Commodity Traders Control World Grain Market

The devastating heatwave that's overtaken the United States is destroying a great part of American agriculture. Forty-five percent of the corn crop has been destroyed, 35 percent of the soya bean crop, pushing the price of commodities to record highs. Overall, the global food prices have risen by 6 percent in July alone.

Late Night Open Thread

Via Lee Camp: The man who is the progenitor of the Euro has said it was designed to take fiscal policy out of the hands of the people. So whose hands is it in? This is your Moment of Clarity #158. Your open thread begins below...