May 18, 2018

War On Drugs 3.13

Part THIRTEEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS – The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 and The LaGuardia Report. Show Notes: * We’ve seen […]
May 4, 2018

War On Drugs 3.12

Part TWELVE of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS, talking about Billie Holiday. Show Notes: * The jazz and blues singer Billie Holiday aka Lady […]
April 25, 2018

War On Drugs 3.11

Part ELEVEN of our series on the WAR ON DRUGS. And we’re still talking about a man who tried to stop the war on drugs way […]
April 20, 2018

War On Drugs 3.10

Part TEN of War on Drugs series. And we’re talking about a man who tried to stop the war on drugs way back in 1938 – […]
April 6, 2018

War On Drugs 3.9

Part NINE of War on Drugs series – more on the history of cannabis. Show Notes: HARRY ANSLINGER As we mentioned in an earlier episode, after […]
April 1, 2018

War On Drugs 3.8

Part EIGHT of War on Drugs series – more on the history of cannabis. Show Notes: * I like this one from The Indianapolis News, 15 […]
March 25, 2018

War On Drugs 3.7

Part seven of War on Drugs series – the history of cannabis aka marijuana aka kush, dope, grass, herb, gage, tea, reefer, chronic, hashish. Show Notes: […]
March 8, 2018

War On Drugs 3.6

Part six of War on Drugs series, we’re now talking about the history of heroin, opium, laudanum, and the other good shit that comes from the […]
March 2, 2018

War On Drugs 3.5

Part five of War on Drugs series, still looking at the history of cocaine up until 1930, asking the cui bono – who benefited from the […]
February 23, 2018

War On Drugs 3.4

Part four of War on Drugs series, still looking at the history of cocaine up until 1930. Show Notes: Back to our discussion about cocaine. In […]
January 25, 2018

War On Drugs 3.3

Part three of War on Drugs series. We begin the story of Harry Anslinger, the father of the War on Drugs. And we also talk about […]
January 14, 2018

War On Drugs 3.2

Part two of third series. The Eighteenth Amendment is passed. And then repealed. Thousands of people die along the way.   Theme music: Holy Deep by The Passion […]
January 13, 2018

War On Drugs 3.1

Our third series starts today. We’re going to be looking at the history of the “War On Drugs”. Theme music: Holy Deep by The Passion HiFi Show Notes: […]
December 24, 2017

Gun Control 2.5

The fifth episode of our series on gun control and gun violence  continues our look at the United States. We explore the history of the Second […]
December 15, 2017

Gun Control 2.4

The fourth episode of our series on gun control and gun violence  begins our look at the United States. Was the Wild West as violent as […]
November 17, 2017

Gun Control 2.3

The third episode of our series on gun control and gun violence looks at the UK and Canadian experiences. They both had a significant mass shooting […]
November 10, 2017

Gun Control 2.2

The second episode of our series on gun control and gun violence, finishing up our chat about the Aussie experience. Did the gun restrictions put into […]