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Est. April 5, 2002
November 19, 2015 - Issue 630

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How Brazil’s War on Drugs
Replicates Failed Policies
In the United States

Video is courtesy of The Global African & teleSUR

This episode of The Global African features
Dr. Carl Hart, neuroscientist at Columbia
University, on how the Brazilian government
has implemented repressive drug laws that
ultimately repeat the same mistakes made in
the U.S. - In the second half of the show Mr.
Fletcher covers new changes to the Rwandan
Constitution that could mean that President
Kagame ends up staying on until 2034. What i
s driving the push for this term extension? Editorial Board member and Columnist, Bill Fletcher, Jr., is the host of The Global African on Telesur-English, a Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, the immediate past president of  TransAfricaForum, and the author of “They’re Bankrupting Us” - And Twenty Other Myths about Unions. He is also the co-author of Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice, which examines the crisis of organized labor in the USA. Other Bill Fletcher, Jr. writing can be found at Contact Mr. Fletcher and BC.

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