Sunday, September 15, 2013

Cenk Uygur: War On Weed Is "The New Jim Crow"

Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks comments on an ACLU report based on federal data showing skyrocketing marijuana arrests in recent years, especially under the Obama administration; the exorbitant cost of the war on weed; its futility, and its racist character, given the fact that blacks and whites use marijuana at similar rates, yet blacks are arrested four times as much. Uygur refers to marijuana laws as "the new Jim Crow." Watch:

(h/t: Best of the Left Podcast)

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