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Dr. Carl Hart says don’t blame drugs for society’s problems. Dr. Carl Hart grew up in a tough neighborhood in Miami. Carl tells Tom Ashbrook and us to end the war on drugs. Carl says we’ve misrepresented the effects of the drugs. He claims that we have confused effects of poverty and stifled ambition for drug effects.
Dr. Carl Hart, professor of Psychology at Columbia University, director of Methamphetamine Research Laboratories at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and author of "High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society". (@drcarlhart)
Dr. Alvin Poussaint, psychiatrist at Harvard University Medical School and author of "Come On, People: On the Path from Victims to Victors".
Source: On Point with Tom Ashbrook: A New Look At Drugs In America
The One-Page Plan To Fix Climate Change
Is climate change really a complicated, intractable problem? Listen to a couple economists about a very simple idea that could solve the climate-change problem: tax carbon emissions. A carbon tax could be paired with cuts in the income tax. And it would drive down emissions without picking winners or losers, and without creating complicated regulations.
Source: planet money: Episode 472: The One-Page Plan To Fix Global Warming
Music includes Jimmy Cliff - Give the People What They Want, Reverend Billy - Church Of Stop Shopping Beatitudes Of Buylessness, Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son, Church Of Stop Shopping - Justice Ghost Dance Mix, Country Joe & the Fish - I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag, Reverend Billy - McKibben's Fire & Brimstone, The New World Singers - Blowin' in the Wind, Prime Audio Soup - Meat Beat Manifesto, Dire Straits - Money for Nothing, The Beatles - All You Need Is Love, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Lion King - Hakuna Matata, Mamborama - Esperando la luz
On Point with Tom Ashbrook: A New Look At Drugs In America
planet money: Episode 472: The One-Page Plan To Fix Global Warming