“I Feared For My Life” and Other Excuses Cops and the FBI Use to Get Away With Murder, Terrorism, and Entrapment

“He was reaching for his waistband,” “He was holding something,” and “He lurched towards me” are also popular. Of course, it doesn’t matter what the dead victim was reaching for […]

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Childhood Psychiatry, the Side-effects of Antipsychotics, and Rethinking Mental Disorders, Brain Diseases, their Relationship with Bodily Diseases, and For-profit Psychiatry

Along with most mental disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are diagnosed far too often. From 1994 to 2003, the estimated number of children diagnosed with bipolar increased by more than […]

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Rethinking Normality, Insanity, Mental Wellness, the Insanity Defense, and the Distinction Between Acceptable and Unacceptable Forms of Violence

Psychology is a young and developing field of study. Psychology literally means “study of the soul” and is derived from the Greek ψυχή or psukhē, meaning “soul” or mind and […]

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The Mental Health Industry, Involuntary Commitment, the Rosenhan Experiment, Psychiatric Medication, Overmedication, and Holistic Alternatives

According to a survey conducted by the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association, there were 319,918 seriously “”mentally ill” people in prison, making up 16% of the total […]

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Legalizing Drugs To Reduce Harm and Reforming Rehabilitation Programs like “The Twelve Steps”

Many people believe legalizing drugs would increase usage and addiction, but this does not have to be the case. It could reduce both if they were legalized, controlled, and distributed […]

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A Brief History of the Criminalization of Cannabis in the United States

Since cannabis possession, use, and sale are the most most common reasons Americans are locked up in prison and jail, understanding why this plant became illegal in the US is […]

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Analyzing the Illicit and Licit Opium and Cocaine Markets, US Government Protection and Distribution, and the Correlation Between GDP, Smuggling Routes, Drug laws, and Addiction

As stated countries that are the primary sources of lethal drugs are generally poor, addiction there is not very prevalent, drugs there are cheap, and they only become valuable when […]

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Gentrification, Terrorism, and the Real Reasons for the Selective Criminalization of Drugs

Many rich, powerful people have always wanted poor people out of their neighborhoods to reduce their political involvement, organization, presence, and awareness of economic inequities. And when money determines the […]

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Corporate News Media Manipulation, Cronyism, Censorship, Biases, Advertising, and Attacks on Internet Freedom

Propaganda in the news is not subtle. Propaganda about minorities in America today, for example, is still blatant. However, the language has changed. In the 1920s it was not uncommon […]

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