Portugal’s drug policy shows what common-sense approach looks like

Dr. Joao Goulao, Director-General of The General Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, stands for a portrait on Geary Street on Monday, October 29, 2018 in San Francisco, Calif.  Photo: Lea Suzuki / The Chronicle By Heather Knight (SFChronicle.com) October 30, 2018 San Francisco likes to think of itself… Continue reading

Slavoj Žižek: Trump’s rise is a symptom of a dark and subtle force

Instead of focusing on President Donald Trump, the Slovenian philosopher says liberals should incrementally challenge the fundamentals of the economic system. STEPHEN JOHNSON (bigthink.com) 24 October, 2018 Slavoj Žižek and British political writer Owen Jones recently spoke about American politics, the left and global capitalism. Žižek sees the success of President… Continue reading