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The War on Drugs Turns 40

Jun 16, 2011 | By Page May

Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary for the War on Drugs. What does that have to do with the wealth gap?

Read about the economic and social consequences of the war's mass incarceration of people of color in these two articles:

ColorLines: Michelle Alexander: More Black Men in Prison Than Were Enslaved in 1850

The Guardian: America's new Jim Crow system

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