Kate Cholewa http://mtpr.org en Drugs and Prisons Dominate the Week’s News Cycle http://mtpr.org/post/drugs-and-prisons-dominate-week-s-news-cycle <h1>Drugs and prisons hit the news cycle this week with the force of a coordinated campaign. New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy was found unconstitutional and we learned that the NSA shares intercepted information with the DEA to use against American citizens. It is the DEA’s policy, then, to makes up stories to cover up how they got their leads.</h1><p>The White House threw down on Monday. In a speech before the American Bar Association, Attorney General Eric Holder announced new White House policy in regard to mandatory minimums for low-level drug offenders. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:42:19 +0000 Kate Cholewa 7007 at http://mtpr.org