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    Drug Use Criminalization v. Decriminalization

    • Luigi M. Solivetti
    01 January 2001

    publicationThe present paper focuses on the pros & cons of the main dichotomy in the field of drug control policy: that between criminalization and decriminalization. In the extensive opening chapter dedicated to the “Premises”, the various points of view about the advisability of having recourse to criminal sanctions are examined.

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  2. Drug Use Criminalization v. Decriminalization

    • Luigi M. Solivetti
    01 January 2001

    The present paper focuses on the pros & cons of the main dichotomy in the field of drug control policy: that between criminalization and decriminalization. In the extensive opening chapter dedicated to the “Premises”, the various points of view about the advisability of having recourse to criminal sanctions are examined.

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    campaign for democratic decentralisation in Kerala

    T. M. Thomas Isaac
    01 January 2001
    Article
  4. The UN in the Israel-Palestine Struggle

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 January 2001
    Article

    The role of the UN in the conflict varies from impotent to accomplice to broker and more over the decades.

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    What Now?

    Susan George
    15 January 2001
    Article
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    L'OMC menace la démocratie

    Susan George
    18 January 2001
    Article
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    Pinochet Watch no 33

    30 January 2001
    Article

    Pinochet Watch is an electronic news service of the Institute for Policy Studies.

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    Pinochet Indictment Reinstated by Chile

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    30 January 2001
    Article

    A Chilean magistrate reinstated the indictment and house arrest of Gen. Augusto Pinochet on charges stemming from the killing of 57 political prisoners and the disappearance of 18 others.

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    Worlds Apart

    Hilary Wainwright, Tony Juniper
    31 January 2001
    Article
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    Evaluating alternative cannabis regimes

    • Robert MacCoun, Peter Reuter (RAND)
    31 January 2001

    publicationCannabis is the cutting-edge drug for reform, the only politically plausible candidate for major legal change, at least decriminalisation (removal of criminal penalties for possession) and perhaps even outright legalisation (permitting production and sale). Compared with other drugs, the harms, physiological or behavioural, are less severe and the drug is better integrated into the culture. Throughout Western Europe and in the Antipodes there is pressure for reductions in the punitiveness of the marijuana regime.

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    When Davos Meets Porto Alegre: A Memoir

    Walden Bello
    01 February 2001
    Article
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    Crisis of Legitimacy

    Walden Bello
    02 February 2001
    Article
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    Europe Rejects Plan Colombia

    Martin Jelsma
    12 February 2001
    Article
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    Chile and the End of Pinochet

    26 February 2001
    Article
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    Home Thoughts from Brazil

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 March 2001
    Article
  16. Vicious Circle

    • Martin Jelsma
    08 March 2001
    Report

    Aerial fumigations with herbicides of drug crops in Colombia set in motion a vicious circle of human, social and environmental destruction. A worldwide campaign calls for the end of these harmful and inefficient forced eradication practices.

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    Reflections on Humanitarian Action

    • David Sogge, Mariano Aguirre
    01 April 2001
    Book

    Humanitarian action has become a subject for serious debate in light of recent conflicts across the globe. The contributors to this volume provide a systematic overview of the issues involved from a wide range of viewpoints.

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    No Logo

    Walden Bello
    01 April 2001
    Article
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    The Tobin Tax as Fund for Financial Stability

    Howard Wachtel
    01 April 2001
    Article
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