Fully 24 percent of inmates in U.S. prisons are nonviolent drug offenders. The drug war has been adding to a growing U.S. prison population for the past 40 years. Today, the United States holds more human beings in prisons than any other country, both as a percentage of the population and in counting total numbers. Prof. Daniel D’Amico shows how the war on drugs has led to significant increases in the U.S. prison population and argues that perhaps this is an ineffective way to address drug use in America. The United States is spending billions of dollars and locking of hundreds of thousands of people. Might there be a better alternative?
Originally discovered in the 1950’s, a large carved stone head has been found again deep in the jungles of Guatemala. The stone head was rumored to have been destroyed several decades ago but a good number of eye witnesses have recently come forward claiming they have seen and know where the object is located. A team of archaeologists and scientists from several Guatemalan Universities are planning on an expedition to confirm these reports and plan on announcing their findings once they return.. . . Read Complete Report