Jul 11, 2012

Commentary: Apologies to Mexico

A commentary for the Huffington Post, Rebecca Solnit reminds readers of the impact of the drug war not only on Mexicans, but on the drug dependent culture in the U.S. 

Huffington Post: Rebecca Solnit
The Drug Trade and GNP (Gross National Pain) 

Dear Mexico,
I apologize. There are so many things I could apologize for, from the way the U.S. biotech corporation Monsanto has contaminated your corn to the way Arizona and Alabama are persecuting your citizens, but right now I’d like to apologize for the drug war, the 10,000 waking nightmares that make the news and the rest that don’t. Read more

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