Alex Berenson’s Tell Your Children debuted with a bang all over North American media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Marshall Project, Mother Jones, and The New Yorker. Now that the dust has settled, Maria Bustillos talks with Cannabis Wire’s Nushin Rashidian about the dangers of Berenson’s facile approach to building a case against cannabis legalization—from saying that cannabis use causes mental illness and violence to suggesting that decriminalization alone would constitute sufficient reform—and how reaction to the book demonstrates the breakdown in our information ecosystem, and our relationship to inconvenient complexities and unsexy truths.
And little puffs of smoke are goin’ in Ahab’s face.
Almost 90% of South Africa’s electricity is produced from coal by Eskom.
“It’d be interesting to know why this perfume is so important to you,” my shrink said.