Scott Horton interviews Guy Lawon on the drug war, increasing violence in Mexico, and how prohibition fuels violence.

6 Apr 09 | AntiWar Radio

Guy Lawson, author of the Rolling Stone article “The Making of a Narco State,” discusses Mexico’s increasingly violent and destabilizing drug war, the fundamental changes brought about by NAFTA, the rampant corruption throughout Mexico’s government and civil society and why legalizing Marijuana is probably the best long-term solution to the problem (28:35):

Guy Lawson is the author of The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia and journalist for Harper’s Magazine and Rolling Stone.

  1. […] drug policy has escalated the brutal violence across the Mexican border and a March 2009 study by Human Rights Watch […]

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