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Powerful Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

While Civil Rights activist, dreamer, and legend Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is actually January 15th, American public school calendars impact the date it is actually observed. Martin Luther King Jr....

The 2010s: A Decade Of Protests Around The World

2019 has become known as a year of protest. But this year does not exist in isolation: Protests have been emblematic of the entire past decade. The 2010s began with the Arab...

These Oklahoma Marijuana Dispensaries Are Suing Facebook

Seven Oklahoma dispensaries allege they’ve been placed in “Facebook jail” and are seeking reparations from the social media giant. Facebook can’t decide if it loves or loathes cannabis. Around this time last...

Joe Biden Doesn’t Want to Legalize Weed. But He Doesn’t Want Anyone to Go...

Former Vice President Joe Biden is staking out a position to the political right of the 2020 field when it comes to marijuana policy. Biden would not legalize weed as president, but...

Key Congressional Chairman Sends Marijuana Email To NORML Activists

The chairman of the influential House Judiciary Committee authored a message to NORML's email list on Monday—a notable signal of how the cannabis legalization movement has entered the mainstream corridors of...

Interview With Albert Hofmann, The Man Who First Synthesized LSD

At the height of World War II, four months after the first artificially created nuclear reaction was released in a pile of uranium ore in Chicago, an accidentally absorbed trace of...

Mica Mined By Child Laborers in Madagascar Ends Up in US Products

A mineral used in electronics, automotive and even in cosmetics to add sparkle to makeup is being mined in Madagascar by an underground army of child laborers, NBC News reports. Mica is mined...

The War On Drugs Isn’t Over, According To The FBI

FBI data indicates that drug possession arrests are on the rise again, following a nine-year decline. Here are two facts that, when read side by side, might hurt your brain. A...

Senators are demanding a solution to police stopping black men for wearing and not...

six US senators, including Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, sent a letter to the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation demanding immediate anti-bias training for law enforcement officials amid the...

Is Texas About to Execute an Innocent Man? Rodney Reed’s Family Demands Retrial Amid...

The state of Texas is facing growing calls to halt the upcoming execution of Rodney Reed, an African-American man who has spent over 20 years on death row for a rape...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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