opioid crisis

New York Sues Big Pharma for Opioid Crisis

New York Sues Big Pharma for Opioid Crisis

April 5, 2019

Sackler and PurduePharma profited from “suffering and death,” NYC AG Letitia James says. White collar criminologist Bill Black discusses the case

Democracy in Crisis: Diarrhea Diaries and Dead Drug Dealers

March 6, 2018

The dangerous rhetoric and imagery of the “Opioid Crisis”

Trump’s Opioid Response Ignores Real Solutions

October 26, 2017

President Trump has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, but his ‘Just Say No’-like approach ignores the roots of addiction and proven ways to address it, says best-selling author Johann Hari

Health Care

August 14, 2017
As President Trump calls the opioid crisis an emergency, it’s emerged that a US social services agency has secretly run supervised drug injections at an undisclosed location. We speak to Maia Szalavitz, author of “Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction.”

Gabor Mate on the Opioid Crisis

August 12, 2017

As President Trump says he’ll declare opioid overdoses a national emergency, physician and author Dr. Gabor Mate says an effective response would address the emotional pain and adverse conditions at the root of addiction