Why The War on Drugs Is a Huge Failure

Why The War on Drugs Is a Huge Failure

The war against drugs has been a terrible disaster for everybody involved. Why? And can we do something differently?

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Further reading on the drug war:

Nixon on the war on drugs: http://bit.ly/1QRJcZ7

The Balloon Effect explained: http://bit.ly/1SfnP3b

The Economics Behind War on Drugs: http://bit.ly/1VOJiPk

World Drug Report: http://bit.ly/1QY97NU

Global supply of drugs: http://bit.ly/1OLXq6u

Four pillars drug strategy: http://bit.ly/1Qkhh0y


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Why The War on Drugs Is a Huge Failure

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20 Responses

  1. Clay F143 says:

    You would think that something like this would be highly controversial,
    similar to your Syrian immigration video. However, the like dislike ratio
    seems to show relative consensus. I imagine this gives evidence that
    perhaps ending the war on drugs isn’t so far off.

  2. Rob says:

    Lol breaking bad

  3. Peter Thorpe says:

    Are there any theories about why black kids are 10 times more likely to get
    incarcerated for drug use, or is the implication just racism?

  4. Fernando Cordero says:

    your videos and so good and the quality is amazing, please keep it up!

  5. enicholas says:

    Nice video! Just one problem I noticed. Your graph for supply shows a
    demand curve and what is experienced is a move along the curve as demand
    increases. Just a small mistake that can be fixed by changing the labels on
    the graph. Thanks for reading, a high school student.

  6. Eshwar Mukesh says:

    thank you kurt,you showed us a new way to approach drug addiction and

  7. Richard Redfern says:

    In my experience, as a minor it’s easier to get drugs than alcohol half the
    time lol

  8. Oktay Ismayilov says:

    I don’t think that the government has a right to put you in prison just
    because you are using any substance. What about the freedom? We have a
    choice to choose the way we want to live our lives, some wants to have a
    average life, some wants to be a drug addicted. That is very personal

  9. Serious Guy says:

    almost 2 million!

  10. Maderra -4 says:

    This video and the one on addiction need to be seen by more people

  11. Luke Phillips says:

    I like how you put the tardis in every video

  12. Warren Alphonso says:

    I don’t know about others, but I LOVE the non-science videos. They really
    make issues not many people know about simple and easy to understand,
    something that is very important to preventing a class of people who are
    ignorant of significant issues.

  13. OverLordGoldDragon says:


  14. Yves Heinrich says:

    What are the chances that the United States will do what Switzerland has
    done in the 80s? Sure, there’s 320+ million people, there’s a dozen of
    crimes and the death rate is getting higher, but what if the government
    will do the same thing as Switzerland has done?

  15. Justin Crawford says:

    SoFlo is worst than drugs

  16. Ez Trickkz says:

    I can never get enough of these awesome animations

  17. No Fun Intended says:

    Fucking Nixon…

  18. Number 1 Bronze 5 says:



  19. Max Fliearman says:

    The government and law enforcement should hire this guy

  20. JonnyJuke says: