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Uprising with Sonali – January 5 2015

Sonali Kolhatkar talks to Johann Hari  about ‘Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs’ on Uprising with...

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The Hunting of Billie Holiday

Politico, one of the leading US news sources, has run an extract from 'Chasing The Scream' To read the extract, click here (the link opens in...

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Corrections Two – posted 19th January 2015

This is a correction to the website, rather than the book. Due to a technical glitch at our end, on the first day the audio clips went live on...

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List of Interviewees

This is a list of people I interviewed for the book, and a short description of who they are. Where the interviews are marked with an asterisk,...

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Corrections One – posted on January 12th 2015.

As explained above, the quotes used in the book have been fact-checked several times. After the book went to press, as we were extracting these audio...

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Footnotes

Endnotes The book has extensive end-notes explaining all my sources, and the book’s methods. In a few places in the end-notes, I reference...

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Conclusion: If You Are Alone

Bevan Dufty is Billie Holiday’s godson. Here he describes a moment of realization: Juan Fraire Escobedo recalls his mother’s...

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Should we end the war on drugs? A debate with Peter Hitchens

I recently had an exchange of letters with Peter Hitchens, who is the most articulate exponent of drug prohibition I know. I wanted to try to...

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18: High Noon

Colorado and Washington State have both legalized marijuana, after victory in referenda. This chapter is the story of the people who led this fight...

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17: The Man in the Well

Jose Mujica was kept at the bottom of a well for nearly three years by the Uruguyan dictatorship in the 1980s. He emerged to lead his country – and...

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