norml.orgObama says no to marijuana, ironically.The call for legalization has gone from the back of a VW van to the forefront of global politics in the span of two generations. Tomorrow a report from a group of world leaders that includes former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, former U.S. ... More >>
Kofi Annan used to preside over the mass of bickering poker buddies known as the U.N. Back then, he worried about an AIDS epidemic and that retro scourge "weapons of mass destruction." Nowadays, Annan is a travelling sage, collecting causes the way Hiltons collect boyfriends: namely, those relat ... More >>
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