Many Americans know of the Federalist papers, a collection of essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay that argued for the ratification of the Constitution. But fewer know of the Anti-Federalist papers, a separate collection of essays that argued against certain provisions in the Constitution, or that there even existed opposition to the Constitution being ratified at all.
In honor of 4/20, we thought it would be appropriate to share some statistics of the effect the War on Drugs has had in the United States. The War began in President Nixon's era and is still being waged today.
In April, 1.8 million British residents got a pay rise when the National Living Wage, the new name for the minimum wage in the United Kingdom, went up by the most ever, a whopping 4.9%. It marked 20 years since Tony Blair’s government introduced a minimum wage and the occasion was widely celebrated.
Interventionist policy has deep roots in U.S. history. From the struggle to limit the expansion of communism in the 1900s to the several operations conducted by US military forces on foreign soil, the United States is notoriously known to intervene in other countries in order to fulfil certain agenda that benefits its national interests.
Whether you’re 15 or 80 years old, drugs can have a profound effect on a life. Drugs can be used in many amazing, good ways and can save lives, but they can also be used to destroy lives.