War on Drugs

Jon Queally, staff writer
Coinciding with growing income inequality, widespread economic stagnation, and a continued lack of basic health services during the same time period, a new federal report reveals a surging suicide rate among the U.S. population over the last three decades. Published Friday by the National Center for Health Statistics, an arm of the Centers for...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
World leaders are gathered in New York this week for the first United Nations...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
More than 1,000 world leaders, celebrities, and other societal figures have...

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After five years of Mexico's bloody, ineffective war on drugs, over half the population feel unsafe in their neighborhoods and activist residents are turning to grassroots art projects to fight the violence. Those with "credentials of blood" are publishing Portraits for Peace , making videos to share stories, and, inspired by street artist JR , putting up huge photographic portraits of victims to put people "in the shoes of the other."