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Michelle Alexander: We Must Respond Forcefully & Challenge Jeff Sessions’s New War on Drugs

Syndicated from Democracy Now!. Read entire article here.

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Civil rights advocate and best-selling author Michelle Alexander responds to the new push by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to escalate the war on drugs by rescinding two Obama-era memos that encouraged prosecutors to avoid seeking inordinately harsh sentences for low-level drug offenses. He has also instructed Justice Department prosecutors to pursue "the most serious" charges for all drug offenses.

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