Taxcast: Busting the myths of the war on drugs, part 2

The US government has spent an estimated $1 trillion on their ‘war on drugs’ – but over 50 years later, the cross-border flows of illegal drugs, arms and money have increased. In the second part of a two part series (part 1 available here) Naomi Fowler of the Tax Justice Network looks at the failed ‘war on drugs,’ the movement to decriminalize, regulate and tax, opportunities and challenges for lower income nations, and the role of tax justice.

 

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A transcript of the show is available here. Please note that some of it is automated.

The Taxcast is a monthly podcast from the Tax Justice Network.