This change will positively impact nearly 50,000 American prisoners inside America’s prisons. 1 hr 48 min. Congratulations to our Executive Producer John Legend for his Selma Movie Oscar Nomination. They have nothing to do with drugs, the price of drugs doesn’t change. TV-14. European ethnics fared better, especially after World War II, With your help both the film and it’s youth focused educational program will be available for free online! #420Day may be wrapped in images of “stoners en masse,” but don’t kid yourself – it’s a highly political issue if ever there was one! Marijuana has be... Today is the day! RT @ricfouad: Watched “House I Live In”- @DrugWarMovie – tonight: PHENOMENAL. What an amazing and thought provoking documentry. “Studies show that people who get access to education behind bars are far less likely to return to prison, and are more likely to land a job once they’re released. A town in Massachusetts treats addicted persons like patients instead of criminals, and it’s working. “According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), illicit drug use has been stable at approximately 5.0 percent of the global population. This is our chance to make real change happen NOW! htt…, Obama wants to stop the school-to-prison pipeline– let’s start by ending racist drug laws and zero tolerance policies which are criminalizing entire generations of underprivileged children. This Election season is crucial for legalizing marijuana and ending the drug war”. Larry Hogan has decided to take $68 mi... “Last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New Yor... “Enough is enough. New York City officials agreed on Tuesday to a plan that would eliminate the use of solitary confinement for all inmates age 21 and under, a move that would place Rikers Island at the forefront of national jail reform efforts. Check out this hilarious clip from The Daily Show ... RT @DrugPolicyNews: NY’ers! Legalization ends discrimination! Click the link below to register- see you there! Watch the Video http://t.co/DpqPYteVld Then tell Congress to ACT http://t.co/xWM5Zhf4…, RT @DrugPolicyNews: New Yorkers: Have you called Gov. Watch the Video http://t.co/nCEy3mGvPK Then tell Congress to ACT http://t.co/X2hCvqid…, RT @EBONYMag: Just Say NO! This is a topic we explored in The House I Live In, a documentary that adds up the true cost of America’s war on drugs. Powerfully accurate, but disturbing. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. He’s been there for me all this time since I was a kid. Michael K. Williams from The Wire is the ACLU Nationwide ambassador for ending mass incarceration. Period. — and it has dancing. NEW YORKERS: You can help us pass medical marijuana in New York! BIG NEWS!! Today the Mayor’s Office announced a $17.8 million program that would help 3,400 non-violent pretrial defendants like Browder avoid bail altogether.”, “America’s war on drugs has proved to be futile as drug cartels have fueled violence on the U.S.-Mexican border. The effects of incarcerated parents on children is a conversation we all need to have. “Communities are devastated because of this abject thing called the drug war,” he told The Huffington Post. Watc... RT @Piper: Just Say YES…to common sense drug sen... RT @john_forte: Just Say NO! “Watch this. Watch this Video: http://t.co/cgoYLVy89o Tell Congress to ACT http://t.co/EEA0DvM90g #Sm…, RT @EugeneJarecki: Just Say NO…to the War on Drugs! States are starting to move away from using solitary confinement in prison. The team behind The House I Live In has a new film... “In his N.A.A.C.P. Please support Paper City – Stop the School to Prison Pipeline! And that could have big implications as Congress considers serious drug policy reform.”. Vote at http://t.co/EcxLZkbfhH to spread word about the…. This is the latest installment in the Bringing Dow... Great short animation about the school-to-prison p... “Nearly two in three families (65 percent) w... Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the impact of mass incar... Today’s (Sunday, Sept. 13th) *MUST READ* blo... “There are more than 6,000 men currently imp... States are starting to move away from using solita... “Studies show that people who get access to ... “We have a system where outcomes are shaped ... “According to a 2013 report from the America... “According to a new study from the Pew Chari... Black and Latino NYPD officers file a separate cla... RT @DPA_NY: Young people cracking drug war myths b... RT @IndependentLens: The Creator of The Wire Expla... A town in Massachusetts treats addicted persons li... i just watched this. Good article about the racism and disinformation involved with the history of marijuana prohibition. What greater success do/can you have in life other than understanding the (valid) definition of “Love?” A very telling chart about our prison system. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2773135/Has-Julian-Assange-broken-asylum-interview-U-S-Nope-s-just-hologram.html, Vanity Fair story on Eugene Jarecki and Julian Assange in Nantucket. studies reveal that when the "family wealth gap" between African Why? RT @SentencingProj: RT @DrugWarMovie Just Say NOâ€... RT @JusticeColumbia: JUST SAY NO …to the War... RT @TonyNewmanDPA: No More Drug War! Absolutely stunning doc on the social injustice of the “War On Drugs” and prison system in the USA. ” Yes on Proposition 47! $1 Trillion failed war. Please join our campaign to tell your legislators to support the #SmarterSentencing Act! “The influence of high-profile crimes, fear of crime, issues of race, the acquisition of cheap political capital — all have had far more influence on criminal justice policy than what we know works, or what is fair or just.”, RT @spokanehealth: This is probably a better way to spend your lunch hour today #NPHW @DrugWarMovie screening http://t.co/SFL8WR3wwO http:/…, RT @bbcstoryville: Three #Storyville titles won @Peabody_Awards ! President Obama on Thursday said that America’s decades-long war on drugs, the subject of the documentary The House I Live In, has been “unproductive” and that sending low-level narcotics offenders to prison tears apart families and leads to even more crime. Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In portrays today’s “War on Drugs” in America, which, apparently, we are still desperately losing. Join faculty, students, and alumni on Wednesday, March 26, at 6:00 pm for the next event in the series—a screening of “The House We Live In,” the final episode of the PBS series Race: The Power of an Illusion (2003). RT @princetonSPEAR: Students at our conference described this convo w. Eugene Jarecki and Chris Hedges as “life-changing.” https://t.co/WCm…. TRNN’s The Real Baltimore series provides the crucially needed context for the current protests. (Important Disclosure: Words in quotation marks are double entendre and should be read at surface level 1st read) The truth will set you free, but first it will PISS YOU OFF….. some groups at the expense of others. Watch the Video: http://t.co/uV4EaPfq2r, then tell Congress to ACT:… http://t.co/WIp9pLtAZi. 12/2 Check out Eugene Jarecki’s new article in TI sits down with Drug Policy Alliance’s Ethan Nadelmann to talk about recent victories against the drug war! “More than 130 police chiefs, prosecutors and sheriffs — including some of the most prominent law enforcement officials in the country — are adding their clout to the movement to reduce the nation’s incarceration rate.” – The New York Times, We can’t end mass incarceration without ending the drug war! Saw this documentary last night and can not begin ... “Politicians, police officials and community... Why are some drugs legal and some prohibited? RT @hill_georgina: Wars are supposed to end: @EugeneJarecki on moving the drug war into its next phase http://t.co/7SiLVqmJsB @guardian, RT @Prison_Health: As Marijuana Economy Takes Off, Let’s Not Forget US Drug War Casualties http://t.co/LMJ0qyBRAJ RT @EugeneJarecki http://…, RT @ThinkingKlearly: As the marijuana economy takes off, let’s not forget the casualties of the US war on drugs | Eugene Jareki http://t.co…, The House I Live in is now available on iTunes in nearly 30 countries! The Supreme Court, Watch the Video http://t.co/PY9OQSVBS7 Then tell Congress to ACT #Sma…, RT @JusticeColumbia: JUST SAY NO …to the War on Drugs @EugeneJarecki @DrugWarMovie @SentencingProj https://t.co/pD9S3PkBAX, RT @TonyNewmanDPA: No More Drug War! Today’s (Sunday, Sept. 13th) *MUST READ* blog entry from former Detroit investigative reporter/producer Vince Wade! RT @DrugPolicyNews: Flag on the Play: Why the #StonerBowl is No Laughing Matter http://t.co/7zfPFVPc82 #SuperBowl @DPA_NY. RT @ghelmy: @SenGillibrand and @CoryBooker discuss their medical marijuana bill w/ families and @DrugPolicyNews in NYC http://t.co/MOWiTLz…, Shared from the Drug Policy Alliance: We all know the drug war targets people unfairly but listen to this DEA Agent who was explicitly told not to enforce drug laws in white areas. Grassroots Leadership finds that these transfers are destroying prisoners’ relationships with their families and communities and treating them like commodities. • The title, THE HOUSE I LIVE IN, came from a 1943 song with lyrics by Abel Meeropol and music by Earl Robinson. The time is now for reform! Not only would many offenders avoid the crippling mark of a felony record, but the expected savings to the state government of up to a few hundred million dollars per year would be earmarked for mental health and substance abuse treatment, for counseling of potential school dropouts and for victim services, in hopes of breaking the cycle of crime. Just a few simple clicks can help to bring about reform #SmarterSentencing, RT @ashabandele: https://t.co/dSKhwgl93n #JustSayNoToTheWarOnDrugs @EugeneJarecki #DPAConversations, What is America Really Doing to End the Drug War? We are so excited to have Eugene Jarecki, director of The House I Live In, to be featured in and teaching a master class at the 36th Annual Habana Film Festival today in Cuba. Follow us on Instagram for more! Our friend gabriel sayegh (of Drug Policy Alliance) talks to Democracy Now! The film opens October 5 in New York City, and will tour to cities across America through the fall. - via The Economist, RT @verainstitute: There’s still space to sign up for our event tonight: https://t.co/MyBuNvQSlE https://t.co/xH90mdqC5K, RT @OpenSociety: @DanRussell666 Thank you for sharing. [9] Roger Ebert says The House I Live In "makes a shattering case against the War on Drugs." A call to national conscience, the activist documentary “The House I Live In” is persuasively urgent. Continuing in that bipartisan spirit, now that the liberal The New York Times has endorsed marijuana legalization, the conservative National Review says “Hey! In this short documentary from The New York Times, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police. Franz Boas, who testified on their behalf as an expert scientific The House I Live In Year 2012 Genre Documentary IDMB rating 7.9 (5148 votes) Netflix rating 4.0 Metacritics rating 77.0 Rotten Tomatoes rating 94.0% Directors Eugene Jarecki Actors Shanequa Benitez, William Julius Wilson, Nannie Jeter, Dennis Whidbee, Betty Chism, David Simon, Mark W. Bennett, Joe Biden, Michelle Alexander, Eugene Jarecki Cuomo yet? Its subject is the "unmarked" Very happy to share this #BRITDOCIMPACT award with... “As part of the National Defense Authorizati... RT @dogwoof: . Last week Pres. Marijuana has been legalized in the nation’s capital! h…, RT @GuardianUS: Cuba doesn’t need American paternalism. Kudos Philly! Penned by our good friend gabriel sayegh of the Drug Policy Alliance – New York Office, Ethan Nadelmann of Drug Policy Alliance gives a great speech about the failed war on drugs. The time is NOW for common sense prison reform #EndTheWarOnDrugs, RT @ariannahuff: Just Say NO…to the War on Drugs http://t.co/EMkl7bSI35, RT @caafoundation: Just Say NO…to the War on Drugs: http://t.co/3rUNDi3KAH + tell Congress to ACT: http://t.co/eYffZxy9Sm #SmarterSentencin…, RT @DrealCarter: JUST SAY NO…to the War on Drugs: http://t.co/21i6F3BbIa this Thang going, RT @_gabrielsayegh: Time to end the war on drugs – @melodyjlee’s great piece about growing national mvmnt http://t.co/mC112GcGoO @richardbr…, RT @CANY_1844: Just Say NO! It was filled with meth. Eye opener! Check them out! John Oliver discussed mandatory minimum sentencing on this past Sunday’s episode and featured our coverage of Kevin Ott’s story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=17&v=pDVmldTurqk, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’s topic was mandatory minimum sentencing last night and featured The House I Live In’s coverage of Kevin Ott’s story. Proposition 47, as it is called, would redefine thefts, forgery and other property crimes involving less than $950, and possession for personal use of drugs including heroin and cocaine, as misdemeanors — punishable by at most one year in a county jail, and often by probation and counseling. Awesome page. The House I Live In is a ten-minute short film written by Albert Maltz, produced by Frank Ross and Mervyn LeRoy, and starring Frank Sinatra.Made to oppose anti-Semitism at the end of World War II, it received an Honorary Academy Award and a special Golden Globe Award in 1946.. on the other side of the color line were denied the same opportunities NYC Mayor de Blasio has filed the paperwork to end the appeal on a judge’s ruling to reform the NYPD’s unconstitutional stop-and-frisk practices. Selflessly, It does not work. We must end the war on drugs, which is the key component to the New Jim Crow. End the hypocrisy! #NoMoreDrugWar, Inspiring work coming from Soul Fire Farm. Thanks for this experience ! Over 60k people are following The Documentary Network. The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the bipartisan Smarter Sentencing Act, which can bring the bill to a vote in the near future. RT @markkershawtv: @DrugWarMovie just watched this and found it absolutely shocking! http://t.co/ch8Nhm8V4K http://t.co…, We are honored to receive this years Impact Award from Britdoc #BRITDOCImpact 1790 Naturalization Act had limited naturalized citizenship to Today President Obama shortened the prison sentences of low-level drug offenders whose sentences would have been shorter if they were convicted under today’s laws. Norml Canada Norml Women’s Alliance of Canada The House I Live In Legalize Marijuana Sensible BC Marijuana Policy Project Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Vancouver Dispensary Society Pivot Legal Society Legalize Marijuana in Canada Legalize It? RT @DrugPolicyNews: NY’ers! to be legally designated white in order to gain citizenship. Attention Ocean City NJ! Change the law in UK, US everywhere JUST SAY NO! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kEpZWGgJks. @DrugWarMovie http://t.co/jOrovMha9o. Today President Obama shortened the prison sentences of low-level drug offenders whose sentences would have been shorter if they were convicted under today’s laws. Instead, it builds on decades of research demonstrating that while law enforcement should always remain a vital piece to protecting public safety, addiction is a brain disorder — one that can be prevented and treated, and from which people recover.” Is this a huge step in the right direction or just more rhetoric? Screen Recorder. “According to the Institute on Women and Criminal Justice (IWCJ), one of the leading national policy centers quantitatively and qualitatively researching women in prison, the population of women in U.S. prisons grew by over 800% between 1977 and 2007–nearly twice the rate as men in that same timespan.”, The ACLU just filed suit in Arizona to defend the constitutional right to due process: https://www.aclu.org/…/aclu-challenges-civil-asset-forfeitu…. These types of secret government operations are the ultimate slap in the face to the millions of Americans whose lives have been ruined by a non-violent drug charge. Essential film about the wa…, A great sign that we may soon see an end to the US-led global prohibition policy: “A number of countries are pushing for the “war on drugs” to be seen in a different light, which places greater emphasis on treating drug consumption as a public health problem, rather than a criminal justice matter.”, The absurdity of “Stop And Kiss” is only slightly more intrusive than the reality of “Stop And Frisk” — A very funny satire by The Onion, RT @brooklyn4peace: See the #DrugPolicy movie #TheHouseILiveIn + Discuss TONIGHT 12/3 6 PM #ProspectHeights #Brooklyn http://t.co/Ks49fKCJe…. Not much surprises me these days but this was totally …, Another reason why we need to reform our prison system. Watch the Video: http://t.co/Yey39wVekQ Tell Congress to ACT: http://t.co/KRQCbrqAMj …, The inspiring Professor Charles Ogletree writes: “the beginning of the end of a generation of mass incarceration may have arrived.” Read the article, watch our video, and tell Congress to support the Smarter Sentencing act now: http://www.thehouseilivein.org/advocate/, RT @DCTVny: Director @EugeneJarecki of @Peabody_Awards-winning @DrugWarMovie writes “Just Say No…to the War on Drugs” http://t.co/U8Cn711…, Glenn Martin writes about the casualties of the drug war and the need for mass-decarceration. Watch live at 1:30pm: http…, Great article from Rolling Stone – as CO and WA legalize pot, arrests elsewhere continue near record highs. Legalization ends discrimination! RT @sambranson: My paps @richardbranson says ‘Just say no’… to the war on drugs. How https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=17&v=pDVmldTurqk, RT @iamjohnoliver: Here’s our piece on Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws from last night. With research validated by first-hand accounts – everyone from dealers to those who lock them up to The Wire's David Simon (an ex-police reporter who often covered the crime beat and proves to be an extremely resourceful part of this documentary) – we …

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