It will discuss what my peers and I think about drug trafficking, what laws my country has placed to counter drug trafficking and how the economy is effected in a certain country heavily involved with drugs compared to a country that is not very involved. Drugs have a very high demand, as well as a high selling price. There have been many campaigns to reduce the illegal drug trade, like the ‘War on Drugs’. This is a US term when referring to the US government’s campaign of prohibition of drugs. Many drug wars have happened as well, such as the Colombian, Mexican, Miami, Philippine and Puerto Rican drug wars.
This showed they could do whatever they wanted. Again with the help of the D.E.A they were able to bring them down.Now that we went back in time let 's look how drug tracking affects life today. These two examples illustrate the international nature of the drug trade, and how countries have been able to cooperate with each other to defeat them, drug trafficking remains a problem today. Afghanistan is currently the primary producer of the drug. After regularly producing 70 percent of the world 's opium which this is a problem because it can affect many people life throughout the world as its get distributie due to drug trafficking.
During the 1960’s and 1970’s President Nixon declared a war on drugs causing the demographic of criminals to shift as Attica was now a dumping ground for African Americans and Hispanics facing drug charges, causing Attica to become overcrowded, and increased the already poisonous racial atmosphere in the prison. During this time, the FBI and other agencies were cracking down on the Black Panther Party and other groups. These agencies were sending powerful leaders to prison and making them martyrs for their
Steven Soderbergh’s famous movie, Traffic (2000) provides viewers with heavy insight at the “war on drugs” in the United States. It discusses this international drug issue through three twisted stories. The first story is mainly set in Mexico City and other parts of the country, in which a new “drug czar” of Ohio state Supreme Court, Robert Wakefield (Michael Douglas), is appointed. As Wakefield tries to cope with his new position under difficult circumstances, and because he is away from his family for long periods of time, his sixteen-year-old daughter, Caroline become addicted to crack cocaine, but what’s unusual about Caroline is that she’s an honor student and National Merit Finalist. The second story takes place between the small-town
Is it necessary to regulate the activities of prostitutes in a legal way, or should they be provided with legislative and medical protection? Can the government tax this kind of trade and profiteer on this profitable business? Or is it necessary to apply all kinds of legal, social and cultural prohibitions and measures against prostitution in order to eliminate it? One of the strongest arguments of legalization of prostitution is decreasing crimes and violence in sex industry. It’s not a secret that prostitution is a dangerous profession, and brothels-keepers very often allow their clients to scoff at prostitutes, to beat and humiliate them for a special fee.
There comes a time when a nation needs to realize that when a world crisis such as the “War on Drugs” persists in our society -- change is necessary. In the film Traffic directed by Steven Soderbergh, the “War on Drugs” is represented in different perspectives to illustrate the issue at diverse levels. Played by Michael Douglas, Robert Wakefield is an Ohio judge who’s appointed do the head drug position in the government. Through his point of view, it’s clear he holds the typical opinions and views of majority of people who are pro-criminalization of drugs. His daughter, an honor student, and your “perfect citizen” type character, is Caroline Wakefield played by Erika Christensen.
Kaya separated herself from her family and went into the prostitution field.”The women is wearing a short skirt, heels and a tank top, with a ratty sweater overtop.”(De Vries 69) The author is implying that this lady is a prostitute. This is not the only time prostitution is mentioned in this book. Prostitution is mentioned several times throughout the book. “”() In this quote the author is talking about prostitution again. Furthermore the
and established Operation Midnight Climax in 1953, with a goal of developing a truth serum. Operation Midnight Climax was a ___ where prostitutes in San Francisco and New York City, paid by the C.I.A., lead customers to C.I.A. safe houses that were turned into brothels. The safe houses were placed under order of Narcotics Bureau officer George Hunter White. There, the prostitutes would slip large doses of LSD into the customers’ drinks.
Similar cases such as black on black violence and police on black violence that seem to be never ending spark anger and hate in the hearts of the African American race which has only turned into more crime and more violence. This violence and crime has turned tourist city into a war zone for the past decade and it paints a terrible picture for a city whose main financial income is its tourists. The black on black and police on black violence can be solved over time by a multitude of means one of them being the coming together of the African American community to protect themselves from racism, stereotypes, crime and self-inflicted
Under these laws, the judge is required to sentence offenders to long prison terms if they have three felony convictions, sometimes they are sentenced to life without parole. However, research shows that mandatory minimum sentences and three strikes laws have little or no effect on reducing crime rates. But there is substantial evidence that they made sentences much longer, prison populations much larger, and incarceration rates much higher (4). For example, in