great cover illustration to go with a great story:
- Americans were once renowned for their progressive politics, their radical stance on personal freedoms, and their rational approach to public policy free from religious bias, at least in comparison to European theocracies. We embraced rational scientific solutions to public policy problems. But that was 230 years ago. We were once Revolutionaries, but now we're stodgy, stubborn, and increasingly alienated when it comes to one of the most pressing problems of the Western world: drug policy. Juxtaposed to European drug policy, we've been left in the dust.