The decriminalization of marijuana and other drugs has been a long time coming, and while we are still behind the times where I live in North Carolinait is clear the attitude towards marijuana has shifted incredibly since the time this book was written, and I am optimistic that it will be nationally decriminalized and legalized soon.
So, I will take the easier route: briefly reviewing each section. All three mix colorful history and contemporary exposition which reveal both fascinating trivia and lessons about the specific subjects and the black market in general.
A life sentence for no real reason is just a waste of millions of tax-payer dollars and is another sign of how America is in a state of decay compared to Europe. But you walk away thinking a couple of things. These shadow economies bring in billions of dollars that remain off the books.
But you walk away thinking a couple of things. Investigating America's Vices 19 June Written the author of Fast Food Nationthis book contains three case studies that each dealing with an area of the black market: marijuana, immigrant workers in the strawberry fields on California, and the hard core porn industry.
While a "war on porn" has been pushed by the Bush administration, a conflict Schlosser anticipates but had not yet had a chance to see emerge, he rightly treats it as a futile battle: porn and prudes locked horns for decades, and porn won.
Nov 12, Ellen rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I wouldn't.
If you are a Madonna fan or collector of graphic books this is a must have. Trailer driven only kms. This one shines light on three taboos in the American culture: marijuana, pornography, and illegal labor.