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O'Rourke, Beto

Overview
Works: 3 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 1,103 library holdings
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Beto O'Rourke
Dealing death and drugs : the big business of dope in the U.S. and Mexico, an argument to end the prohibition of marijuana by Beto O'Rourke( )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The War on Drugs doesn't work. This became obvious to El Paso City Representatives Susie Byrd and Beto O'Rourke when they started to ask questions about why El Paso's sister city Ciudad Juarez has become the deadliest city in the world-8,000-plus deaths since January 1, 2008. Byrd and O'Rourke soon realized American drug use and United States' failed War on Drugs are at the core of problem. In Dealing Death and Drugs-a book written for the general reader-they explore the costs and consequences of marijuana prohibition. They argue that marijuana prohibition has created a black market so profitable that drug kingpins are billionaires and drug control doesn't stand a chance. Using Juarez as their focus, they describe the business model of drug trafficking and explain why this illicit system has led to the never-ending slaughter of human beings. Their position: the only rational alternative to the War on Drugs is to end to the current prohibition on marijuana
VA : the human cost of war by Steeplechase Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film takes a broad look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, examining the organization's history, leadership, structure, funding and relationship to veterans. The film chronicles, in depth and often in wrenching detail, the workings of this crucial but at times beleaguered American institution
Dealing Death and Drugs: The Big Business of Dope in the U.S. And Mexico: an Argument for Ending the Prohibition of Marijuana (The Cinco Puntos Press Checkpoint Series) by Beto O'Rourke( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Dealing death and drugs : the big business of dope in the U.S. and Mexico, an argument to end the prohibition of marijuana
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Alternative Names
Beto O’Rourke US-amerikanischer Politiker

Beto O$Rourke politicien américain

Beto O'Rourke American musician, activist and politician

Beto O'Rourke Amerikaans politicus

Beto O'Rourke amerikai politikus

Beto O'Rourke amerikansk politikar

Beto O'Rourke amerikansk politiker

Beto O'Rourke politico statunitense

Beto O'Rourke Représentant des États-Unis pour le Texas depuis 2013

Beto O'Rourke US-amerikaanschen Politiker

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Languages
English (10)