Amadeus Finlay

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Opinion: The Hysteria of Deception: Explaining the unfounded fear of cannabis in American society
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: The Hysteria of Deception: Explaining the unfounded fear of cannabis in American society

The Oglala holy man, Black Elk, once observed that the desire to attain wealth makes white men go crazy and ...

Finding the Niche: Growing cannabis on Native American land
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Finding the Niche: Growing cannabis on Native American land

When the laws concerning the domestic cultivation of cannabis (in all its forms) are discussed in common discourse, the conversation ...

Opinion: Showdown on the Horizon: Big pharma v pot is coming soon to a hillside near you
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: Showdown on the Horizon: Big pharma v pot is coming soon to a hillside near you

Like all criminal enterprises, big pharma does not like the idea of a rival hustling for a piece of the ...

AltFacts: Deep in the Heart of Texas: I tell you what -- those southern lawmakers make me madder'n a wet hen!
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Deep in the Heart of Texas: I tell you what — those southern lawmakers make me madder’n a wet hen!

Don’t Fuck with/in Texas Texas, aka America’s most hateful sitcom, has done it again. Not wanting to be outdone by ...

AltFacts: Mueller...? Mueller...?: Don't take a bunk day on seeing the truth
April 3, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Mueller…? Mueller…?: Don’t take a bunk day on seeing the truth

Mulling Mueller Donald Trump may have been partially exonerated by the Mueller report, but that does not stop many – ...

The Price of Justice: Does wealth influence the legal system?
April 3, 2019 No Commentby

The Price of Justice: Does wealth influence the legal system?

On the evening of June 15, 2013, Breanna Mitchell’s SUV broke down on the side of a country road in rural ...

Uncovering Indigenous Truth: Lorén Spears tells her story
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Uncovering Indigenous Truth: Lorén Spears tells her story

It is quite damning that in 2019, the Narragansett people of Rhode Island still face hardships and discrimination on the ...

Armchair Activism: Why the pen is mightier than the sword
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Armchair Activism: Why the pen is mightier than the sword

There is something inherently flawed about the notion that actions speak louder than words. The creation of words is an ...

AltFacts: Thank You, Mr. President: In which your man on the street throws up in his mouth a little
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Thank You, Mr. President: In which your man on the street throws up in his mouth a little

Plane and Simple I never thought this would be possible, but as of this week, Donald Trump and this column ...

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

New Wave Science: Local scientists study the ocean from the crest of a wave

The sands of time are shifting in Rhode Island, and not just metaphorically. Coastal erosion is a problem in the ...