It’s Marijuana Week on BTR!
On today’s show, we sit down with Christopher Petrella and Alex Freidmann about their campaign to bring back the private prison information act before Congress for a vote.
And later, contributing writer of High Times Magazine Mark Miller talks future business models for marijuana distributors.
Today’s spoken word segments feature the talents of Jackie Hill.
If you’d like to submit a poem to be featured on the air, please send us an mp3 and the text of the poem to thirdeyeweekly dot gmail dot com. Just keep sound quality and next week’s theme (Danger Week!) in mind.
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This Week in Independent News:
“Land Cheats North Dakota Tribes Out of $1 Billion, Suits Allege” (Feb. 25, ProPublica)
“59% of America’s ‘tuna’ isn’t actually tuna” (Feb. 21, Quartz)
“Three workers at World Trade Center arrested for marijuana sale” (Feb. 22, UPI)
In Case You Missed It – The Week in Under-Reported News:
“McCutcheon case could give Citizens United a run for its money in Supreme Court” (Feb. 20, The Washington Post)
“Supreme Court to consider limits on political contributions” (Feb. 19, The Washington Post)
“Syria Open to Talks with Rebels, Foreign Minister Says, No Word On Guarantees” (Feb. 25, Huffington Post)
“Russia bank chief says billions leaving country illegally” (Feb. 21, BBC)
So without further ado …
Band of Horses
(Official Everything All The Time cover art)
April 8 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
April 9 – Boulder Theater – Boulder, CO
April 10 – Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
(Official 1999 cover art)
April 9 – The Crofoot Ballroom – Pontiac, MI
(Official Verde Terrace cover art)
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