MA Thesis/Dissertation by Caitlin Hartney, 2017, State University at New York at Buffalo. On file at Buffalo Hisory Museum. Also available online.
After a 143 year history, the National Woman’s Christian Temperance Union will merge with the Frances Willard Historical Association under a new name The Center For Women’s History and Leadership. Here is the link to the article. Evanston Roundtable, Sept 20, 2017 . Tomorrow there is a “Do Everything” Birthday celebration at the Frances Willard Rest Cottage and associated buildings. See also the WCTU webpage WCTU – Center for Women’s History and Leadership.
Read the article from The Times of Ottawa, IL, here . From the article is the following paragraph:
Author and journalist Dawn Paley presents a thesis that the drug war “enables global capitalist expansion through enclosure.” “…how elites collude across borders for their own benefit at the expense of their populations.” (quotes by interviewer Andrew Smolski, a sociologist and writer).
Alfred W. McCoy’s article published today on TomDispatch is titled “How a Pink Flower Defeated the World’s Sole Superpower: America’s Opium War in Afghanistan”. McCoy is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Here’s the link.
Here‘s the link to: “After Decades of Failed Policies, Congress Quietly Passes Sweeping Drug Reforms” by Nadia Prupis at CommonDreams