The War on Drugs is the most deadly
example of the devastation caused by top-down policies and mandates,
Help listeners to understand that the
War on Drugs affects THEM - even if they've never taken an illegal drug -- with
a discussion about the ways this 'War' impacts all of us. Part of this
discussion could be how myths about addiction, perpetuated by top-down
policies, have created many of the issues that affect so many aspects of life
for all of us.
Provide listeners with an
understanding of how we ended up with a devastating addiction and overdose
epidemic and 1 in 3 American adults with a criminal record. I'd appreciate a
discussion that helps listeners to question status quo, to consider that continuing these
policies is the radical approach, and that ending them is the most rational,
safe, humane and proven path to success.
. Give listeners tools to
help in creating practical, measurable change including techniques to save
lives and to help in moving policy toward proven, compassionate, achievable
There are more African Americans in
jail than there were slaves during the Civil War
Twelve Groups who profit from the War
Include: prosecutors, law enforcement,
private prisons, bail bond companies, drug companies, sellers of spirits
Ten reasons conservatives should want
to end the war on drugs
Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media.
He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
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more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)
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