Interview between Eric Zimmer and Johann Hari
“Johann Hari is a British journalist. He has written for many of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Le Monde, the Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, the New Republic, the Nation, Slate, El Mundo, and the Sydney Morning Herald. He was a lead op-ed columnist for the Independent, one of Britain’s leading newspapers, for nine years. Johann was named ‘National Newspaper Journalist of the Year’ by Amnesty International twice. He was named ‘Environmental Commentator of the Year’ at the Editorial Intelligence awards, and ‘Gay Journalist of the Year’ at the Stonewall awards. He has also won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for political writing.” (Eric Zimmer)
His latest book is called Chasing the Scream, The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs. In this interview, Johann Hari and Eric Zimmer discuss, the origins of the war on drugs, and is the war on drugs productive, and so much more.