Weimerica Weekly – Episode 10 – HipsterCop And Ryan Landry On Mass Incarceration

Welcome to Weimerica Weekly Episode 10. The podcast airs every Wednesday.

Weimerica Weekly is a podcast hosted by Ryan Landry that touches on the cultural, political and sexual topics that fill the mindspace of our United States of Weimerica. The politicization of all cultural and social degeneracy is examined with a focus on how it fits together.

Weimerica Weekly is produced by the Hestia Society and distributed by Social Matter.

Related Show Links:

Multiple outlets on America’s incarceration problem. Megan McArdle pours cold water on the “it’s small crimes” myth.

New York Times essay on the statistics behind America’s heroin epidemic.

Ryan Landry’s essay in Taki’s on the fertile heroin grounds in Fishtowns across America.

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2 Comments

  1. My favorite way to wake up in the morning. Awesome to hear from your guest as an insider into these phenomena.

  2. Interesting discussion. Two quick points:

    (1) Opioid withdrawal isn’t lethal. It is very unpleasant and people don’t like having to go through it, but it won’t kill anyone. Alcohol and benzodiazepine withdrawal, on the other hand, can both be very, very dangerous.

    (2) I think this Robert VerBruggen piece makes a good preliminary case for why legalizing opioids is probably a bad idea: http://www.realclearpolicy.com/blog/2016/01/04/questioning_my_drug_libertarianism.html

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