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Saturday, July 6 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Racial Capitalism, Opioids and the Drug War in the Age of Trump

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This talk will speak to a larger debate about the current opioid crisis and its relationship to the successive wars on drugs in the United States. Core to my approach is thinking about racial capitalism as a critical framework for understanding both the deregulation of Big Pharma and our ongoing punishment campaigns about drugs and gangs.

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Donna Murch

Donna Murch is associate professor of history at Rutgers University. She is currentlycompleting a new trade press book entitled Crack in Los Angeles: Policing the Crisis andthe War on Drugs. She also has a forthcoming books of essays that will be published laterthis year entitled... Read More →

Saturday July 6, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm CDT
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