February 2008 cover

February 2008

Cannabis coffeeshops

In this issue, Briarpatch’s intrepid contributors “go Dutch” to make the case for cannabis coffeeshops in Canada, brave the front-line violence of Guatemala’s recent elections, mark the 10th anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty with South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, assess the fighting words of shock troops Jeremy Scahill and Naomi Klein, and still make it home in time for dinner.

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