Panel discussion: The Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges that the current system is 'unsustainable'. With the proposed change, is the US Justice Department finally admitting defeat in the war on drugs or has it been trumped by financial considerations? Or is it about the morality of incarceration? -Michele Deitch, Senior Lecturer on Criminal Justice Policy at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. -Chris Menton, Professor of Criminal Justice, Roger Williams University.
Global Talks: Today we are debating the Russian president Putin warns the US against unilateral strikes on Syria; the three-day G20 summit begins in St Petersburg; Brazil's Lower House is to ban the practise of secret voting in both houses of Congress; and the Italian far-right party Forza Nuova is once again targeting the DR Congo-born immigration minister over her skin colour and much much more.
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