Scott Horton Interviews Guy Lawson
Guy Lawson, author of the Rolling Stone article “The Making of a Narco State,” discusses Mexico’s increasingly violent and destabilizing drug war, the fundamental changes brought about by NAFTA, the rampant corruption throughout Mexico’s government and civil society and why legalizing Marijuana is probably the best long-term solution to the problem.
MP3 here. (28:35)
Guy Lawson is the author of The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia and journalist for Harper’s Magazine and Rolling Stone.