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SOF Discussion Reception: What is Wrong with the War on Drugs?

Please join us on Wednesday, August 17th for an SOF Discussion Reception with Johann Hari on “What is Wrong with the War on Drugs?”

*This event is by invitation only.

Johann Hari is a British journalist. He has written for many of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Le Monde, the Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, the New Republic, the Nation, Slate, El Mundo, and the Sydney Morning Herald. He was a lead op-ed columnist for the Independent, one of Britain’s leading newspapers, for nine years. He was born in 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, and has lived in London since he was a baby. His mother is from the Scottish tenements and his father is from the Swiss mountains.

He graduated from King’s College, Cambridge with a double first in Social and Political Sciences in 2001. Johann was named ‘National Newspaper Journalist of the Year’ by Amnesty International twice. He was named ‘Environmental Commentator of the Year’ at the Editorial Intelligence awards, and ‘Gay Journalist of the Year’ at the Stonewall awards. He has also won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for political writing. He is currently working on his next book, and he is a Visiting Fellow with Purpose, the New York-based progressive campaigning group.

You can follow him on Twitter at @johannhari101

Event information
Wed Aug 17, 2016
5:30pm - 7:00pm GMT+0000
Doerr-Hosier Center
Aspen, CO