Crisis Management: An Immigration Update, and Tackling Opioids with James Hamblin

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As President Donald Trump successfully manufactures a crisis on our southern border, an actual American crisis drags on, producing a death rate that resembles a war zone than the United States. This week we sat down with CAP immigration expert Phil Wolgin for a debrief on the so-called crisis along the US-Mexico border. Then physician and “The Atlantic” staff writer James Hamblin joins us to share his perspective on how we’ve let the opioid epidemic get so bad, and what kinds of innovative treatments—such as harm reduction or marijuana—he thinks should be explored to more effectively combat addiction.

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