Tag: debate


“Should Cannabis be Legalised in Ireland?”

“Should Cannabis be Legalised in Ireland?” Debate hosted by SSDP Ireland and the UCC Philosoph in Cork, Ireland. by Graham de Barra, SSDP Ireland In its opening event of the year, SSDP Ireland and the UCC Philosoph society hosted the debate, “Should Cannabis be Legalised in Ireland?” Thanks to fellow health campaigner Aodhrua McAb SSDP was given the opportunity to

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Organizing tip of the week: Tell a compelling story

“It is our sincere hope that Re:ImaginingChange will be a conversation starter with people from all walks of life who are willing to think big, dream hard, and struggle like hell for a better world.” From Re:imagining change. An introduction to story-based strategy Everyone loves a good story. The story of being a Student for Sensible Drug Policy is one people

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The War on Drugs: Worth it or Worthless?

Last week, our chapter at the University of Arkansas hosted a hugely successful drug war debate, generating widespread media coverage and bringing together an audience of nearly 400 people. I spoke with University of Arkansas SSDP chapter leader Stephen Duke about the event; 1. Describe the event. How many people were there? What was the atmosphere like? How receptive was the audience? Who was

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SSDP Press Release

For immediate release: January 31, 2011 Contact: Washington DC Headquarters (202)293-4414, San Francisco Headquarters (415)875-9463 Student Activists Praise Obama’s New Position Welcoming Legalization Debate Statement in YouTube online town hall meeting called step in right direction, but still not enough Washington, D.C. — Officials at Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) today praised President Barack Obama’s statement last week indicating

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