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Kevin Zeese: 36 Years Of Legalization Activism (VIDEO)

Kevin Zeese is a long time activist on many fronts, also known as the organizer of Popular Resistance, an invaluable activist news and resource website. He spoke with Eleanor Goldfield, host of Act Out! on Occupy.com, about how he got started fighting the war on drugs:

Kevin Zeese is a well known fighter of the system and has been on the front lines of many fights — from health care to digital rights. But it all started with an internship at NORML 36 years ago. So, what did marijuana politics look like back then, where are we now and how do we keep going in this fight against senseless prohibition?

Want more? Check out the full episode of Act Out! or tune into Kevin on Clearing the Fog Radio.

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Kit OConnell

Kit OConnell

Kit O’Connell is a gonzo journalist and radical troublemaker from Austin, Texas. He is the Associate Editor and Community Manager of Shadowproof. Kit's investigative journalism has appeared in Truthout, MintPress News and Occupy.com.