Your pals Tauri Jay and Lex Michael kick off this month's theme, "Ju-LIES!!" On this Very Special Episode, they discuss the This American Life Ep. 457 - "21 Chump Street" and the subsequent Musical Adaptation created by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The story covers true events regarding a young boy named Justin Laboy in Palm Beach County Florida who falls in love with an undercover officer placed in his High School to root out drugs, and in his attempts to impress her he makes an irreversibly bad decision that would effect his future.
Topics Covered: The War on Drugs, The Prison System, The True Meaning of "Defund the Police" and The Modern Landscape of the Marijuana Industry.
Check out 21 Chump Street: Original Cast Album
"Legalize it all" Harper's Magazine, April 2016
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