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Addiction And Public Health | REBROADCAST: 'American War'


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  • Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is signing an executive order Tuesday declaring addiction a public health crisis. Brent Canode, Executive Director of the Alano Club of Portland explains what that means for the state.
  

  • Omar El Akkad is a former foreign correspondent for Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper. But El-Akkad’s new book isn’t based on his reporting — at least not directly. He’s written a novel — a terrifyingly realistic one that’s set in the second half of the 21st century. The book is called “American War,” and it’s the story of a fictional second American civil war, which in El-Akkad’s telling rages from 2074 to 2095.

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