...offers big $$ and resources to law enforcement if they police & imprison for drugs. Similar to new laws that encourage police to target immigrants & youth, the War on Drugs offers federal grant $$ and allows police to sell property they seize during drug busts, which become resources, incentives & excuses to profile, harass, brutalize & imprison. Largely designed by Think Tanks, it has enabled unprecedented control over poor communities & communities of color through a constant police presence, surveillance & violence against countless youth, homeless, jobless, and mothers who've been pushed off of Welfare.