Century Of Lies

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Century Of Lies is a weekly 30-minute program that is focused on drug policy reform and the war on drugs. The show explores criminal justice, public health, and international policy as well as US policies and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other recorded segments. Century of Lies is a production of the Drug Truth Network and is syndicated via the Pacifica Foundation Radio Network.

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Legalization, Safe Supply, and Heroin Buyers Clubs

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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Legalization, Safe Supply, and Heroin Buyers Clubs. We hear from Steve Rolles with the Transform Drug Policy Foundation, Sterling Johnson with Angels in Motion and the Black and Brown Workers Cooperative, Neill Franklin with Law Enforcement Action Partnership, and Erica Tho... Read more

Stimulants and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week we hear portions of “Tweaking Our Harm Reduction: A Stimulants Webinar.” Participants included:  Dr. Sheila P Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance; Christine Rodriguez, a consultant in drug us... Read more

Police Brutality and Community Relations

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony recently on “Police Use of Force and Community Relations.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from some of the witnesses including S. Lee Merritt, a civil rights activist and attorney with Merritt Law Firm of Philadelph... Read more

The Fourth Rule

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on June 10, 2020 entitled Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability. We’ll hear from some of the witnesses, including: Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Hum... Read more

Outreach Work and COVID-19

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network recently brought together a panel of experts to share insights on recent developments in their harm reduction practices, the challenges experienced by their communities, and the impact of COVID19 on operations. We’ll hear from J... Read more

Next Steps

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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CENTURY OF LIES: The Council on Criminal Justice’s Task Force on Federal Priorities recently released a report entitled “Next Steps: An Agenda for Federal Action on Safety and Justice.” We hear from two Task Force members, Eddie Bocanegra, Senior Director of READI Chicago, ... Read more

How COVID-19 Is Shaping the Future of Drug Services

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: the impact of COVID-19 on the provision of services to people who use drugs. This week on Century: How COVID-19 is shaping the future of drug services in Europe, featuring: Tony Duffin, CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project in Dublin, Ireland; Mat... Read more

Thinking Outside The Box

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The COVID crisis is having a particularly deadly impact within the criminal justice system. Unfortunately systems are slow to change, institutional inertia and the unwillingness of policymakers to do the right thing - quite literally a deadly combination. On this week's Cen... Read more

Hemp, Human Rights, and the Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: part two of our conversation with Doug Fine, the farmer, hemp activist, journalist, and author whose new book American Hemp Farmer has just been released by Chelsea Green Publishing; plus we hear from Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at ... Read more

American Hemp Farmer

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with the journalist, hemp activist and farmer Doug Fine. We talk about hemp, renewable agriculture, farming, CBD, and Doug's new book American Hemp Farmer. Plus we hear from Louis L. Reed, national organizer for #Cu... Read more