Free Culture Radio

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Call 877-500-5266 or Join online

We've raised $17,906 of $117,000 as of 11:00 am on April 23rd

Coming Soon

Airs at: Wed, 05/16/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Indigenous people from Bolivia demonstrating at the United Nations for their right to grow and use coca.
Hosted by: 
Produced by: 
KBOO
Subscribe to podcast
Produced for (Program name): 

 

Drugs in society and society on drugs

Third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Free Culture Radio is an examination of drugs, drug cultures, and the ineluctable, indelible, and indispensable influence of drugs on society. Free Culture Radio neither promotes the use of any drugs, nor condemns people for being involved in drugs. To the extent that drug use presents problems for individuals or society, those problems are made worse and more intractable when drug users are treated as “others” and ignored, stigmatized, and even brutalized.

Give the Free Culture Radio Facebook page a like!

Topic tags: 
Streams: 
KBOO Stream 1
Program status: 
Current

Puffragettes, Mary Janes, and the Women of Weed

Airs at: Wed, 04/18/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
Download audio file
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, we speak with filmmaker Windy Borman about her new documentary Mary Janes: The Women of Weed, and we learn the answer to the question: What do you get when you combine gender parity, social justice, environmental sustainability and can... Read more

The Culture of Punishment

Airs at: Wed, 03/21/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
Download audio file
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Pushing Back Against the Culture of Punishment. The White House is pushing for a renewed war on drugs. The attorney general, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III – yes, that’s his real name – issued a memo to all US Attorneys on March Tw... Read more

Dennis Peron: Rest In Peace

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
This week, it's part one of our interview with journalist Fred Gardner about the late YIPPIE! and social justice activist Dennis Peron, regarded as the Godfather of Medical Marijuana. Plus, we speak with a nurse about supervised injection sites. Portland People's Outreach ... Read more

Harm Reduction in the UK

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
On Wednesday, January 17, the UK Parliament's House of Commons held a debate on supervised consumption sites. On this installment of Free Culture Radio, we bring you portions of that audio, including MPs Ronnie Cowan, Thangam Debbonaire, and Alison Thewliss. In several nat... Read more

Stimulant Culture Part Two: Mama Coca

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
Download audio file
On part two of our examination of stimulant culture, we explore cocaine -- Mama Coca, marching powder, Coca Cola's original secret ingredient -- with our guest Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho Tree at the Institute ... Read more

Stimulant Culture Part One

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
On this installment of Free Culture Radio, we're going to talk about stimulants. I thought about easing into this subject by doing a show about coffee. I mean, I live in Portland Oregon, and some stereotypes are earned. Portland is where I learned how to drink coffee, there... Read more

Urban Wine Culture: A Full Pour

Airs at: Wed, 10/18/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
A new generation of winemakers is moving wine culture and the wine industry into the 21st century. Portland is home to many of these urban wineries, which are located in basements, garages, warehouses, and other spaces around the city. On this edition of Free Culture Radio ... Read more

Evolution of Urban Wine Culture

Airs at: Wed, 09/20/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
A new generation of winemakers is moving wine culture and the wine industry into the 21st century. Portland is home to many of these urban wineries, which are located in basements, garages, warehouses, and other spaces around the city. On this edition of Free Culture Radio ... Read more

Farming With A Twist

Airs at: Wed, 08/16/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
In his novel "Death In the Afternoon," Ernest Hemingway wrote "Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things in the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection." It could be said that Oregon has taken this to heart. Thi... Read more

You Don't Know My Pain

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Download audio file
This week we talk about mental health and psychedelic evangelism with harm reduction and drug policy reform activist Sarah Merrigan. Read more