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Old Mole Variety Hour

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Jag Davies about how to end nearly all the damage of drug abuse. Some countries and many localities are decriminalizing in whole or in part. Hear how they did it. Larry Bowlden reviews the novel The Last Bus to Wisdom by working class author Ivan Do... Read more

Jag Davies

Bill Resnick speaks with Jag Davies of the Drug Policy Alliance about how many localities and some countries are decriminalizing drug abuse and how they did it, in an effort to mitigate the harmful effects of substance abuse. For more on drug policy visit Drug Policy Allian... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
  Most of the world simply has no health care... vast tracts of land and vast populations of people don't have doctors - or at best must make great efforts to reach medical care. In addition, masses of displaced people and refugees - over 100,000,000 at last count - desper... Read more

#Reform17 Part Two

Airs at: Sun, 10/22/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Our special coverage of the Drug Policy Alliance's 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference #Reform17 in Atlanta, Georgia, continues with interviews with Nazlee Maghsoudi from the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy; Steve Rolles from the Transform Drug ... Read more

Major Steps in Criminal Justice Reform

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
A felony conviction for small personal-use amounts of a drug can wreak havoc on a person's life forever and make it incredibly difficult if not impossible for that person to rehabilitate and re-integrate into society. In the most recent Oregon legislative session, criminal ... Read more

Urban Wine Culture: A Full Pour

Airs at: Wed, 10/18/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
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

Citizens Respond to Latest COCL Report on Police Reform

Airs at: Tue, 10/17/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
The Compliance Officer and Community Liaison (COCL) is the body tasked with independently assessing the city's compliance with a 2012 Settlement with the US Department of Justice. The settlement (pdf) was reached after years of community agitation over excessive force by po... Read more

Reform 2017 Part One

Airs at: Sun, 10/15/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Live from the Drug Policy Alliance's 2017 International Reform Conference, we hear from South African researcher Shaun Shelly, Pastor Kenneth Glasgow from The Ordinary Peoples' Society, and Drug Policy Alliance Executive Director Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno. Read more

Big Hunger, Big Chicken, Big Moment

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
This week my guests discuss big problems regarding food. How can we work toward healthy food and enough food for everyone? Maryn McKenna is a journalist who writes about science, food, and disease. Like Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA. But that’s not the end of it. We’v... Read more

Human Rights and the Philippines

Airs at: Sun, 10/08/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The UN Human Rights Council recently conducted its Universal Periodic Review of human rights in the Philippines, so this week we hear from several nongovernmental organizations concerned with human rights and the drug war. Read more