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The War on Drugs is a Racket

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker reads from "The War on Drugs is a Racket" by David Rosen. “Every 25 seconds someone is arrested for possessing drugs for their own use, amounting to 1.25 million arrests per year....These numbers tell a tale of ruined lives, destroyed families, and communities su... Read more


Airs at: Sun, 10/23/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte went to Beijing for talks this week. The Chinese government had previously declared its support for Duterte's campaign of murder and violence under the guise of a war on drugs. This week, a joint statement from the two governments announ... Read more

Marijuana Part One - Hippies and the "Counter Culture"

Airs at: Wed, 10/19/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This installment of Free Culture Radio is part one of our look at marijuana. Weed. Pot. Grass. Reefer. Ganja. Cannabis, if you took Latin in high school or are merely pretentious. We ask the burning questions, like: Is there such a thing as "marijuana culture"? Is it the sa... Read more

International Drug Control Policy Reform

Airs at: Sun, 10/16/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On Thursday October 6th, the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, otherwise known as the Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee, met to discuss two resolutions dealing with criminal justice and drug control policy. Representatives from a number of m... Read more

Century Of Lies for October 2 2016

Airs at: Sun, 10/02/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Nate Howard with MovementBe and MovementBe.org, plus we look at the FBI's new Uniform Crime Report. Movement Be Crime statistics   Read more

Century Of Lies for September 25 2016

Airs at: Sun, 09/25/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear more about King County, Seattle, Washington's plan to set up two supervised drug consumption facilities, plus we talk with hemp activist Courtney Moran, legalization activist Jodie Emery, and Project PC's Megan Holt. Read more

The State of Cannabis

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for The State of Cannabis
Today Leland Berger updates us on legal issues in the works... Eric Wentd, chief science officer at Green Leaf Lab talks about testing. and Paul Stanford talks about Hempstalk happening this weekend at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Read more

D.A. Underhill discusses LEAD program

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
At the ROAR Alliance monthly meeting on August 31st, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill presented plans to bring the LEAD program to Portland. Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is a pre-booking diversion pilot program developed with the community to ad... Read more

Century Of Lies for September 18 2016

Airs at: Sun, 09/18/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
King County, Seattle, Washington, will soon have two supervised drug consumption facilities. That recommendation is part of a final report by King County's Heroin and Prescription Opiate Task Force, which released its final report on Thursday Sept. 15. King County Executive... Read more

Free Culture Radio for September 21 2016

Airs at: Wed, 09/21/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Seeing as it's now Oktoberfest, this month's edition of Free Culture Radio is all about beer culture -- which is a task that is at once both simple and difficult, because in many ways mainstream American culture is beer culture. It's so ubiquitous that it's hard to see, in ... Read more