Drugs

Harm Reduction and Safe Spaces

Airs at: Wed, 03/16/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Janice Abbott, CEO of the Atira Women’s Resource Society in Vancouver, BC, on harm reduction and safe consumption spaces for women who use drugs. Plus Pascalle Grotenhuis, Director of Social Development and Ambassador for Women’s Right... Read more

Overdose, Harm Reduction, and Racial Justice

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century, we speak with Joseph R. Friedman, MPH, an addictions researcher and MD/PhD student at the Center for Social Medicine and Humanities at UCLA, about overdose, harm reduction, and racial justice; plus we hear from Dr. Christy Sutherland with the Por... Read more

Michael Cross Interview

Produced for Between Us
Michael Cross is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why he switched from a staunch republican to a staunch democrat, how is run-ins with the law gives him a perspective his other candidates don't have, and why he believes his plan of b... Read more

BEDLAM: The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Bedlam:  The Life & Mind of Earl Sedgwick details the frustrating life of Earl Sedgwick, owner and operator of a mental institution. Earl grew up in the business and subsequently took it over despite his avowed hatred of how the business robbed him of his childhood. He... Read more

Imperialism and the War on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 03/02/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, Imperialism and the War on Drugs: A Conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Read more

Bud Pierce Interview

Produced for Between Us
Bud Pierce is a practicing oncologist with aspirations to be Oregon's next governor.  He spoke with Don Merrill about how legalized drugs may not necessarily improve one's life, why having a productive life starts with having something to do that matters, and the controvers... Read more

Ending the Overdose Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The British Columbia Association of People on Opiate Maintenance (BCAPOM), the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF) and the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) broke the news that there were a total of 2224 drug poisoning deaths in BC in calendar year 2021. In respons... Read more

Racism, Stigma, Drug Policies and the Legacy of Apartheid

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Racism, stigma, drug policies and the legacy of apartheid: a discussion between Shaun Shelly, Director of the South African Network of People who Use Drugs, and Justice Edwin Cameron, one of South Africa’s leading judicial figures and a former Justice of South Africa’s high... Read more

Rethinking Prohibition

Airs at: Wed, 02/09/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On the new edition of Century we speak with author and journalist Donnell Alexander about a series he’s written at CapitalAndMain.com entitled A Just And Legal Weed: The Rocky Road For Black Cannabis Entrepreneurs Past and Present; plus Natasha Touesnard with the Canadian A... Read more

Measure 110: One Year On

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, Measure 110 one year on: a conversation with Tera Hurst, Executive Director of Oregon’s Health Justice Recovery Alliance. Read more