As this edition of Free Culture Radio was being recorded, the US Senate
Judiciary Committee was considering the nomination of William Barr to be the
next US Attorney General. He’s a horrible nominee, for the sake of this
country he should be rejected, and on this edition of...
This week, we hear from the DPA's Michael Collins about opposition to the
nomination of William Barr as US Attorney General, from IPS's Sanho Tree
about the folly of a border "wall," and from Compassionate Oregon's Anthony
Taylor about the state of marijuana legalization.
This week on Century, we listen to a presentation by Stefan Kertesz, MD, from
the UAB School of Medicine, at a workshop entitled Pain and Symptom
Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid
Is there a way out of a mental health system gone mad? What are successful
alternative programs - and what makes them different? Connor Tindall is a
psychology student who worked at the innovative Soteria House Alaska
alternative, where compassionate respect for resident...
Harm reduction interventions like syringe service programs and safe
consumption spaces serve many important purposes. First and foremost, they
save lives and reduce the transmission of disease. They also help to build
community among marginalized populations and aid with re...
The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. and Canada is making headline
news. The study of the medical uses of psilocybin (and other psychedelics)
does not. Academic research of psilocybin found in hallucinogenic mushrooms,
lysergic acid, and ecstasy is ongoing at ma...