Century Of Lies

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Century Of Lies is a weekly 30-minute program that is focused on drug policy reform and the war on drugs. The show explores criminal justice, public health, and international policy as well as US policies and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other recorded segments. Century of Lies is a production of the Drug Truth Network and is syndicated via the Pacifica Foundation Radio Network.

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Thinking Outside The Box

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The COVID crisis is having a particularly deadly impact within the criminal justice system. Unfortunately systems are slow to change, institutional inertia and the unwillingness of policymakers to do the right thing - quite literally a deadly combination. On this week's Cen... Read more

Hemp, Human Rights, and the Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: part two of our conversation with Doug Fine, the farmer, hemp activist, journalist, and author whose new book American Hemp Farmer has just been released by Chelsea Green Publishing; plus we hear from Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at ... Read more

American Hemp Farmer

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with the journalist, hemp activist and farmer Doug Fine. We talk about hemp, renewable agriculture, farming, CBD, and Doug's new book American Hemp Farmer. Plus we hear from Louis L. Reed, national organizer for #Cu... Read more

A Global Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Penal Reform International’s Director of Policy and International Advocacy Olivia Rope with an overview of PRI’s new report Global Prison Trends 2020, and ACLU National Prison Project Senior Staff Attorney Eunice Cho discusses COVID-19 threats ... Read more

Jails and COVID-19

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, a discussion about COVID-19 and jails, specifically Rikers Island in New York, featuring Marcus Brown, an individual recently released from Rikers; New York State Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley; Tahanee Dunn, Prisoner Rights Attorney with the Bro... Read more

Conversation with Professor Mitch Earleywine, PhD

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week we hear part of a surprisingly deep conversation with SUNY-Albany psychology professor Mitch Earleywine, PhD. Read more

Alcoholism and Recovery in the Time of COVID

Airs at: Wed, 04/08/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: Doctor Mitch Earleywine on alcohol addiction, treatment, and recovery, plus a conversation with the comedian, journalist, and activist Ngaio Bealum. Professor Earleywine's lectures for the Spring 2020 semester Read more

Prisons, Jails, and Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Prisons, jails, and pandemic. In this time of pandemic, correctional institutions are like Petri dishes in which the novel coronavirus COVID-19 grows and spreads. Public health experts and criminal justice advocates around the nation are demand... Read more

Quarantine Special: A Look Back At Hempfest 2015

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week, we bring you an archive edition from August 30, 2015. It’s one our of Hempfest specials. Seattle Hempfest is a brilliant event, bringing together a couple hundred thousand beautiful freedom loving marijuana legalizing drug policy reforming people to a few mile st... Read more

Lessons From the US Overdose Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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  Issues with sound quality, which were the fault of the producer, have made it necessary to replace this week's show. We apologize for any inconvenience. This week on Century of Lies: Harm reduction for stimulant users, featuring Mike Discepola with the San Francisco AIDS... Read more