Century Of Lies

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Century Of Lies is a weekly half-hour show focused on drug policy reform and the failed war on drugs. The show explores public health, criminal justice, social justice, and other policies related to drugs in the US and abroad, 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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Safer Supply

Airs at: Wed, 01/26/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century: Andrea Sereda, MD with the London (Ontario) InterCommunity Health Center and Gillian Kolla, PhD with the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research at the University of Victoria discuss the LIHC Safer Opioid Supply Program's impact and progres... Read more

Hemp

Airs at: Wed, 01/19/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On the new edition of Century: Newly-published research shows that compounds in hemp may prevent coronavirus from entering human cells. We speak with lead author Richard van Breemen, PhD, a Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Colle... Read more

Three Principles

Airs at: Wed, 01/12/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century of Lies, we discuss three principles for smarter, more effective drug policies: guarantee access to a safe supply; provide access to safe consumption spaces; and decriminalize people who use drugs. Read more

How to Report on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 01/05/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this holiday edition of Century, Maia Szalavitz in an interview from 2016 on harm reduction and reporting on drugs, and Professor Kerwin Kaye in an interview from 2020 on Synanon and punitive drug “treatment”. Read more

Happy New Year

Airs at: Wed, 12/29/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century we'll hear archived audio with Oregon activist Anna Diaz, Wisconsin activist Dennis Doyle Brennan, Oregon attorney Leland Berger, internationally renowned comedian Ngaio Bealum, and best-selling author Johann Hari. Read more

Duterte's Drug War Slaughter

Airs at: Wed, 12/22/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century, we speak with Ashish Thakrar, MD, a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania one of the co-authors of an article entitled “Trends in Buprenorphine Use in US Jails and Prisons From 2016 to 2021”, publishe... Read more

Neither Penalize Nor Pathologize

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century of Lies: Part two of a conversation with Shaun Shelly, the Policy, Advocacy and Human Rights Manager for People Who Use Drugs for the nonprofit organization TB HIV Care and chair of the South African Network of People Who Use Drugs. Read more

"The Head Follows The Heart"

Airs at: Wed, 12/08/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century of Lies: Part one of a conversation with Shaun Shelly, the Policy, Advocacy and Human Rights Manager for People Who Use Drugs for the nonprofit organization TB HIV Care and chair of the South African Network of People Who Use Drugs; plus, we speak... Read more

Justice For All

Airs at: Wed, 12/01/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century of Lies: Pablo de Greiff, Director of the Transitional Justice Program at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice of the School of Law at New York University, and Collette Flanagan, CEO and Founder of Mothers Against Police Brutality, discu... Read more

Disrupting the Status Quo

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century, we speak with Ron Williams, a longtime Portland-area community activist and the Outreach Coordinator for the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, about the Drug Addiction Treatment & Recovery Act; plus, we hear the rest of a conversation with Britta... Read more