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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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Safe Consumption Sites

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Safe Consumption Sites. Safe consumption sites, supervised consumption facilities, overdose prevention centers, drug consumption rooms – whatever you call them, these vital harm reduction interventions save lives, provide wound care, reduce the... Read more

Rule of Law in the Balance

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Rule of Law in the Balance. Since late during the Duterte presidency and continuing under President Ferdinand Marcos Junior, extrajudicial drug war killings in the Philippines have continued at the rate of about one per day. Arrest warrants in ... Read more

We Fight, We Hide, We Unite

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: We Fight, We Hide, We Unite. The Eurasian Harm Reduction Association recently hosted a discussion entitled Tenacity in the shrinking civic spaces: challenges and response of the organizations and activists working on drug policy and health in C... Read more

Civilly Disobedient

Airs at: Wed, 05/08/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Civilly Disobedient - Part two of a conversation with writer, activist, and regional NORML organizer Chris Goldstein.   Read more

A Pardon and a Meeting at the White House

Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies it's the first part of my conversation with the writer, activist, and regional NORML organizer Chris Goldstein. Read more

Human Rights and the Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 04/24/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and the Drug War. In the Philippines, former Senator Leila de Lima was imprisoned for nearly seven years by the Duterte regime, framed for crimes she didn’t commit because she spoke out against human rights abuses and extrajudicial... Read more

Militarization of the Global Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Militarization of the Global Drug War. On this edition of Century we look at states of emergency, the militarization of the global drug war, and measures to address these critical human rights challenges. We hear from Ambika Satkunanathan, a hu... Read more

#CND67 Part Four: The Side Events

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: #CND67 Part Four: The Side Events. On this edition of Century of Lies, Part Four of our coverage of the Sixty-Seventh Session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs. This week we hear highlights from some of the many side events that were hel... Read more

#CND67 Part Three

Airs at: Wed, 04/03/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: #CND67 Part Three. On this edition of Century of Lies, Part Three of our coverage of the Sixty-Seventh Session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs. This week we hear from Charity Monareng, Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug ... Read more

#CND67 Part Two: Voices of Civil Society

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: #CND67 Part Two: Voices of Civil Society. On this edition of Century of Lies, Part Two of our coverage of the Sixty-Seventh Session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs. This week we feature some of the voices of civil society at the CND in... Read more