Century Of Lies

Hosted by: 
Produced by: 
KBOO
Subscribe to podcast
Produced for (Program name): 

 

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.

Streams: 
BooTwo - second stream
Program status: 
Current

Human Rights and Dignity for People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The International Network of People Who Use Drugs organized a side event at the recent UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, entitled “The Right to Rights: How do we get there for People who Use Drugs.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from two of th... Read more

Century Does Psychedelics

Airs at: Wed, 06/09/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
This week: Century does psychedelics. We hear from Professor Peter Hendricks, PhD with the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on special considerations for evaluating psilocybin-facilitated treatments in vulnerable populations; and from Jazmi... Read more

Decolonizing Drug Policy

Airs at: Wed, 06/02/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Harm Reduction International recently organized a panel discussion entitled “Decolonizing drug policy: Dismantling racism and colonialism through drug policy reform.” We hear from some of the speakers including Kojo Koram, a writer, attorney, and lecturer in law at the Birk... Read more

Operation DrugsVote, "Cool Britannia," and Organizing People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 05/19/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
This week on Century of Lies: a conversation with Mat Southwell, a UK-based drug policy reform activist who’s a Project Executive with the European Network of People Who Use Drugs (EuroNPUD). European Network of People Who Use Drugs Read more

Human Rights and Drug Policy

Airs at: Wed, 05/12/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recently organized a webinar entitled Human Rights In Action: Implementing the International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy. We hear from two of the speakers: Rodrigo Uprimny, a professor emeritus at the Natio... Read more

Inequities Laid Bare

Airs at: Wed, 05/05/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction hosted a discussion recently entitled Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond. We hear from some of the speakers including Michael Nurse, a Harm Reduction Outreach Worker with the Black Coaliti... Read more

Addressing the Harms of Criminalization and Policing

Airs at: Wed, 04/28/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
On this edition of Century: Addressing the harms of criminalization and policing with criminal justice and drug policy reform. The nation of Norway along with several international NGOs recently held a discussion to to highlight some of the most pressing harms associated wi... Read more

The Future of Ganja in the Caribbean

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
This week on Century of Lies: A discussion about the future of ganja in the Caribbean with Faith Graham, CEO of the Jamaican government’s Cannabis Licensing Authority; Vicki Hanson with the International Center for Cannabis Research, she’s also a PhD candidate in public pol... Read more

Fentanyl, Mandatory Minimums, and Racism

Airs at: Wed, 04/14/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
This week on Century: Fentanyl, mandatory minimums, and racism. We hear from Grant Smith, Deputy Director of Drug Policy Alliance Office of National Affairs; Nkechi Taifa, author of a new memoir entitled Black Power, Black Lawyer: My Audacious Quest for Justice, CEO of The ... Read more

Ending Stigma, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Download audio file
Anyone’s Child and the Transform Drug Policy Foundation hosted a webinar recently entitled Take Drugs Seriously: Voices on the ground. On this week’s show we hear from some of the speakers, including Penny McCanny, the mother of Aidan and a campaigner with Anyone’s Child; P... Read more