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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Exploitation, Abuse, and the Substance Use Treatment Industry

Airs at: Wed, 06/22/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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Alexandra Plante, Director of Communications at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, and Professor Carmen Albizu, MD, from the Evaluation and Evaluation Research master’s program at the Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Pue... Read more

Revolutionary Change vs the Limitations of Reform

Airs at: Wed, 06/15/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, we talk about decriminalization and safe supply with Eris Nyx from the Drug User Liberation Front in Vancouver, BC, plus the University of Alberta’s Dr. Elaine Hyshka and Brown University’s Dr. Brandon Marshall on supervised consumption sites. Read more

Harm Reduction Moves Forward In California

Airs at: Wed, 06/08/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century of Lies: SB-57, a bill to give select municipalities in California the option of opening supervised consumption sites, moves forward in the CA State Assembly. Plus Donald MacPherson, founding Executive Director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalitio... Read more

Beyond the Endocannabinoid System

Airs at: Wed, 06/01/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: the endocannabinoid system and beyond - a conversation with Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN, co-founder and executive director of Patients Out of Time. Read more

A Health-Based Approach

Airs at: Wed, 05/25/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, Canada's House of Commons discusses decriminalization and harm reduction in a debate over Bill C-216, plus Prof. Susan C. Boyd, PhD, on her new book Heroin: An Illustrated History. Read more

Acting Locally

Airs at: Wed, 05/18/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Think Globally, Act Locally - building support for safe supply, safe consumption spaces, and the decriminalization of people who use drugs. Read more

Copaganda

Airs at: Wed, 05/11/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century, Alec Karakatsanis, founder and executive director of Civil Rights Corps, speaks to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors about police propaganda and media manipulation by law enforcement. Read more

Women and Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 05/04/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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Dr. Sarah Morton from University College Dublin and Judy Chang, Executive Director of the International Network of People who Use Drugs, on Women and Drugs. Read more

Legalization and the Art of the Impossible

Airs at: Wed, 04/27/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: Legalization and the art of the impossible. The Canadian Parliament is currently considering Bill C-126, A Health-Based Approach to the Substance Use Act. We hear from the sponsor, MP Gord Johns. Plus Eris Nyx with the Drug User Liberation Front. Read more

Overdose, Harm Reduction, and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 04/20/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century we discuss adolescent overdose deaths, harm reduction, and recovery with Joseph Friedman, an addictions researcher and MD/PhD student at the Center for Social Medicine at UCLA, and Dr. Sheila Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and A... Read more