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Ireland's Citizens' Assembly on Drugs Use

Airs at: Wed, 09/06/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly On Drugs Use. The government of the Republic of Ireland established its Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use to “consider the legislative, policy and operational changes Ireland could make to significantly reduce the har... Read more

Drug Decriminalization In Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 08/23/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Decriminalization in Oregon. We hear from Tera Hurst, Executive Director of the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, and Morgan Godvin with The Health In Justice Action Lab and Beats Overdose, on drug decriminalization in Oregon and the impac... Read more

Jason Renaud and Dr Rochelle Silver from the Mental Health Alliance

Airs at: Thu, 08/17/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Jason Renaud and Dr Rochelle Silver from the Mental Health Alliance talk about the City of Portland's settlement hearing with the USDOJ on pattern and practice of violent interactions with people in mental health crisis. Read more

Apology from a Cop

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Teri Jacobs and civil rights attorney Juan Chavez with the Oregon Justice Resource Center.  Following the murder of George Floyd, protests erupted in many cities around the world. Independent photojournalist Teri Jacobs was documenting protests ... Read more

Kent Ford and the "The Portland Black Panthers"

Airs at: Thu, 08/03/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Portland is  widely regarded as a liberal bastion, and yet the 2010 census found it to be “America’s whitest major city.” Longstanding racial tensions led to the formation of a local branch of the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s.  Based in the city’s Albina Distric... Read more

Imani Muhammad of Youth Organized United To Help

Airs at: Thu, 07/06/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Imani Muhammad is a local nonprofit founder and director who works with kids and families. She is a past winner of The Skanner News Group Drum Major for Justice Award for civil rights, founder of the Portland Youth Summit, small business owner, basketball coach, lifestyle a... Read more

Indigenous Rights, Colonialism, and Psychedelic Exploitation

Airs at: Wed, 07/05/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Indigenous Rights, Colonialism, and Exploitation. We hear audio from an indigenous rights/anti-colonialism protest that interrupted the closing ceremony of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies’ fourth Psychedelic Science co... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | June 27, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 06/27/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month's show focuses on the recent interactions between the Police Accountability Commission (PAC) and Portland City Council, as the PAC gets closer to its August 31 deadline to present the council with its complete plan for a new police oversight system. This show... Read more

Totality of Circumstance | May 23, 2023

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  Sam and Jasmin talk about the details of the city's new bodyworn camera policy for cops, which could still see some changes following a 60-day pilot program involving Central Precinct and the Focused Intervention Team or FIT (AKA the gun violence team). The city and the ... Read more

Drug Arrests, Overdose, and Treatment

Airs at: Wed, 06/21/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Arrests, Overdose, and Treatment. We’re joined in conversation by Caroline A. King, MD, PhD, a first year resident in the Yale-New Haven Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program and co-author of a research letter entitled “Treatments ... Read more