Century Of Lies

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Century Of Lies is a weekly 30-minute program that is focused on drug policy reform and the war on drugs. The show explores criminal justice, public health, and international policy as well as US policies 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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Prisons, Jails, and Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Prisons, jails, and pandemic. In this time of pandemic, correctional institutions are like Petri dishes in which the novel coronavirus COVID-19 grows and spreads. Public health experts and criminal justice advocates around the nation are demand... Read more

Quarantine Special: A Look Back At Hempfest 2015

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week, we bring you an archive edition from August 30, 2015. It’s one our of Hempfest specials. Seattle Hempfest is a brilliant event, bringing together a couple hundred thousand beautiful freedom loving marijuana legalizing drug policy reforming people to a few mile st... Read more

Lessons From the US Overdose Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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  Issues with sound quality, which were the fault of the producer, have made it necessary to replace this week's show. We apologize for any inconvenience. This week on Century of Lies: Harm reduction for stimulant users, featuring Mike Discepola with the San Francisco AIDS... Read more

Reducing Harm

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: the Philadelphia City Council is considering a bill that could prevent a local nonprofit from setting up a supervised consumption facility. We hear from Philly Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley and harm reduction advocates Brooke Feldman, D... Read more

Still Fit For Purpose?

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: An effort is underway in Oregon to decriminalize simple possession of drugs, we hear audio from the launch event and interviews with harm reduction activists Haven Wheelock, Bobby Byrd, and Dr. Andy Seaman. Plus, the International Narcotics Con... Read more

Street Journalism

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century we speak with longtime activist, journalist, and radio producer Lisa Loving about her book Street Journalist: Understand and Report the News In Your Community. Plus we hear from Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko about t... Read more

Baltimore Continues To Lead

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The city of Baltimore is one of the US cities discussing how to set up supervised consumption facilities and overdose prevention sites. On today's Century we hear from Christa Daring, Executive Director of the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA; Rajani Gudlavalletti, Communit... Read more

Sanho Tree

Airs at: Wed, 02/12/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we're joined by Sanho Tree, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and Director of the IPS Drug Policy Project. Read more

Syringe Service Programs

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: The city of Baltimore considers supervised consumption facilities; the state of Indiana takes a step backward in public health; and we hear from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services about the benefits of syringe service programs. Read more

Devin Reaves and Kerwin Kaye

Airs at: Wed, 01/29/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century of Lies, we speak with Devin Reaves, MSW, executive director of the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition. Plus more from our conversation with Professor Kerwin Kaye, author of Enforcing Freedom: Drug Courts, Therapeutic Communities, and the Intim... Read more