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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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

Reversing the War on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 04/13/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century we're joined by Sarah Reyes, MSW, Policy Analyst with the Texas Center for Justice and Equity and co-author of their new report “Reversing the War on Drugs in Texas: Prioritizing REAL Public Health and Safety for Texans.” We discuss the failures o... Read more

Killing In The Name Of Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 04/06/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, a discussion on Extrajudicial Drug War Killings in 2022 with David Borden, Director of the DRCNet Foundation / StopTheDrugWar.org; Zaved Mahmood, human rights and drug policy advisor to the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights; and Commis... Read more

#CND65 Part 3: Russia Finally Falls From Grace

Airs at: Wed, 03/30/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this week's Century, it's part three of our coverage of the 65th annual session of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs: Russia finally falls from grace, plus words from Dave Borden, Executive Director of DRCNet Foundation and StopTheDrugWar.org, and Luciana Pol, an Arg... Read more

#CND65 Part 2: Harm Reduction, Decriminalization and Human Rights

Airs at: Wed, 03/23/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, it’s part two of our coverage of the 65th annual session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs, which took place March 14-18 2022 in Vienna, Austria. We hear from Dr. Joao Goulao, President of the Pompidou Group and Director-General of Portugal’s Se... Read more

#CND65 Part 1: Drug Policy and the Global Response to HIV

Airs at: Wed, 03/16/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, it’s part one of our coverage of the 65th annual session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Austria, taking place March 14-18 2022 in Vienna, Austria. We hear from Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS; Jamie Bridge, Chief Operating Offi... Read more

Overdose, Harm Reduction, and Racial Justice

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century, we speak with Joseph R. Friedman, MPH, an addictions researcher and MD/PhD student at the Center for Social Medicine and Humanities at UCLA, about overdose, harm reduction, and racial justice; plus we hear from Dr. Christy Sutherland with the Por... Read more