Drugs

KBOO response to COVID19

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Prisons, Jails, and Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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

Drug Use In The Time Of Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we’re going to talk about harm reduction services for people who use stimulants, or rather we’re going to listen to portions of a panel on the subject that featured Mike Discepola with the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Mindy Vincent wi... Read more

Lessons From the US Overdose Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
  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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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

John Holm Interview

Produced for Between Us
John Holm is a democrat who is running for US House District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his mother was a strong influence on his personal and political life, how he'll bring down prescription drug prices if he gets voted into office and why he feels Republican... Read more

Initiative Petition 44 launches a new vision of drug treatment and recovery in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Oregon voters may get the chance to vote on a significant drug policy reform measure in this year’s general election. Supporters of Initiative Petition Forty-Four launched the ballot measure effort on Saturday. The Oregon Drug Treatment Initiative would establish a drug... Read more

Street Journalism

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
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