Drugs

"Freeway" Ricky Ross

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Today, we broadcast our one-hour special with Rick Donnell Ross, better known as "Freeway" Ricky Ross, and Cornell "Coach" Ward. Ross and Ward joined us for a special in-studio discussion on their role in the explosion of crack-cocaine that hit U.S. streets in the 1980s,... Read more

Modern Gladiators, Ancient Medicine

Airs at: Wed, 05/16/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Interview with retired professional hockey player Riley Cote about professional sports, alternative medicine, and medicinal cannabis. Athletes4Care   Read more

Puffragettes, Mary Janes, and the Women of Weed

Airs at: Wed, 04/18/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, we speak with filmmaker Windy Borman about her new documentary Mary Janes: The Women of Weed, and we learn the answer to the question: What do you get when you combine gender parity, social justice, environmental sustainability and can... Read more

Harm Reduction and Social Justice

Airs at: Sun, 04/08/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
  This week, host Doug McVay talks to students about harm reduction in a time of drug war, plus we hear from delegates from Czech Republic, Costa Rica, and Australia about decriminalization, human rights, harm reduction, and international drug policy reform.   Read more

Drug Policy Reform and the Art of (Drug) War

Airs at: Sun, 04/01/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: the executive director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP), Major Neill Franklin (Baltimore Police Department, retired), speaks about drug policy reform and the Art of War, from #SSDP2018 the 2018 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference in Baltimore... Read more

This Is What Democracy Sounds Like

Airs at: Sun, 03/25/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we bring you voices from the March For Our Lives that took place in Washington, DC on March 24, including Sarah Chadwick from Parkland, FL, Edna Chavez from Los Angeles, CA, Alex Wind from Parkland, FL, Christopher Underwood from Brooklyn, NY, Jaclyn Corin, Parkla... Read more

The Real Causes and Solutions to Depression

Airs at: Mon, 03/26/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and took anti-depressants as a teenager because he was told that depression is the result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. He went on a quest to see if this is really the case. In his book,  Lost Connections:... Read more

The Culture of Punishment

Airs at: Wed, 03/21/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Pushing Back Against the Culture of Punishment. The White House is pushing for a renewed war on drugs. The attorney general, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III – yes, that’s his real name – issued a memo to all US Attorneys on March Tw... Read more

From Mercenaries to Marijuana

Airs at: Sun, 03/18/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we look at human rights and the drug war and hear from Maricela Orozco, a member of the Familiares en Búsqueda María Herrera collective, a group of family members of the disappeared organized in several states across Mexico; plus we take a look at the new owner of... Read more

Marijuana Law Reform Rolls Onward

Airs at: Sun, 03/11/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The New Jersey Legislature is considering how to decriminalize and legally regulate the adult social use marijuana market -- yes, that New Jersey. On this edition of Century of Lies, we hear from Shaleen Title, a Commissioner with the Massachusetts State Cannabis Control Co... Read more