On this edition of Century of Lies, we discuss stigma, language, mental
health, harm reduction, and drug policy reform with Sarah Merrigan, one of
the hosts of the This Week In Drugs podcast.
To understand why mass incarceration is the racial justice issue of our time,
we must situate the exponential growth of the prison system within the
historical legacy of slavery. The first half of this episode traces the
evolution of slavery from the Reconstruction Era thro...
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is looking into setting up supervised
consumption facilities for people who use drugs. The Board's task force on
supervised consumption facilities delivered its report to SF's Health
Commission on November 7th, so this week on Centu...
On this installment of Free Culture Radio, we're going to talk about
stimulants. I thought about easing into this subject by doing a show about
coffee. I mean, I live in Portland Oregon, and some stereotypes are earned.
Portland is where I learned how to drink coffee, there...
Patty Schemel has led an eventful life in the Pacific Northwest, having been
the drummer for the band Hole for much of the 90s and a member or founder of
several bands since the year 2000. She will be at Powell’s City of Books
tonight at 7:30, to join Sleater-Kinney drummer...
Our coverage of the Drug Policy Alliance's International Reform Conference
#Reform17 continues, with guests Lynn Paltrow from National Advocates for
Pregnant Women, and Alix Lutnick, PhD, an author and a senior research
scientist at RTI International.
What does the term "mass incarceration" actually refer to? Are private
prisons the driving force behind rising prison populations, or is there more
at work? And what is the difference between prison and jail, anyway? In
this pilot episode, Nicole introduces herself and a...
Prison Breakdown explores the past, present, and potential futures of mass
incarceration, blending cutting edge academic research with the perspectives
of people with direct experience with the criminal justice system. Host
Nicole Solomon Lindahl coordinated a college prog...
Part three of our coverage of the Drug Policy Alliance's #Reform17
International Reform Conference, with GA state senate candidate Tamara
Johnson-Shealey, Dan Bigg from the Chicago Recovery Alliance, and Cyndee Clay
from HIPS DC.
Chicago Recovery Alliance
The Drug Policy Alliance held its 2017 International Drug Policy Reform
Conference recently in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s policy conference was
not dominated by white middle class male Libertarians -- thankfully -- and
instead emphasized harm reduction, identity politics...