Drugs

Citizens Respond to Latest COCL Report on Police Reform

Airs at: Tue, 10/17/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
The Compliance Officer and Community Liaison (COCL) is the body tasked with independently assessing the city's compliance with a 2012 Settlement with the US Department of Justice. The settlement (pdf) was reached after years of community agitation over excessive force by po... Read more

Reform 2017 Part One

Airs at: Sun, 10/15/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Live from the Drug Policy Alliance's 2017 International Reform Conference, we hear from South African researcher Shaun Shelly, Pastor Kenneth Glasgow from The Ordinary Peoples' Society, and Drug Policy Alliance Executive Director Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno. Read more

Big Hunger, Big Chicken, Big Moment

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
This week my guests discuss big problems regarding food. How can we work toward healthy food and enough food for everyone? Maryn McKenna is a journalist who writes about science, food, and disease. Like Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA. But that’s not the end of it. We’v... Read more

Human Rights and the Philippines

Airs at: Sun, 10/08/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The UN Human Rights Council recently conducted its Universal Periodic Review of human rights in the Philippines, so this week we hear from several nongovernmental organizations concerned with human rights and the drug war. Read more

Drug Addiction

Airs at: Sat, 09/30/2017 at 8:00pm - Sun, 10/08/2017 at 8:00pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
In this episode we talk with Tasha and Wendy two former drug addicts about what their life was like addicted to crack cocaine and what it cost them. Read more

Human Rights and Drug Policies

Airs at: Sun, 10/01/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs held an intersessional meeting September 26-28, 2017, to discuss the UNGASS outcome document. This week we listen to part of their discussion on human rights and drug policies and hear presentations from Zaved Mahmood, Rule of Law and D... Read more

The Administration's Push for Deregulation

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday, the President will deliver a speech on deregulation. Whether it will be a serious policy proposal or another collection of applause points is anyone’s guess, but the president’s favorable view of deregulation is no secret. His administration has focused on disma... Read more

Making America Healthy Again: Stephen Bezruchka

Airs at: Tue, 09/26/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The U.S. pays more for health care than any other country yet has shamefully poor results. People are paying through the nose for their hospital stays, surgeries and prescription drugs. An MRI in the U.S. costs five times what it costs in Australia. Instead of quality af... Read more

Reform Moves Forward at the State Level

Airs at: Sun, 09/24/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The state of California is considering supervised consumption sites, and we speak with Oregon State Senator Lew Frederick about racial profiling, drug possession penalties, and House Bill 2355. Read more

Lighthouse Lessons

Airs at: Fri, 08/04/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Lighthouse Sessions
Leidi Monte and Lighthouse Lesons move into their regular time slot on Friday mornings from 12-3, and to celebrate, friends from the community join in with their humor, songs, poetry, and wisdom. We explore access to the arts and community with Balanced Breakfast, and grate... Read more