Drugs

Digestive Health and the Microbiome

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
  Gastroenterologist Dr. Robynne Chutkan speaks with Ellen Goldsmith about living a little more dirty and eating clean.  With the prevalence of chronic afflictions like obesity, diabetes, food allergies, auto-immune disease, chronic fatigue, depression, acne & rosacea they... Read more

Mind Over Meds: Know When Drugs Are Necessary, When Alternatives Are Better with Dr. Andrew Weil

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
  In Mind over Meds, bestselling author Dr. Andrew Weil alerts readers to the problem of overmedication, and outlines when medicine is necessary, and when it is not. Dr. Weil examines how we came to be so drastically overmedicated, presents science that proves drugs aren't... Read more

Drug War 2.0

Airs at: Sun, 07/30/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The US House Oversight Committee looks at reauthorization of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and the Government Accountability Office examines mismanagement of a federal program that puts military weapons into the hands of local police. Read more

Protesters Interrupt Police Swearing-In Ceremony

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
This morning, the Portland Police Bureau swore in 13 new officers and two professional staff at the downtown Portland Building. The ceremony was interrupted briefly by protesters who called out the police, and Chief Mike Marshman in particular, for failing to prevent seven ... Read more

Extra-Judicial Murders in the Philippines

Airs at: Sun, 07/23/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Last week the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US House of Representatives examined the thousands of murders as well as other human rights abuses being committed by the Government of the Philippines and its current president, Rodrigo Duterte. The witnesses testifie... Read more

You Don't Know My Pain

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This week we talk about mental health and psychedelic evangelism with harm reduction and drug policy reform activist Sarah Merrigan. Read more

Time to Decriminalize the Use and Possession of Drugs

Airs at: Sun, 07/16/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: The DPA held a news teleconference to announce the release of their new report on decriminalizing drug use and possession in the US, so we hear from Neill Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership, and Andrea Ritchie, a member of the Move... Read more

Think Globally, Act Locally

Airs at: Sun, 07/09/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: the Oregon Legislature has passed a bill to force law enforcement to begin addressing racial profiling, and which also reduces simple possession of some drugs from a felony to a misdemeanor; plus the Oregon Justice Resource Center has released a guide on organizi... Read more

Drug Policy Reform in the Heartland

Airs at: Sun, 07/02/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we speak with Sarah Merrigan, who's an organizer and drug policy reform activist in Nebraska; Energy Secretary Rick Perry compares state marijuana legalization with state climate control legislation; and the United Nations issues World Drug Report 2017. Read more

In-Depth Look at US Policy in Colombia: Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 06/12/2017 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Independent journalist Nico Bedoya has been in Colombia covering developments related to the guerillas of FARC, who have been fighting the Colombian government since the 1950s. He followed the rebellion through its violent stages, towards the UN peace deal, and into the cu... Read more