Drugs

Marijuana Part Two - Spirituality and Religion

Airs at: Wed, 11/16/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
It's November, that time of year when people in the US traditionally gather with family members and friends to eat a large meal, get into violent arguments over politics and religion, then fall asleep in front of a TV while watching football. It's the perfect time to look a... Read more

Heroin Maintenance In New Mexico

Airs at: Sun, 10/30/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we listen in on a hearing at the New Mexico State Legislature about opiate use and heroin maintenance treatment. Read more

The present and future of marijuana in the US

Airs at: Sun, 11/13/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we look at the present and future of marijuana policy in the US with our special guest drug policy reform activist and marijuana policy expert Sam Chapman with New Economy Consulting. Sam is a founding member of New Economy Consulting LLC, a firm based in Portlan... Read more

Heroin Maintenance

Airs at: Sun, 11/06/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we listen as the New Mexico State Legislature considers heroin treatment as a policy alternative, plus the US government stops the sale of thousands of rifles to the Philippine National Police #BoycottThePhilippines. Read more

New Directions In Drug Policy

Airs at: Sun, 10/30/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The New Mexico State Legislature is currently between sessions. They are still at work however, with several committees holding intersessional hearings for informational purposes and to potentially shape future policies. On Friday October 28, the state's Legislative Health ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 24, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 10/24/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this show and we hear these segments: 1. Economist Marty Hart-Landsberg makes the case for Measure 97. 2. Psychologist Tod Sloan discusses the psychic impacts of oppression. 3. Desiree Hellegers interviews local activists about Portland's contracts with se... Read more

The War on Drugs is a Racket

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker reads from "The War on Drugs is a Racket" by David Rosen. “Every 25 seconds someone is arrested for possessing drugs for their own use, amounting to 1.25 million arrests per year....These numbers tell a tale of ruined lives, destroyed families, and communities su... Read more

#BoycottThePhilippines

Airs at: Sun, 10/23/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte went to Beijing for talks this week. The Chinese government had previously declared its support for Duterte's campaign of murder and violence under the guise of a war on drugs. This week, a joint statement from the two governments announ... Read more

Marijuana Part One - Hippies and the "Counter Culture"

Airs at: Wed, 10/19/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This installment of Free Culture Radio is part one of our look at marijuana. Weed. Pot. Grass. Reefer. Ganja. Cannabis, if you took Latin in high school or are merely pretentious. We ask the burning questions, like: Is there such a thing as "marijuana culture"? Is it the sa... Read more

International Drug Control Policy Reform

Airs at: Sun, 10/16/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On Thursday October 6th, the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, otherwise known as the Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee, met to discuss two resolutions dealing with criminal justice and drug control policy. Representatives from a number of m... Read more