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Decriminalizing Addiction

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On tonight's edition of Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay speaks with Rick Lines, executive director of Harm Reduction International, about the need to decriminalize drug use and addiction in order to better deal with problematic drug use, to prevent the transmission of dise... Read more

Onward and Upward

Airs at: Sun, 12/31/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with comedian and journalist Ngaio Bealum about the past year, and we take a look ahead to 2018. Read more

Justice, Poverty, and Human Rights

Airs at: Sun, 12/24/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear from US Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) about the Marijuana Justice Act, and from Professor Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, about the criminalization of poverty in America. Read more

Danny Goldberg, In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea (ENCORE)

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  During one year, 1967, it seemed possible that the world could be transformed by peace, love, and meditation. The assassinations, violence, and polarization of 1968 hadn’t happened, and the hippies were exploring spirituality and social justice.     Danny Goldberg takes... Read more

Stimulant Culture Part Two: Mama Coca

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On part two of our examination of stimulant culture, we explore cocaine -- Mama Coca, marching powder, Coca Cola's original secret ingredient -- with our guest Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho Tree at the Institute ... Read more

Human Rights and the Drug War

Airs at: Sun, 12/17/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we speak with Rick Lines, Executive Director of Harm Reduction International, about human rights, the drug war, and his new book "Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law." Harm Reduction International Drug Control and Human Rights in... Read more

Decriminalizing Poverty

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Philip Alston, the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights, recently completed a visit to the United States. His report was a damning indictment of the growing class divide within the US.... Read more

Michelle Alexander

Airs at: Sun, 12/10/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we hear from Michelle Alexander about building the movement for racial justice and drug policy reform. Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar, and the author of The New Jim Crow. She delivered a keynote address at... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day: Community Forum on Police Accountability

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
KBOO reporters Sam Bouman and Jasmin Moneymaker speak with a panel of guests with many years and varieties of experience advocating for greater accountability, reform and positive change in Portland's sytem of law enforcement. The discussion is rooted in the City of Portlan... Read more

The President's New Czar

Airs at: Sun, 12/03/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
We interview journalist Maia Szalavitz and policy expert Sanho Tree about this week's announcement that presidential adviser and spin doctor Kellyanne Conway will head up the White House response to opioid issues. Read more