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Kaiser Nurses Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Winchester and Sarina Roher, local leaders of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP), explain why their members recently voted 96% to authorize a strike against Kaiser Permanente and how the community can support safe staffing and quality he... Read more

Reform Trickles Upward

Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we hear about drug safety testing and safe consumption spaces from Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analyst with Transform; Niamh Eastwood, Executive Director of Release, and Professor Alex Stevens from the University of Kent. Read more

The People's Depot provides bottle redemption for and by canners

Airs at: Thu, 10/14/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Canning, the collecting kind, is an important source of income for many people, but the locations and options for where to exchange cans and bottles shrunk when the COVID pandemic hit. The People's Depot has grown to fill that gap, providing bottle redemption centers by ... Read more

Weed in the Cornfields

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we talk about organizing on campus for drug policy reform in Iowa with Josh Montgomery, Outreach Coordinator for NORML-ISU at Iowa State University. Plus, the state of Massachusetts considers decriminalizing people who use drugs and establishing safe co... Read more

Decriminalizing People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
New research shows that official statistics under-report the number of deaths caused by police violence in the US, plus safe consumption sites and the decriminalization of people who use drugs are under discussion in Massachusetts. Read more

Safe Spaces, Safe Supplies

Airs at: Wed, 09/22/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: part two of our interview with James Dixon, Research Manager for the P5 Project YXE (Perspectives, pathways, and priorities of people with lived and living experience of substance use) at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine; plus a conve... Read more

Nothing About Us Without Us

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Nothing about us, without us: A conversation with Lisa Al-Hakim, Director of Operations with the People’s Harm Reduction Alliance. September 15 is the International Day of Democracy so on this edition of Free Culture Radio we look at political organizing and advocacy by peo... Read more

Harm Reduction, Safe Consumption, and Safe Supply

Airs at: Wed, 09/08/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies we talk with Avi Yocheved, a harm reduction activist and member of the Portland Drug User Union, about safe consumption sites and safe supply; plus we talk with Lill Prosperino, Southern States Regional Organizer for the National Harm Redu... Read more

Safe Supply

Airs at: Wed, 08/25/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Decriminalization advances in cities across Canada, and the Drug Users Liberation Front on safe supply, harm reduction and International Overdose Awareness Day, which is August 31. International Overdose Awareness Day Drug User Liberation Front Read more

Drug War Myths, Drug Policy Facts

Airs at: Wed, 08/18/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: The San Diego Sheriff’s Department fakes an overdose video, and residents of Somerville, MA work to save lives by opening a supervised consumption site. Read more