Century Of Lies

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Century Of Lies is a weekly half-hour show focused on drug policy reform and the failed war on drugs. The show explores public health, criminal justice, social justice, and other policies related to drugs in the US and abroad, and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other recorded segments. Century of Lies is a production of the Drug Truth Network and is syndicated via the Pacifica Foundation Radio Network.

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Rural Reforms and Human Rights in Colombia

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Rural Reforms and Human Rights in Colombia. The UN Security Council met to consider rural reforms and the rights of indigenous and African-descended people in the context of the Colombian peace process. We hear from Armando Wouriyu Valbuena, Se... Read more

Remembering Jeff Steinborn

Airs at: Wed, 01/11/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Remembering Jeffrey Steinborn. Jeffrey Steinborn was an attorney, a marijuana legalizer, and social justice revolutionary in the city of Seattle who passed away in early January. On this edition of Century we’ll hear an interview with Jeff from... Read more

Workplace Safety, the Marijuana Industry, and the Tragic Death of Lorna McMurrey

Airs at: Wed, 01/04/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: The Marijuana Industry and Workplace Safety. Host Doug McVay speaks with Mike Crawford, a Massachusetts journalist and host of the award-winning podcast THE YOUNG JURKS, about activism, the marijuana industry, and the death of Lorna McMurrey. F... Read more

What Really Works

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: San Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston questions Mayor London Breed’s commitment to harm reduction and overdose prevention. Plus, Paula Migliardi, a Program Specialist in Healthy Sexuality and Harm Reduction for the Winnipeg Regional Health Auth... Read more

Reform Continues To Advance In Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 12/21/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Reform Continues To Advance In Ireland. The Republic of Ireland’s parliamentary Joint Committee on Justice released a Report on December  14 that among other things recommends decriminalization of people who use drugs and the regulation of cert... Read more

Global State of Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 12/14/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: The Global State Of Harm Reduction. Harm Reduction International recently released its annual report on the Global State of Harm Reduction. We hear an overview from HRI Executive Director Naomi Burke-Shyne and HRI Deputy Director and Public Hea... Read more

Reform Moves Ahead In Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Reform Moves Ahead In Ireland. The Republic of Ireland is moving closer to decriminalizing people who use drugs. A motion supporting establishment of a citizen’s assembly on drugs to discuss and propose reforms was approved by the Dáil Éireann ... Read more

Meeting People Where They're At

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Meeting People Where They’re At. On this edition of Century we look once again at Canada’s Safer Supply programs. We hear from  Praneetha Mahindan, NP; Dalena Dang, NP, Madison Joyce, RN, and Hannah Levitt, Case Manager with the Parkdale Queen ... Read more

War and Pestilence

Airs at: Wed, 11/23/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Pestilence and War. Professor Jennifer J. Carroll, PhD, MPH, a medical anthropologist, research scientist, and subject matter expert on substance use and public health, speaks about the Global Impacts of War and Covid-19. Read more

#WonderBanned

Airs at: Wed, 11/16/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: #WonderBanned. We talk capitalism and corporate psychedelia with Neşe Devenot, PhD, a Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS) at the University of Cincinnati, where she studies bioethical perspectives on the nasce... Read more