Century of Lies

Century of Lies, with 16 years on air, has more than 30 affiliate stations in the US and Canada. Running 29 minutes per episode, Century of Lies is currently produced by Doug McVay, editor of Drug War Facts.

 

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11/13/19 Michael Botticelli


The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery held a hearing recently on harm reduction sites and supervised consumption facilities, so on this edition of Century of Lies we hear from MA State Sen. Cindy Friedman, Fenway Health's Carl Sciortino, and former US "Drug Czar" Michael Botticelli.


Guest(s): Michael Botticelli
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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11/06/19 John Pfaff


This week on Century of Lies, part two of our conversation with John Pfaff, JD, PhD. Dr. Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham Law School and the author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform.


Guest(s): John Pfaff
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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10/30/19 John Pfaff


This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with John Pfaff, JD, PhD. Dr. Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham Law School and the author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform.


Guest(s): John Pfaff
Organization(s): Fordham Law School
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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10/23/19 Gilberto Gerra


This week on Century of Lies we hear about the growing concern over new psychoactive substances and amphetamine-type stimulants with audio from Martin Raithelhuber, PhD, and Gilberto Gerra, MD, both from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime.


Guest(s): Gilberto Gerra
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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10/16/19 Jim MacRae


This week on Century of Lies we speak with data scientist and consultant Jim MacRae, PhD.


Guest(s): Jim MacRae
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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10/09/19 Liz Evans


A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's attempt to stop Philadelphia nonprofit Safehouse from setting up a supervised consumption facility. On this week's Century we hear from Liz Evans, one of the founders of North America's first supervised consumption site, Insite, in Vancouver, BC. Plus, an update on the vaping crisis.


Guest(s): Liz Evans
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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10/02/19 Phillip Atiba Goff


This week on Century we look at reforming police practices and efforts to get a handle on police brutality. The US House Judiciary Committee recently held an oversight hearing on police practices. We'll hear audio from Committee Chair Rep. Jerrold Naddler, Gwen Carr, Ron Davis, and Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff.


Guest(s): Phillip Atiba Goff
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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09/25/19 Doug McVay


This week on Century: a House subcommittee looks at e-cigarettes and the outbreak of lung disease that may be related to vaping, and the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs looks at rescheduling cannabis and cannabis products.


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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09/18/19 Michelle R. Peace


This week on Century of Lies we look at vaping and ask the most important question of all: what's really in that stuff you're putting in your lungs? With audio from Michelle R. Peace, PhD, Assistant Professor of Forensic Science at Virginia Commonwealth University.


Guest(s): Michelle R. Peace
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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09/11/19 Jimi Devine


This week on Century, a conversation with journalist and cannabis connoisseur Jimi Devine, senior staff writer for Cannabis Now and a contributing writer for the LA Weekly.


Guest(s): Jimi Devine
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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