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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12/04/19 Gilberto Gerra


By the end of 2018, the European Center on Drugs and Drug Addiction was monitoring 731 new psychoactive substances. This week on Century, UNODC's Gilberto Gerra, MD, discusses new psychoactive substances, plus we hear from EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel about the release of the new 2019 EU Drug Markets Report.


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

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11/27/19 Ngaio Bealum


This week on Century of Lies, a conversation with comedian, activist, and journalist Ngaio Bealum.


Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Ngaio Bealum
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11/20/19 Damon Barrett


November 20 2019 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the UN's Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights instrument ratified by every other nation on earth but not by the United States. This week on Century we have a portion of my interview with human rights and drug policy expert Damon Barrett, plus we hear part of a news conference from UN Headquarters in Geneva on the report Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty.


Guest(s): Damon Barrett
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Damon Barrett
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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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