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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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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09/04/19 Mike Discepola


This week on Century of Lies, a discussion about harm reduction for people who use stimulants featuring Mike Discepola, San Francisco Aids Foundation; Issac Jackson, Urban Survivor’s Union; Shilo Hassan Jama, The People’s Harm Reduction Alliance; Daniel Raymond, Harm Reduction Coalition; and Mindy Vincent, Utah Harm Reduction Coalition.


Guest(s): Mike Discepola
Link(s): Harm Reduction Coalition

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08/28/19 Jasmine Budnella


This week on Century of Lies we hear portions of hearing and roundtable discussion held by the New York State Senate Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids, Addiction and Overdose Prevention on August 9 in The Bronx. Speakers include Jasmine Budnella, Drug Policy Coordinator with VOCAL New York; Mike Selick, Hepatitis C Training and Policy Manager with the Harm Reduction Coalition; and Ken Robinson, Executive Director, Research for a Safer New York.


Guest(s): Jasmine Budnella
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance

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08/21/19 Sanho Tree


This week on Century of Lies, part two of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, plus a report on the Colombian peace process.


Guest(s): Sanho Tree
Organization(s): Institute for Policy Studies
Link(s): Institute for Policy Studies

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08/14/19 Sanho Tree


This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho talks with Doug about the presidential race, the rise of the authoritarian right, the drug war in the Philippines, and much more.


Guest(s): Sanho Tree
Organization(s): Institute for Policy Studies
Link(s): Institute for Policy Studies

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08/07/19 Michelle Alexander


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 the Drug Policy Alliance's International Reform Conference.


Guest(s): Michelle Alexander
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance
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07/31/19 Jennifer Hess


This week we speak with Jennifer Hess, a Kansas medical cannabis patient, wife and mother whose husband died in police custody. Plus, Jessyln McCurdy from the ACLU, Patrice Onwuka from the Independent Women's Forum, and Aleks Kajstura from the Prison Policy Initiative speak before a House subcommittee hearing on the topic of women and girls in the criminal justice system.


Guest(s): Jennifer Hess
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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