Century of Lies
This week on Century: more exclusive coverage of Congressman Earl Blumenauer's community forum on ending the war on drugs, which was held in Portland, Oregon on August First, including audio from Portland Police Bureau Deputy Chief Robert Day and Congressman Blumenauer.
Guest(s): Earl Blumenauer
This week on Century, exclusive audio from Congressman Earl Blumenauer's community forum on ending the war on drugs, which was held in Portland, Oregon on August First. Speakers on this show include Congressman Blumenauer and Bobbin Singh, executive director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center. We'll have more from this forum on next week's show.
Guest(s): Earl Blumenauer
This week on Century of Lies we hear from Lynn Paltrow, founder and executive director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women, and Dorothy E. Roberts, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and author of Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty, speaking about the threats to civil rights and women's healthcare posed by the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Guest(s): Lynn Paltrow, Dorothy E. Roberts
Organization(s): National Advocates for Pregnant Women
This week on Century of Lies, we hear a discussion about human rights in the Philippines and the brutal campaign of terror and murder being carried out by Philippine police under the orders of that nation's dictator, Rodrigo Duterte; plus, we discuss the implementation of Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion in Portland, Oregon, with Multnomah County Commissioner Deborah Kafoury and Karen Kern with Portland's Central City Concern.
Guest(s): Deborah Kafoury
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion
This week on Century of Lies: Congress debates HR6082, a measure that would take away privacy protections from patients who are diagnosed with a substance use disorder; plus, decriminalization and the Republic of Ireland's national drug strategy.
Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
This week on Century of Lies we talk with the comedian, journalist, and activist Ngaio Bealum about his new show on Netflix, Cooking On High; plus, the UK House of Commons discusses the urgent need for drug safety testing at music festivals.
Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum
This week on Century, UN Office on Drugs and Crime Executive Director Yuri Fedotov answers questions from reporters at a news conference to announce the release of the UN's annual World Drug Report; plus, we look at new research showing how the federal crackdown on pain medications has backfired, leaving cancer patients and others suffering with serious illnesses with few legal options for dealing with severe pain.
Guest(s): Yuri Fedotov
Organization(s): United Nations
This week: Dr. Dustin Sulak and Dr. Staci Gruber speaking about medical cannabis at the Patients Out of Time National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, plus Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
Guest(s): Dustin Sulak, Staci Gruber
This week: Dr. Malik Burnett speaking about the social determinants of health, stigma, cultural competency, and medical cannabis; plus Tim Pate performs "Let's All Be Farmers".
Guest(s): Malik Burnett, Tim Pate
Organization(s): Activist, Farmer