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.






08/23/09 - Neill Franklin

Police officer Neill Franklin whose OpEd was in last weeks Wash Post discusses drug war with DTN listeners + Abolitionist's Moment

Guest(s): Neill Franklin
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)
Link(s): LEAP
Download: Audio icon COL_082309.mp3


08/16/09 - Omar Figueroa

Omar Figuero of California Cannabis Initiative, Ethan Nadelmann of Drug Policy Alliance, Neal Peirce of Washington Post, Phil Smith of Drug War Chronicle, Chris Hermes of Americans for Safe Access & Jacob Sullum of Reason Magazine

Guest(s): Omar Figueroa
Organization(s): California Cannabis Initiative
Link(s): Americans For Safe Access, California Cannabis Initiative
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08/09/09 - Froma Harrop

Froma Harrop, columnist with Creator's Syndicate takes listener calls live

Guest(s): Froma Harrop
Organization(s): Creators Syndicate
Link(s): Creators Syndicate
Download: Audio icon COL_080909.mp3


08/02/09 - Arthur Benavie

Professor Arthur Benavie, author of "Drugs - America's Holy War" takes listener questions, live

Guest(s): Arthur Benavie
Organization(s): University of North Carolina
Download: Audio icon COL_080209.mp3


07/26/09 - Paul Armentano

Paul Armentano of NORML takes listener calls in the first 1 hour Drug Truth Network call in show in more than 6 years. Paul is co-author of a new book: "Marijuana is Safer, So Why are We Driving People to Drink?"

Guest(s): Paul Armentano
Organization(s): National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
Link(s): NORML
Download: Audio icon COL_072609.mp3


07/19/09 - Lawrence Garrison

Lawrence Garrison, who spent more than 10 years behind bars on a bogus cocaine conspiracy charge + Ali Muhammad who lost his social worker status on a bogus marijuana charge +DTN UPDATES

Guest(s): Lawrence Garrison
Organization(s): FAMM
Link(s): Familys Against Manadory Minimums
Download: Audio icon COL_071909.mp3


07/12/09 - Ryan Grim

From Huffington Post, Ryan Grim, author This is Your Country on Drugs - The Secret History of Getting High in America + CBS News report on Oaksterdam

Guest(s): Ryan Grim
Organization(s): Huffington Post
Link(s): Huffington Post
Download: Audio icon COL_071209.mp3


07/05/09 - Jerry Epstein

Jerry Epstein, president of the Drug Policy Forum of Texas + Bill Piper of the Drug Policy Alliance on Michael Jackson's unnecessary overdose death

Guest(s): Jerry Epstein
Organization(s): Drug Policy Forum of Texas
Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance, Drug Policy Forum of Texas
Download: Audio icon COL_070509.mp3


06/28/09 - Peter Moskos

Prof. Peter Moskos, LEAP speaker, former Baltimore cop and author of "Cop in the Hood" + Doug McVay interview of Amsterdam cannabis pioneer Bernard Bruining & Phil Jackson

Guest(s): Peter Moskos
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)
Link(s): LEAP, Common Sense for Drug Policy
Download: Audio icon COL_062809.mp3


06/21/09 - Allan Clear

Allan Clear, Exec. Dir. of the Harm Reduction Coalition on what we have wrought & Chris Hermes of Americans for Safe Access on "land mark decision" on medical marijuana + "World's Most Intersting Man" III

Guest(s): Allan Clear
Organization(s): Harm Reduction Coalition
Link(s): Americans For Safe Access, Harm Reduction Coalition
Download: Audio icon COL_062109.mp3