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.






04/01/08 - Paul Wright

Mass Imprisonment extract from KUOW in Seattle featuring Paul Wright of Prison Legal News

Guest(s): Paul Wright
Organization(s): Prison Legal News
Download: Audio icon COL_040108.mp3


03/25/08 - Eric Sterling

Eric Sterling, President of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation regarding violations of constitutional amendments by processes of the drug war + Doug McVay regarding drug reform in America

Guest(s): Eric Sterling
Organization(s): Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
Link(s): CJPF, Drug War Facts
Download: Audio icon COL_032508.mp3


03/18/08 - Doug McVay

Doug McVay, director of research for Common Sense for Drug Policy and editor of Drug War Facts reports from Vienna, Austria on the 51st annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs with Boaz Wachtel, executive director of the Green Leaf Party of Israel, Richard Elliott, Executive Director, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Eric Carlin, executive director of Mentor UK and a vice chair in the VNGOC and Mike Trace, co-founder and co-coordinator of the International Drug Policy Consortium.

Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Common Sense for Drug Policy
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Download: Audio icon COL_031808.mp3


03/11/08 - Virginia McDavid

Virginia McDavid, running for a congressional seat in the state of Texas dares to discuss the need for change to our drug laws + NPR interview of "The Wire" writer & extract from "Faces of Colombia"

Guest(s): Virginia McDavid
Link(s): Virginia McDavid
Download: Audio icon COL_031108.mp3


03/04/08 - Phil Smith

Phil Smith of StopTheDrugWar.org discusses empowerment of criminals through the drug laws + Al Byrne of Patients Out of Time re med marijuana convention

Guest(s): Phil Smith
Organization(s): Stop The Drug War
Link(s): Patients out of Time, Stop The Drug War
Download: Audio icon COL_030408.mp3


02/26/08 - Mark Bennett

LEAP speaker Dean Becker interviews Mark Bennett, incoming head of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association regarding the DA scandal, the jail scandal, the decades long and ineffective waging of the drug war. Pt 2

Guest(s): Mark Bennett
Organization(s): Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Link(s): LEAP, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Download: Audio icon COL_022608.mp3


02/19/08 - Dean Becker

The top 12 most dangerous drugs, according to the Lancet and as produced by the BBC.

Guest(s): Dean Becker
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)
Download: Audio icon COL_021908.mp3


02/12/08 - Robert Melameade

Doctor Robert Melameade describes the endocanabinoid system and the ways that cannabis affects the human body + Doug McVay with Drug War Facts about opium in Afghanistan

Guest(s): Robert Melameade
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Download: Audio icon COL_021208.mp3


02/05/08 - Edwin C Sanders

"Black America: The Debate Within" , (Pt 2) a panel discussion from New Orleans drug conference featuring Rev. Edwin Sanders, Naomi Long, Prof. James Peterson and Prof. Glenn Loury + Doug McVay with "Drug War Facts"

Guest(s): Edwin C Sanders
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance, Drug War Facts
Download: Audio icon COL_020508.mp3


01/29/08 - Paul Wright

Paul Wright, editor of Prison Legal News discusses "Prison Profiteers - Who Makes Money From Mass Incarceration" the new book he co-edited.

Guest(s): Paul Wright
Organization(s): Prison Legal News
Link(s): Prison Legal News
Download: Audio icon COL_012908.mp3