Cultural Baggage is DTN's longest running broadcast program with 18 years as of October 2019. We are proud to have more than three dozen affiliate stations in the US and Canada broadcasting our 29 minutes of unvarnished truth about the failure and futility of this eternal prohibition of drugs. Produced by former cop Dean Becker at KPFT, Houston, one of the 5 Pacifica "sister" stations.
Interviews with Richard Lee founder of Oaksterdam University and Ann Lee his mother and founder of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition + John Baucum the political director of RAMP
Guest(s): Richard Lee, Ann Lee
Organization(s): Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition
Major Neill Franklin, Exec Director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership joins host Dean Becker for the full half hour
Guest(s): Neill Franklin
Cultural Baggage for New Years: Drug Truth Network producer Dean Becker for the half hour with music from Becker's band Shotgun Lobotomy
Guest(s): Dean Becker
Organization(s): Conscientious Objectors
Roman Catholic priest Joseph Ganssle & Commander Brian Paddick in the UK
Guest(s): Joseph Ganssle
JS Rafaeli, Co-Author "DRUG WARS - The terrifying inside story of Britain's drug trade."
Guest(s): JS Rafaeli
Organization(s): LEAP UK
Naomi Burke-Shyne Pres of Harm Reduction Intl, Maya Groos & Charles Haywood of Women W/ Vision, Melissa Broudo of SOAR Inst, Erica Ernst of Chicago Drug User Union & DTN Editorial
Guest(s): Naomi Burke-Shyne
Organization(s): Harm Reduction Intl
Tribute to Ray Hill, KPFT founder, programmer, icon has died. Amy Morales Rays' Death Dula joins us for the half hour. Ray Hill had been a teen evangelist, a quarterback at his High School, a cat burglar, a radio host, a gay ex-con who somehow managed to crusade for both LGBT causes and prisoners' rights. Ray swayed a couple of supreme court decisions and made his way into history.
Guest(s): Ray Hill
Michael Considine of N American Syringe Exchange, Iqbal Sunderani Pres of BTNX, Nora Hannah of Until There Is A Cure & Sarah Hashmall of AidsUnited.org
Guest(s): Michael Considine
Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML joins guest co host Doug McVay and host Dean Becker for the full half hour to discuss election results for marijuana around the US
Guest(s): Paul Armentano
Shannon Riley of Vancouver Coastal Health, Shiloh Murphy of Natl Drug Users Union, Lynell Clancy of Harm Reduction Svc, Elizabeth Macintosh of HIPS, Greg May of Indiana & Jasmine Budnella of Vocal NY. Recorded at Harm Reduction Conference New Orleans.
Guest(s): Shannon Riley
Organization(s): Harm Reduction Coalition