Drug Truth Network

The Drug Truth Network (DTN) is a media production organization dedicated to exposing the fraud, misdirection, and wastefulness of the “war on drugs.”

Claiming the Moral Highgrond
Claiming the Moral High Ground - A Global Indictment of the War on Drugs video features 19 government officials and high level experts from around the world, all greatly desirous of being a part of this "indictment'. These experts describe in great detail the misery, the ineptitude, the corruption and the myriad horrors we inflict on ourselves and the whole world by continuing to believe in the policy of drug prohibition. Thankfully they also provide the simple solution, first to decriminalize to prove a point and then ASAP to legalize, regulate and actually control these now ludicrously named "controlled substances."

Cultural Baggage

03/21/23 Phil Smith

Phil Smith

Phil Smith, award winning reporter with Stop the Drug War visits with DTN host Dean Becker. Topics: Corrupt Cops, International Fiasco, Corruption, Money Laundering, Eternal Failure of Policy.

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Guest(s): Phil Smith
Organization: Stop the Drug War
Link(s): Stop the Drug War

Century of Lies

03/21/23 Human Rights and Reform at the UN

This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and Reform at the UN. The sixty-sixth session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs was March 13 through 17 in Vienna, Austria. At this year’s session, the voices of people from the global south, of indigenous people from all over the world, of young people, of people who use drugs and of others with lived and living experience joined in calling for real reforms like decriminalization, decolonization, legalization. On this edition of Century we hear from Elli Schwarz with Students for Sensible Drug Policy; María del Mar Pizarro and Alejandro Ocampo, members of Colombia’s Congress; and Dr. Gady Zabicky Sirot, head of Mexico’s National Commission Against Addictions. Plus, Seth Kwame Acheampong, a Member of the Parliament of Ghana, speaks about the efforts of Ghana towards placing health and human rights at the heart of national drug policy.

Guest(s): Elli Schwarz
Organization: Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Link(s): Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Becker's Buds

02/02/23 Tribute to Tyre Nichols

David Shuster of the Young Turks visits the Moral High Ground program hosted by Pacifica's Dean Becker to discuss the murder of Mr. Tyre Nichols by the cops and pointing out the failures of US law enforcement to abide by the US Constitution.

Tribute to Tyre Nichols
Guest(s): David Shuster
Organization: The Young Turks

Tribute to Tyre Nichols with David Shuster of TYT and Dean Becker of DTN


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03/27/23 Phil Smith

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