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.

 

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11/22/22 Professor Jennifer J. Carrol


This week on Century of Lies: Pestilence and War. Professor Jennifer J. Carroll, PhD, MPH, a medical anthropologist, research scientist, and subject matter expert on substance use and public health, speaks about the Global Impacts of War and Covid-19.


Guest(s): Professor Jennifer J. Carrol
Organization(s): Pestilence and War.
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Professor Jennifer J. Carrol
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11/15/22 Neşe Devenot


This week on Century of Lies: #WonderBanned. We talk capitalism and corporate psychedelia with Neşe Devenot, PhD, a Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS) at the University of Cincinnati, where she studies bioethical perspectives on the nascent field of psychedelic medicine, and also the Medicine, Society & Culture Research Fellow at Psymposia; and Brian Pace, PhD, a lecturer who teaches Psychedelic Studies in the Department of Plant Pathology at The Ohio State University and is also the Politics & Ecology Editor at Psymposia. Doctors Devenot and Pace are also affiliate scholars at the Center for Psychedelic Drug Research & Education at The Ohio State University College of Social Work.


Guest(s): Neşe Devenot
Organization(s): Center for Psychedelic Drug Research & Education
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Neşe Devenot, Brian Pace
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11/08/22 Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein


This week on Century of Lies: Healthcare During and After Incarceration. We hear from participants in an event sponsored by the National Institute for Health Care Management event entitled “Health During and After Incarceration,” including Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, an associate professor in the department of population health sciences at Duke University and Director of the Re-Envisioning Health & Justice Lab; Divya Venkat, MD, Inclusion Health Track Director for the Rethinking Incarceration and Empowering Recovery’ (RIvER) Clinic of the Center for Inclusion Health at the Allegheny Health Network; and Vikki Wachino, Executive Director of the Health and Reentry Project.


Guest(s): Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein
Organization(s): National Institute for Health Care Management
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Divya Venkat, MD
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11/01/22 John Roman


This week on Century of Lies: Justice Data in America. We hear from criminal justice researcher This week on Century of Lies: Justice Data in America. We hear from criminal justice researcher John Roman, PhD, with NORC on “Everything you think you know about guns is wrong: Myths, facts and where to find the best research and data”. Plus, Corey Ranger, a Harm Reduction Nurse Educator with the BC Centre for Disease Control, and Laura Cartwright, a Harm Reduction Consultant with the AVI Health & Community Services SAFER Knowledge Translation & Exchange Project speaking on “Building Capacity Among Prescribed Safe(r) Supply Providers”., PhD, with NORC on “Everything you think you know about guns is wrong: Myths, facts and where to find the best research and data”. Plus, Corey Ranger, a Harm Reduction Nurse Educator with the BC Centre for Disease Control, and Laura Cartwright, a Harm Reduction Consultant with the AVI Health & Community Services SAFER Knowledge Translation & Exchange Project speaking on “Building Capacity Among Prescribed Safe(r) Supply Providers”.


Guest(s): John Roman
Organization(s): Justice Data in America
Link(s): Drug War Facts
John Roman, Corey Ranger
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10/25/22 Sarah Niman


This week on Century of Lies: Canada’s Bill C-5, Too Little & Too Late. We hear from Beeta Senedjani, Dialogues Program Coordinator with the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition; Nicole Luongo, Systems Change Coordinator with the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition; Safiyya Ahmad, Student-at-Law with the BC Civil Liberties Association; Niki Bains, Policy Staff Counsel with the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association; Caitlin Shane, Staff Lawyer with the Pivot Legal Society; Sarah Niman, Legal Counsel and Assistant Manager of Legal Services with the Native Women's Association of Canada; and Pam Hrick, Executive Director and General Counsel with the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund.


Guest(s): Sarah Niman
Organization(s): Canadian Drug Policy Coalition
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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10/17/22 Angela Me


This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and Drugs. The Commission on Narcotic Drugs held thematic discussions on September 21 and 22. On the subject of human rights and drug control we hear from Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch at the UNODC, and Danilo Ballotta, Principal Policy Analyst and Coordinator for Institutional Affairs at the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.


Guest(s): Angela Me
Organization(s): European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Link(s): European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Angela Me, Danilo Ballotta
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10/11/22 Dr. Joao Goulao


This week on Century of Lies: The Times They Are A-Changin’ – we discuss the recent White House statement on marijuana law reform. Plus we hear from Dr. Joao Goulao, a Portuguese physician and the current national drug coordinator for Portugal, Dr. Penny Hill, founder of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Australia and representative of the Australian Civil Society Committee on UN Drug Policy; and Rodley Desmond Daniel Carza, Health Education and Promotion Officer IV with the Philippine Department of Health, who recently addressed the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs.


Guest(s): Dr. Joao Goulao
Organization(s): Drug Czar of Portugal
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Dr. Joao Goulao
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10/05/22 Dr. Nikki Bozinoff


This week on Century of Lies: a conversation with Dr. Nikki Bozinoff, a physician in the Concurrent Outpatient Medical and Psychosocial Addiction Support Service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and an assistant professor and the Program Director for the Enhanced Skills in Addiction Medicine program in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Doctor Bozinoff is also one of the co-authors of an article entitled “Prescribing Characteristics Associated With Opioid Overdose Following Buprenorphine Taper” that was published September 29 in the journal JAMA Network Open.


Guest(s): Dr. Nikki Bozinoff
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Dr. Nikki Bozinoff
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09/27/22 Claire Zagorski


This week on Century of Lies: Manaqing Risks, Reducing Harms, Saving Lives - Part two of my interview with Claire Zagorski , a harm reduction activist, paramedic, graduate research assistant in translational science at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy, and adjunct faculty at the Pharmacotherapy Education and Research Center at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. Her article ““New Meth” Is Nothing to Fear. It Isn’t New. It’s Just Meth.” was published Sept. 1 at Filter Magazine.


Guest(s): Claire Zagorski
Organization(s): University of Texas College of Pharmacy
Link(s): Drug War Facts


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09/21/22 Alison Heller


This week on Century of Lies: Saving Lives One Test Strip At A Time – a conversation with Alison Heller and Dean Shold, co-founders of FentCheck. FentCheck is a nonprofit that works to make fentanyl test strips available to people who need them and to educate the public on the need to test their drugs.


Guest(s): Alison Heller
Organization(s): FentCheck
Link(s): FentCheck
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