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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07/13/22 Elina Steinerte


This week on Century of Lies: Aligning drug policies with human rights. We hear from Elina Steinerte, Member of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention; Judy Chang, Executive Director of the International Network of People Who Use Drugs and Melissa Upreti, Chairperson of the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls. Plus, the California Assembly passes SB57, a measure to allow some municipalities in California to establish supervised consumption sites.


Guest(s): Elina Steinerte
Organization(s): International Network of People Who Use Drugs
Link(s): International Network of People Who Use Drugs
Judy Chang
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07/06/22 Judy Chang


This week on Century of Lies: Part two of host Doug McVay's conversation with Judy Chang, Executive Director of the International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD); plus, we talk with Tera Hurst, Executive Director of the Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance, about decriminalization of people who use drugs and Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.


Guest(s): Judy Chang
Organization(s): International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD
Link(s): International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD, Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance
Judy Chang, Tera Hurst
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06/29/22 Judy Chang


This week on Century: Balancing the Scales - A conversation with Judy Chang, Executive Director of the International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD).


Guest(s): Judy Chang
Organization(s): International Network of People Who Use Drugs
Link(s): International Network of People Who Use Drugs
Judy Chang
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06/22/22 Alexandra Plante


This week on Century of Lies: Exploitation, Abuse, and the Substance Use Treatment Industry. Alexandra Plante, Director of Communications at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, and Professor Carmen Albizu, MD, from the Evaluation and Evaluation Research master’s program at the Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, speak on the topic of Lack of Integrity and Transparency in Drug Treatment Services: Adverse Effects on Treatment Outcomes and Infringement of Human Rights.


Guest(s): Alexandra Plante
Organization(s): National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Alexandra Plante, Carmen Albizu
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06/15/22 Eris Nyx


Revolutionary Change vs the Limitations of Reform – We talk about decriminalization and safe supply with Eris Nyx from the Drug User Liberation Front in Vancouver, BC, plus the University of Alberta’s Dr. Elaine Hyshka and Brown University’s Dr. Brandon Marshall on supervised consumption sites.


Guest(s): Eris Nyx
Link(s): Drug User Liberation Front
Eris Nyx, Dr. Elaine Hyshka
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06/08/22 Harm reduction moves forward in California


On this edition of Century of Lies: Harm reduction moves forward in California - SB-57, a bill to give select municipalities the option of opening supervised consumption sites, moves forward in the CA State Assembly.


Guest(s): Scott Weiner
Organization(s): CA State Assembly
Link(s): Drug War Facts
Scott Weiner, Donald Casual
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06/01/22 Mary Lynn Mathre


This week on Century: the endocannabinoid system and beyond - a conversation with Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN, co-founder and executive director of Patients Out of Time.


Guest(s): Mary Lynn Mathre
Organization(s): Patients Out of Time
Link(s): Patients Out of Time
Mary Lynn Mathre
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05/25/22 Prof. Susan C. Boyd, PhD


This week on Century of Lies, Canada's House of Commons discusses decriminalization and harm reduction in a debate over Bill C-216, plus Prof. Susan C. Boyd, PhD, on her new book Heroin: An Illustrated History.


Guest(s): Prof. Susan C. Boyd, PhD
Organization(s): Health Systems Facts
Link(s): Health Systems Facts
Prof. Susan C. Boyd, PhD
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05/18/22 Think Globally, Act Locally


This week on Century of Lies: Think Globally, Act Locally - building support for safe supply, safe consumption spaces, and the decriminalization of people who use drugs.


Guest(s): Johns Gord
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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05/11/22 Alec Karakatsanis


Alec Karakatsanis, founder and executive director of Civil Rights Corps, speaks to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors about police propaganda and media manipulation by law enforcement.


Guest(s): Alec Karakatsanis
Organization(s): Civil Rights Corps
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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