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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06/29/22 Judy Chang


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).


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


Alexandra Plante, Carmen Albizu

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.


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


Eris Nyx, Dr. Elaine Hyshka

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.


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


Scott Weiner, Donald Casual

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.


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


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.


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


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.


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Guest(s): Prof. Susan C. Boyd, PhD
Organization(s): Health Systems Facts
Link(s): Health Systems Facts
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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.


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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.


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Guest(s): Alec Karakatsanis
Organization(s): Civil Rights Corps
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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05/04/22 Dr. Sarah Morton


Dr. Sarah Morton

Dr. Sarah Morton from University College Dublin and Judy Chang, Executive Director of the International Network of People who Use Drugs, on Women and Drugs.


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Guest(s): Dr. Sarah Morton
Organization(s): International Network of People who Use Drugs
Link(s): International Network of People who Use Drugs
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04/27/22 MP Gord Johns


MP Gord Johns

This week on Century: Legalization and the art of the impossible. The Canadian Parliament is currently considering Bill C-126, A Health-Based Approach to the Substance Use Act. We hear from the sponsor, MP Gord Johns. Plus Eris Nyx with the Drug User Liberation Front.


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