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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12/08/21 Shaun Shelly


Shaun Shelly

On this edition of Century of Lies: Part one of a conversation with Shaun Shelly, the Policy, Advocacy and Human Rights Manager for People Who Use Drugs for the nonprofit organization TB HIV Care and chair of the South African Network of People Who Use Drugs; plus, we speak with Avi Yocheved, an activist, harm reduction advocate, and member of the Portland Drug Users Union, about supervised consumption sites.


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Guest(s): Shaun Shelly
Organization(s): TB HIV Care
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12/01/21 Pablo de Greiff


 Pablo de Greiff, Collette Flanagan

On this edition of Century of Lies: Pablo de Greiff, Director of the Transitional Justice Program at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice of the School of Law at New York University, and Collette Flanagan, CEO and Founder of Mothers Against Police Brutality, discuss equal access to justice for all: a necessary element of democracy, rule of law and human rights protection.


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Guest(s): Pablo de Greiff
Organization(s): Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
Link(s): Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
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11/24/21 Ron Williams


Ron Williams, CS Action

On this edition of Century, we speak with Ron Williams, a longtime Portland-area community activist and the Outreach Coordinator for the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, about the Drug Addiction Treatment & Recovery Act; plus, we hear the rest of a conversation with Brittany Graham from the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), Elli Taylor with VANDU and the Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society, and Caitlin Shane with the Pivot Legal Society.


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Guest(s): Ron Williams
Organization(s): Health Justice Recovery Alliance
Link(s): Health Justice Recovery Alliance
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11/17/21 Brittany Graham


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On this edition of Century we hear more from a conversation with Brittany Graham, Acting Executive Director of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), Elli Taylor with VANDU and the Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society, and Caitlin Shane, Staff Lawyer at the Pivot Legal Society. Plus, more from a conversation with Eris Nyx from the Drug User Liberation Front.


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Guest(s): Brittany Graham
Organization(s): Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users
Link(s): Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users
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11/10/21 Brittany Graham


CS Action,

The government in British Columbia is seeking official approval from the Canadian government to decriminalize simple possession of some drugs. On this edition of Century we discuss that proposal with Brittany Graham, Acting Executive Director of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU), Elli Taylor with VANDU and the Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society (WAHRS), and Caitlin Shane, Staff Lawyer at the Pivot Legal Society. Plus, we talk about safe supply and decriminalization with Eris Nyx from the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF).


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Guest(s): Brittany Graham
Organization(s): Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)
Link(s): Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU
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11/01/21 Anthony Johnson


Anthony Johnson, Damon Barrett

This week on Century of Lies: a conversation with Anthony Johnson, a leader in drug policy reform who was a chief petitioner for Oregon Ballot Measure 91, which legalized adult social use of marijuana in 2014, and a chief petitioner for Oregon Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, which passed overwhelmingly in the 2020 general election. Plus, Damon Barrett, Co-Director of the International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy, on drug control and the rights of the child.


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Guest(s): Anthony Johnson
Organization(s): Oregon Ballot Measure 91
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10/25/21 Doctor Patricia Daly


Doctor Patricia Daly

Doctor Patricia Daly from Vancouver Coastal Health on #SafeSupply and peer-led nonprofit compassion clubs for people who use drugs.


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Guest(s): Doctor Patricia Daly
Organization(s): Vancouver Coastal Health
Link(s): Vancouver Coastal Health
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10/18/21 Petra Schulz


Petra Schulz

This week on Century of Lies, safe supply, safe consumption spaces, and decriminalizing people who use drugs: part two of my conversation with Petra Schulz, one of the co-founders of Moms Stop The Harm.


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Guest(s): Petra Schulz
Organization(s): Moms Stop The Harm
Link(s): Moms Stop The Harm
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10/11/21 Petra Schulz


Petra Schulz

This week on Century of Lies, safe supply, safe consumption spaces, and decriminalizing people who use drugs: a conversation with Petra Schulz, a co-founder of Moms Stop The Harm.


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Guest(s): Petra Schulz
Organization(s): Moms Stop The Harm
Link(s): Moms Stop The Harm
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10/04/21 Josh Montgomery


Doug McVay & Dean Becker

This week on Century we talk about organizing on campus for drug policy reform in Iowa with Josh Montgomery, Outreach Coordinator for NORML-ISU at Iowa State University. Plus, the state of Massachusetts considers decriminalizing people who use drugs and establishing safe consumption sites.


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Guest(s): Josh Montgomery
Organization(s): Health Systems Fact
Link(s): Health Systems Facts
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