Cultural Baggage


Cultural Baggage is DTN's longest running broadcast program with 18 years as of October 2019. We are proud to have more than three dozen affiliate stations in the US and Canada broadcasting our 29 minutes of unvarnished truth about the failure and futility of this eternal prohibition of drugs. Produced by former cop Dean Becker at KPFT, Houston, one of the 5 Pacifica "sister" stations.





03/11/20 Ethan Russo

Dr. Ethan Russo, leading cannabis scientist just back from New Zealand discussion of studies including Migraine, Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel, and Other Treatment-Resistant Syndromes + Norma Sapp cannabis reform pioneer in Oklahoma.

Guest(s): Ethan Russo
Norma SappDr. Ethan Russo
Download: Audio icon FDBCB031120.mp3

Link(s): Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Reconsidered

03/04/20 David Duffield

David Duffield President Houston Harm Reduction Alliance, Philly safe injection ups and downs, Doug McVay report: Oregon to decrim all drugs? + Bernie Vs Drug War & DTN Editorial

Guest(s): David Duffield
Organization(s): Houston Harm Reduction Alliance
David Duffield
Download: Audio icon FDBCB030420.mp3

Link(s): Houston Harm Reduction Alliance

02/26/20 Antony Lowenstein

Antony Lowenstein author of new book: PILLS, POWDER & SMOKE - Inside The Bloody War On Drugs + Incarcerex & Drug War Freight Train

Guest(s): Antony Lowenstein
Organization(s): Author

Download: Audio icon FDBCB022620.mp3

Link(s): Antony Lowenstein

02/19/20 Kim Ogg

Kim Ogg DA of Harris County/Houston at Greater Houston Coalition for Justice speaks on Bail Bond Agreement & Consent Decree, + Michael Krawitz of Veterans for Medical Cannabis work with W.H.O. in Geneva + Susan Hays PC re medical cannabis for neurological disorders

Guest(s): Kim Ogg
DA Kim Ogg
Download: Audio icon FDBCB021920.mp3

Link(s): KIM OGG

02/12/20 Richard Andrews

Doctor Richard Andrews discusses needle exchange, safe consumption, opioids, overdose, Hep C & his run for Senate, Dist 13 in Texas + "Chief" Clarence Bradford & UH Professor Sandra Guerra Thompson discuss bail bond & protections against arrest

Guest(s): Richard Andrews
Organization(s): Andrews for Senate
Doctor Richard Andrews
Download: Audio icon FDBCB021220.mp3

Link(s): Andrews for Texas Senate

02/05/20 Beto O'Rourke

Beto O'Rourke discusses Houston's Harding street bust/fiasco, Trump, guns, drug war, rights & more + Debby Goldsberry on growing cannabis industry

Guest(s): Beto O'Rourke, Debby Goldsberry
Organization(s): Magnolia Wellness
Beto O'Rourke & Dean BeckerDebby Goldsberry
Download: Audio icon FDBCB020520.mp3

Link(s): Magnolia Wellness Dispensary

01/29/20 Robert Melamede

Dr. Robert Melamede: Cancer 2020 - Directed Adaptive Evolution Metabolic Centric Biology + DTN Editorial

Guest(s): Robert Melamede
Organization(s): Phoenix Tears
Robert Melamede
Download: Audio icon FDBCB012920.mp3

Link(s): Directed Adaptive Evolution Metabolic Centric Biology

01/22/20 Terence Hallinan

Former San Fran DA Terence Hallinan dead at 83, Texans for Safe Access Symposium featuring Dr. Sue Sisley, moderated by Shivawn Brady.

Guest(s): Terence Hallinan
Terence Hallinan
Download: Audio icon FDBCB012220.mp3

Link(s): Justice Grown

01/15/20 Diane Goldstein

Diane Goldstein chair of Law Enforcement Action Partnership, Frederick Cortes Diaz of Intercambios, Shaleen Title Mass. Cannabis Control Commissioner & Basillio H. Sepe journalist with The Nights Watch in the Philippines

Guest(s): Diane Goldstein
Organization(s): LEAP

Download: Audio icon FDBCB011520.mp3

Link(s): LEAP

01/08/20 Neill Franklin

Neill Franklin Dir of Law Enforcement Action Partnership, Lynn Paltrow Dir of National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Christina Dent Dir of End It For Good in Miss + Joe Marcinkowski of Houston Peace and Justice Center

Guest(s): Neill Franklin
Organization(s): LEAP

Download: Audio icon FDBCB010820.mp3

Link(s): LEAP