Drugs

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A Nice Cuppa

Airs at: Wed, 01/19/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we’re going to talk about one of the world’s most widely used drugs. It would be hard to overstate the impact that this substance and the culture surrounding it has had on nations and peoples around the world, it’s even played a part in... Read more

Hemp

Airs at: Wed, 01/19/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On the new edition of Century: Newly-published research shows that compounds in hemp may prevent coronavirus from entering human cells. We speak with lead author Richard van Breemen, PhD, a Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Colle... Read more

Three Principles

Airs at: Wed, 01/12/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, we discuss three principles for smarter, more effective drug policies: guarantee access to a safe supply; provide access to safe consumption spaces; and decriminalize people who use drugs. Read more

How to Report on Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 01/05/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this holiday edition of Century, Maia Szalavitz in an interview from 2016 on harm reduction and reporting on drugs, and Professor Kerwin Kaye in an interview from 2020 on Synanon and punitive drug “treatment”. Read more

Doing What Works

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, a conversation with Dr. Ashish Thakrar, a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, about methadone and buprenorphine treatment in prisons and jails; plus a dis... Read more

Happy New Year

Airs at: Wed, 12/29/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century we'll hear archived audio with Oregon activist Anna Diaz, Wisconsin activist Dennis Doyle Brennan, Oregon attorney Leland Berger, internationally renowned comedian Ngaio Bealum, and best-selling author Johann Hari. Read more

Duterte's Drug War Slaughter

Airs at: Wed, 12/22/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century, we speak with Ashish Thakrar, MD, a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania one of the co-authors of an article entitled “Trends in Buprenorphine Use in US Jails and Prisons From 2016 to 2021”, publishe... Read more

We Will Not Be Silenced

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, discussion of human rights is shut out by the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Plus, we talk with Haven Wheelock from Outside In about harm reduction and supervised consumption sites, and with Shaun Shelly from the South African Netw... Read more

Neither Penalize Nor Pathologize

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies: Part two 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. Read more

"The Head Follows The Heart"

Airs at: Wed, 12/08/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
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... Read more