Social Services

Harm Reduction in Oregon and California

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction in Oregon and California. The state of Oregon is considering a measure to expand and enhance harm reduction services. We hear from Oregon State Representative Maxine Dexter, MD, lead sponsor of House Bill 2395, the Opioid Harm Re... Read more

Defending Our Gains, Advancing Further Reforms

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Oregon Legislature's 2023 session is underway. Measure 110 reforms and other good, effective, humane policies are under threat by drug war zealots along with some well-intentioned yet sadly misguided souls. To learn more about this year's legislative session, host Doug ... Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer

Airs at: Wed, 01/18/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer. The city of San Francisco continues to discuss the implementation of safe consumption spaces. We hear Sam Rivera, Executive Director of OnPoint NYC, and Doctor Alex Kral from RTI Internat... Read more

Remembering Jeff Steinborn

Airs at: Wed, 01/11/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Remembering Jeffrey Steinborn. Jeffrey Steinborn was an attorney, a marijuana legalizer, and social justice revolutionary in the city of Seattle who passed away in early January. On this edition of Century we’ll hear an interview with Jeff from... Read more

Aid & Assist: Perspective from the Bench

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Judge Nan Waller of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, who serves as Judge for the Mental Health Court and also manages the Aid and Assist docket for the county court. The U.S. Constitution declares that a person cannot be held in jail without ... Read more

What Really Works

Airs at: Wed, 12/28/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: San Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston questions Mayor London Breed’s commitment to harm reduction and overdose prevention. Plus, Paula Migliardi, a Program Specialist in Healthy Sexuality and Harm Reduction for the Winnipeg Regional Health Auth... Read more

Reform Continues To Advance In Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 12/21/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Reform Continues To Advance In Ireland. The Republic of Ireland’s parliamentary Joint Committee on Justice released a Report on December  14 that among other things recommends decriminalization of people who use drugs and the regulation of cert... Read more

Meeting People Where They're At

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Meeting People Where They’re At. On this edition of Century we look once again at Canada’s Safer Supply programs. We hear from  Praneetha Mahindan, NP; Dalena Dang, NP, Madison Joyce, RN, and Hannah Levitt, Case Manager with the Parkdale Queen ... Read more

City Workers Authorize a Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Portland City workers from three bureaus - transportation, parks, and environmental services - have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for higher wages and improved safety.  James O'Laughlen, former wastewater treatment worker, now union representative, tells Labor ... Read more

Healthcare During and After Incarceration

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Healthcare During and After Incarceration. We hear from participants in an event sponsored by the National Institute for Health Care Management event entitled “Health During and After Incarceration,” including Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, a... Read more